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vocation
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • A stain on his conscience, as to anything that came within the range of his vocation, would trouble such a man very much in the same way, though to a far greater degree, than an error in the balance of an account, or an ink-blot on the fair page of a book of record.
  • Hester Prynne—whose vocation, as a self-enlisted Sister of Charity, had brought her acquainted with the captain and crew—could take upon herself to secure the passage of two individuals and a child with all the secrecy which circumstances rendered more than desirable.

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  • She not only changed jobs, she changed vocations.
  • Took a series of interest, aptitude, and personality tests to choose a good vocation.

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