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Used in
The Scarlet Letter
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  • What I contend for is the authenticity of the outline.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Others contended that the stigma had not been produced until a long time subsequent, when old Roger Chillingworth, being a potent necromancer, had caused it to appear, through the agency of magic and poisonous drugs.  (not reviewed by editor)

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