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ecstasy
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
a state of intense happiness
  • But what distinguished the physician's ecstasy from Satan's was the trait of wonder in it!
    Chapter 10 -- The Leech and his Patient (**% in)
  • Had a man seen old Roger Chillingworth, at that moment of his ecstasy, he would have had no need to ask how Satan comports himself when a precious human soul is lost to heaven, and won into his kingdom.
    Chapter 10 -- The Leech and his Patient (99% in)
  • Assuredly, as the minister looked back, he beheld an expression of divine gratitude and ecstasy that seemed like the shine of the celestial city on her face, so wrinkled and ashy pale.
    Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (47% in)
  • However, leaving that mystery to solve itself, or go unsolved for ever, he drove his task onward with earnest haste and ecstasy.
    Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (98% in)

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