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posterity
used in The Scarlet Letter

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all future generations
  • Their immediate posterity, the generation next to the early emigrants, wore the blackest shade of Puritanism, and so darkened the national visage with it, that all the subsequent years have not sufficed to clear it up.
    Chapter 21 -- The New England Holiday (65% in)

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