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The Scarlet Letter
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perpetrator
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • 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.

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