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illustrate
used in The Scarlet Letter

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  • Had they followed their hereditary taste, the New England settlers would have illustrated all events of public importance by bonfires, banquets, pageantries, and processions.
    Chapter 21 -- The New England Holiday (46% in)
  • But here—if we suppose this interview betwixt Mistress Hibbins and Hester Prynne to be authentic, and not a parable—was already an illustration of the young minister's argument against sundering the relation of a fallen mother to the offspring of her frailty.
    Chapter 8 -- The Elf-child and the Minister (99% in)

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