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The Scarlet Letter
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Be, if thy spirit summon thee to such a mission, the teacher and apostle of the red men.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The angel and apostle of the coming revelation must be a woman, indeed, but lofty, pure, and beautiful, and wise; moreover, not through dusky grief, but the ethereal medium of joy; and showing how sacred love should make us happy, by the truest test of a life successful to such an end.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The young divine, whose scholar-like renown still lived in Oxford, was considered by his more fervent admirers as little less than a heavenly ordained apostle, destined, should he live and labour for the ordinary term of life, to do as great deeds, for the now feeble New England Church, as the early Fathers had achieved for the infancy of the Christian faith.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My journey, and the sight of the holy Apostle yonder, and the free air which I have breathed have done me good, after so long confinement in my study.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Dimmesdale had been summoned to make a prayer, she learnt that he had gone, the day before, to visit the Apostle Eliot, among his Indian converts.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Welcome home, reverend sir," said the physician "And how found you that godly man, the Apostle Eliot?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My one sufficient object was to greet that pious friend of mine, the Apostle Eliot, and rejoice with him over the many precious souls he hath won from heathendom!" "Ha, ha, ha!" cackled the old witch-lady, still nodding her high head-dress at the minister.  (not reviewed by editor)

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