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The Scarlet Letter
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  • The child went singing away, following up the current of the brook, and striving to mingle a more lightsome cadence with its melancholy voice.
  • This vocal organ was in itself a rich endowment, insomuch that a listener, comprehending nothing of the language in which the preacher spoke, might still have been swayed to and fro by the mere tone and cadence.

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  • The sound of the waves crashing on the shore had a comforting cadence.
  • She speaks with a halting, mumbled cadence.

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