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temporal
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Were it not, thinkest thou, for thy little one’s temporal and eternal welfare that she be taken out of thy charge, and clad soberly, and disciplined strictly, and instructed in the truths of heaven and earth?

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as in: temporal and spacial boundaries Define
having to do with time
as in: temporal world Define
concerned with the material (in contrast to the spiritual) world
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