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The Scarlet Letter
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  • You have bartered it for a pittance of the public gold.
  • It was a maiden newly-won—and won by the Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale’s own sermon, on the Sabbath after his vigil—to barter the transitory pleasures of the world for the heavenly hope that was to assume brighter substance as life grew dark around her, and which would gild the utter gloom with final glory.

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  • The IRS is investigating a barter exchange that we belonged to.
  • Make soap, wash dishes, barter—yes.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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