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delicacy
used in The Scarlet Letter

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  • It was not an age of delicacy; and her position, although she understood it well, and was in little danger of forgetting it, was often brought before her vivid self-perception, like a new anguish, by the rudest touch upon the tenderest spot.
    Chapter 5 -- Hester at her Needle (66% in)

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