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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Doomed by his own choice, therefore, as Mr. Dimmesdale so evidently was, to eat his unsavoury morsel always at another’s board, and endure the life-long chill which must be his lot who seeks to warm himself only at another’s fireside, it truly seemed that this sagacious, experienced, benevolent old physician, with his concord of paternal and reverential love for the young pastor, was the very man, of all mankind, to be constantly within reach of his voice.

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  • They brought something out in me that was unsavory.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • And as you know, a certain senator was just revealed to be involved in some very unsavory business.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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