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- Wilt thou yet purge it out of thee, and be once more human?Chapter 14 -- Hester and the Physician (89% in)
- Here, she said to herself had been the scene of her guilt, and here should be the scene of her earthly punishment; and so, perchance, the torture of her daily shame would at length purge her soul, and work out another purity than that which she had lost: more saint-like, because the result of martyrdom.Chapter 5 -- Hester at her Needle (26% in)
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