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The Scarlet Letter
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  • "Ah, but," interposed, more softly, a young wife, holding a child by the hand, "let her cover the mark as she will, the pang of it will be always in her heart."
  • Individuals of wiser faith, indeed, who knew that Heaven promotes its purposes without aiming at the stage-effect of what is called miraculous interposition, were inclined to see a providential hand in Roger Chillingworth’s so opportune arrival.
  • Yet, uttering his long-restrained emotions so vehemently as he did, his words here offered her the very point of circumstances in which to interpose what she came to say.
  • But, much to the disappointment of the crowd, this latter business was broken off by the interposition of the town beadle, who had no idea of permitting the majesty of the law to be violated by such an abuse of one of its consecrated places.

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  • Where were their voices when the lips of Governor Barnett dripped with words of interposition and nullification?
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • Michael moved in front of the machine, interposing himself between Octavian and the two Greek demigods.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus

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