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The Scarlet Letter
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  • On the supposition that Pearl, as already hinted, was of demon origin, these good people not unreasonably argued that a Christian interest in the mother’s soul required them to remove such a stumbling-block from her path.

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  • It is a foolish supposition.
  • She paints a vivid picture, but we must remember it is all mere supposition.

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