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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Hester could not but ask herself whether there had not originally been a defect of truth, courage, and loyalty on her own part, in allowing the minister to be thrown into a position where so much evil was to be foreboded and nothing auspicious to be hoped.

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  • With good weather and no traffic, we had an auspicious start on our journey.
  • The fortune cookie said "Today is an auspicious day for romance."

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