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The Scarlet Letter
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serpent
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • It might be, too—doubtless it was so, although she hid the secret from herself, and grew pale whenever it struggled out of her heart, like a serpent from its hole—it might be that another feeling kept her within the scene and pathway that had been so fatal.

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  • a picture of a serpent eating its tail
  • the serpent in the Garden of Eden

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