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The Scarlet Letter
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baptism
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • …in whose daily life you discern the sanctity of Enoch—I, whose footsteps, as you suppose, leave a gleam along my earthly track, whereby the Pilgrims that shall come after me may be guided to the regions of the blest—I, who have laid the hand of baptism upon your children—I, who have breathed the parting prayer over your dying friends, to whom the Amen sounded faintly from a world which they had quitted—I, your pastor, whom you so reverence and trust, am utterly a pollution and a lie!

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  • She was baptized at the same church as her grandmother.
  • The Pope said he would baptize Martians if they asked.

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