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The Scarlet Letter
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  • It behoves you; therefore, to exhort her to repentance and to confession, as a proof and consequence thereof.
  • Clergymen paused in the streets, to address words of exhortation, that brought a crowd, with its mingled grin and frown, around the poor, sinful woman.
  • Exhort her to confess the truth!
  • With his own ghostly voice he had exhorted me, on the sacred consideration of my filial duty and reverence towards him—who might reasonably regard himself as my official ancestor—to bring his mouldy and moth-eaten lucubrations before the public.

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  • I have exhorted and encouraged her, but it has to be her decision.
  • The organization exhorts people to be environmentally conscious.

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