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The Scarlet Letter
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Though by no means less liable than their fellow-men to age and infirmity, they had evidently some talisman or other that kept death at bay.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • These old gentlemenóseated, like Matthew at the receipt of custom, but not very liable to be summoned thence, like him, for apostolic errandsówere Custom-House officers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Yet Mr. Dimmesdale would perhaps have seen this individual's character more perfectly, if a certain morbidness, to which sick hearts are liable, had not rendered him suspicious of all mankind.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He looked haggard and feeble, and betrayed a nerveless despondency in his air, which had never so remarkably characterised him in his walks about the settlement, nor in any other situation where he deemed himself liable to notice.  (not reviewed by editor)

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