After her return to the prison, Hester Prynne was found to be in a state of nervous excitement, that demanded constant watchfulness, lest she should perpetrate violence on herself, or do some half-frenzied mischief to the poor babe.
But for my aid his life would have burned away in torments within the first two years after the perpetration of his crime and thine.
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The perpetrator has not been captured or identified.
It’s been a year since the crime and the perpetrator has still not been caught.