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The Scarlet Letter
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  • It was inexpressibly sad—then what depth of sorrow to a mother, who felt in her own heart the cause—to observe, in one so young, this constant recognition of an adverse world, and so fierce a training of the energies that were to make good her cause in the contest that must ensue.

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  • adverse circumstances
  • could adversely affect the war effort
    Dalton Trumbo  --  Johnny Got His Gun

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