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iniquity
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • A blessing on the righteous colony of the Massachusetts, where iniquity is dragged out into the sunshine!
  • It irks me, nevertheless, that the partner of her iniquity should not at least, stand on the scaffold by her side.
  • So, to their own unutterable torment, they go about among their fellow-creatures, looking pure as new-fallen snow, while their hearts are all speckled and spotted with iniquity of which they cannot rid themselves.
  • He had told his hearers that he was altogether vile, a viler companion of the vilest, the worst of sinners, an abomination, a thing of unimaginable iniquity, and that the only wonder was that they did not see his wretched body shrivelled up before their eyes by the burning wrath of the Almighty!
  • "Truly, friend; and methinks it must gladden your heart, after your troubles and sojourn in the wilderness," said the townsman, "to find yourself at length in a land where iniquity is searched out and punished in the sight of rulers and people, as here in our godly New England.

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  • That was when I realized I had to climb up from the depths of iniquity.
  • She fought against the iniquity of slavery.

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