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sojourn
used in
The Scarlet Letter

2 uses
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Definition a temporary visit to a place
  • "My old studies in alchemy," observed he, "and my sojourn, for above a year past, among a people well versed in the kindly properties of simples, have made a better physician of me than many that claim the medical degree.
    Chapter 4 -- The Interview (23% in)
  • "Truly, friend; and methinks it must gladden your heart, after your troubles and sojourn in the wilderness," said the townsman, "to find yourself at length in a land where iniquity is searched out and punished in the sight of rulers and people, as here in our godly New England.
    Chapter 3 -- The Recognition (20% in)

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