To see all instances of the word
mercenary
used in
The Scarlet Letter
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
mercenary
Used in
The Scarlet Letter
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • This body of soldieryŚwhich still sustains a corporate existence, and marches down from past ages with an ancient and honourable fameŚwas composed of no mercenary materials.  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: a mercenary soldier
as in: a mercenary attitude
To see an overview of word senses, click here.

Go to Book Vocabulary
VerbalWorkout.com Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.