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The Scarlet Letter
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • What can thy silence do for him, except it tempt him—yea, compel him, as it were—to add hypocrisy to sin?

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  • It’s not clear if she is guilty of moral hypocrisy or moral weakness.
  • Hypocrisy is a standard feature of party politics with the majority regularly taking steps they claimed were wrong when the other party had the majority.

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