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Definitionto abandon or give up on — such as someone who needs you, or an idea, or a place
- And Hester Prynne had returned, and taken up her long-forsaken shame!Chapter 24 -- Conclusion (63% in)
- It may be that it was the talisman of a stern and severe, but yet a guardian spirit, who now forsook her; as recognising that, in spite of his strict watch over her heart, some new evil had crept into it, or some old one had never been expelled.Chapter 15 -- Hester and Pearl (92% in)
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