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infinite
used in The Scarlet Letter

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  • Carried away by the grotesque horror of this picture, the minister, unawares, and to his own infinite alarm, burst into a great peal of laughter.
    Chapter 12 -- The Minister's Vigil (46% in)
  • Pearl's aspect was imbued with a spell of infinite variety; in this one child there were many children, comprehending the full scope between the wild-flower prettiness of a peasant-baby, and the pomp, in little, of an infant princess.
    Chapter 6 -- Pearl (14% in)
  • Then, gasping for breath, did Hester Prynne clutch the fatal token, instinctively endeavouring to tear it away, so infinite was the torture inflicted by the intelligent touch of Pearl's baby-hand.
    Chapter 6 -- Pearl (76% in)
  • Hester felt that the sacrifice of the clergyman's good name, and death itself, as she had already told Roger Chillingworth, would have been infinitely preferable to the alternative which she had taken upon herself to choose.
    Chapter 17 -- The Pastor and his Parishioner (46% in)
  • She had flung it into infinite space! she had drawn an hour's free breath! and here again was the scarlet misery glittering on the old spot!
    Chapter 19 -- The Child at the Brookside (72% in)
  • After exhausting life in his efforts for mankind's spiritual good, he had made the manner of his death a parable, in order to impress on his admirers the mighty and mournful lesson, that, in the view of Infinite Purity, we are sinners all alike.
    Chapter 24 -- Conclusion (21% in)

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