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bar
used in The Scarlet Letter

3 uses
  • She barely looked the idea in the face, and hastened to bar it in its dungeon.
    Chapter 5 -- Hester at her Needle (25% in)
  • There dwelt, there trode, the feet of one with whom she deemed herself connected in a union that, unrecognised on earth, would bring them together before the bar of final judgment, and make that their marriage-altar, for a joint futurity of endless retribution.
    Chapter 5 -- Hester at her Needle (23% in)
  • The sun, but little past its meridian, shone down upon the clergyman, and gave a distinctness to his figure, as he stood out from all the earth, to put in his plea of guilty at the bar of Eternal Justice.
    Chapter 23 -- The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter (71% in)

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