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The Scarlet Letter
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  • No life had been more peaceful and innocent than mine; few lives so rich with benefits conferred.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He listened in silence, and finally promised to confer with the physician.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was perceived, too, that while Hester never put forward even the humblest title to share in the world's privileges—further than to breathe the common air and earn daily bread for little Pearl and herself by the faithful labour of her hands—she was quick to acknowledge her sisterhood with the race of man whenever benefits were to be conferred.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was lodged in the prison, not as suspected of any offence, but as the most convenient and suitable mode of disposing of him, until the magistrates should have conferred with the Indian sagamores respecting his ransom.  (not reviewed by editor)

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