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barter
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
to trade things of value without involving money
  • You have bartered it for a pittance of the public gold.
    Introductory (76% in)
  • It was a maiden newly-won—and won by the Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale's own sermon, on the Sabbath after his vigil—to barter the transitory pleasures of the world for the heavenly hope that was to assume brighter substance as life grew dark around her, and which would gild the utter gloom with final glory.
    Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (48% in)

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