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The Scarlet Letter
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  • The authority which we have chiefly followed—a manuscript of old date, drawn up from the verbal testimony of individuals, some of whom had known Hester Prynne, while others had heard the tale from contemporary witnesses fully confirms the view taken in the foregoing pages.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: contemporary design
as in: they are contemporaries
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