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serpent
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
a snake
  • It might be, too—doubtless it was so, although she hid the secret from herself, and grew pale whenever it struggled out of her heart, like a serpent from its hole—it might be that another feeling kept her within the scene and pathway that had been so fatal.
    Chapter 5 — Hester at her Needle (21% in)

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