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The Scarlet Letter
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  • He was a soldier, legislator, judge; he was a ruler in the Church; he had all the Puritanic traits, both good and evil.
  • The period was hardly, if at all, earlier than that of our story, when a dispute concerning the right of property in a pig not only caused a fierce and bitter contest in the legislative body of the colony, but resulted in an important modification of the framework itself of the legislature.

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  • The state legislature passed a law to increase the minimum wage, but the governor vetoed it while claiming it would reduce the number of entry-level jobs for young people.
  • She is running for the state legislature.

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