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testament
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • At old Roger Chillingworth’s decease, (which took place within the year), and by his last will and testament, of which Governor Bellingham and the Reverend Mr. Wilson were executors, he bequeathed a very considerable amount of property, both here and in England to little Pearl, the daughter of Hester Prynne.

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  • His success raising numerous small contributions is testament to his popularity.
  • She asked me to be a witness to her last will and testament.

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