- , asked she, reproachfully, but with a subdued tone.Chapter 19 -- The Child at the Brookside (77% in)
- "Is the world, then, so narrow?" exclaimed Hester Prynne, fixing her deep eyes on the minister's, and instinctively exercising a magnetic power over a spirit so shattered and subdued that it could hardly hold itself erect.Chapter 17 -- The Pastor and his Parishioner (80% in)
- None knew—nor ever learned with the fulness of perfect certainty—whether the elf-child had gone thus untimely to a maiden grave; or whether her wild, rich nature had been softened and subdued and made capable of a woman's gentle happiness.Chapter 24 -- Conclusion (65% in)
There are no more uses of "subdue" in The Scarlet Letter.
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