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forthwith
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • A lane was forthwith opened through the crowd of spectators.
  • As he spoke, he laid his long fore-finger on the scarlet letter, which forthwith seemed to scorch into Hester’s breast, as if it had been red hot.
  • But she comes at a good time, and we will look into this matter forthwith.
  • On my life, Hester, I made my intreaty to the worshipful magistrate that it might be done forthwith.
  • Then flinging the already written pages of the Election Sermon into the fire, he forthwith began another, which he wrote with such an impulsive flow of thought and emotion, that he fancied himself inspired; and only wondered that Heaven should see fit to transmit the grand and solemn music of its oracles through so foul an organ pipe as he.
  • "I pray you," answered the minister, "if thou hast any means of pacifying the child, do it forthwith!

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  • An official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith.
  • I set to work upon my preparations forthwith.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man

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