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anguish
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
extreme pain, suffering, or distress (of body or mind)
  • —its dark, low-studded rooms—its grime and sordidness, which are the crystallization on its walls of the human breath, that has been drawn and exhaled here in discontent and anguish?
    Chapter 12 — The Daguerreotypist (83% in)
  • Evidently, he desired this prick of a trifling anguish, in order to assure himself, by that quality which he best knew to be real, that the garden, and the seven weather-beaten gables, and Hepzibah's scowl, and Phoebe's smile, were real likewise.
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (37% in)
  • —that it has left no anguish in my bosom, from that day to this, amidst all the prosperity with which Heaven has blessed me?
    Chapter 15 — The Scowl and Smile (26% in)
  • It was now far too late in Clifford's life for the good opinion of society to be worth the trouble and anguish of a formal vindication.
    Chapter 21 — The Departure (39% in)

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