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The Scarlet Letter
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  • What I saw in him—as evidently as the indestructible ramparts of Old Ticonderoga, already cited as the most appropriate simile—was the features of stubborn and ponderous endurance, which might well have amounted to obstinacy in his earlier days; of integrity, that, like most of his other endowments, lay in a somewhat heavy mass, and was just as unmalleable or unmanageable as a ton of iron ore; and of benevolence which, fiercely as he led the bayonets on at Chippewa or Fort Erie, I take…

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as in: references cited in the endnotes Define
to mention a source of information -- usually as proof or an example that supports an idea
as in: cited from the President's speech Define
to quote someone (to make a point)
as in: cited for valor Define
commend or praise publicly -- especially someone in the military
as in: cited for speeding Define
to officially mention someone in a legal matter - especially to charge someone with breaking the law or to demand they appear in court
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