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phase
used in The Scarlet Letter

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  • She might, in one of her phases, have been a prophetess.
    Chapter 13 -- Another View of Hester (71% in)
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  • It still haunts me, and induces a sort of home-feeling with the past, which I scarcely claim in reference to the present phase of the town.
    Introductory (15% in)
  • This earthly faintness, was, in their view, only another phase of the minister's celestial strength; nor would it have seemed a miracle too high to be wrought for one so holy, had he ascended before their eyes, waxing dimmer and brighter, and fading at last into the light of heaven!
    Chapter 23 -- The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter (46% in)

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