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The Scarlet Letter
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  • It was, moreover, a separate and insulated event, to occur but once in her lifetime, and to meet which, therefore, reckless of economy, she might call up the vital strength that would have sufficed for many quiet years.

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as in: insulate the attic Define
to cover something with a material to prevent passage of something such as heat, cold, noise, or electricity
as in: insulate her from Define
to separate someone or something from influences thought to be harmful
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