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nether
used in The Scarlet Letter

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located below or beneath something else
  • His first entry on the scene, few people could tell whence, dropping down as it were out of the sky or starting from the nether earth, had an aspect of mystery, which was easily heightened to the miraculous.
    Chapter 9 -- The Leech (28% in)
  • At this instant old Roger Chillingworth thrust himself through the crowd—or, perhaps, so dark, disturbed, and evil was his look, he rose up out of some nether region—to snatch back his victim from what he sought to do!
    Chapter 23 -- The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter (51% in)

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