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The Scarlet Letter
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  • 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.
  • For many years, though a vague report would now and then find its way across the sea—like a shapeless piece of driftwood tossed ashore with the initials of a name upon it—yet no tidings of them unquestionably authentic were received.

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  • I appealed to Boney now, Detective Rhonda Boney with the sympathetic air that seemed at least partly authentic.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • I’m trying for the authentic camping experience."
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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