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Protestant
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition a member of or relating to any of the Western churches that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
  • Oftentimes, this Protestant and Puritan divine had plied it on his own shoulders, laughing bitterly at himself the while, and smiting so much the more pitilessly because of that bitter laugh.
    Chapter 11 -- The Interior of a Heart (77% in)
  • Here the pale clergyman piled up his library, rich with parchment-bound folios of the Fathers, and the lore of Rabbis, and monkish erudition, of which the Protestant divines, even while they vilified and decried that class of writers, were yet constrained often to avail themselves.
    Chapter 9 -- The Leech (81% in)

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