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contemporary
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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they are contemporaries
Definition
living at the same time

or:

something occurring in the same period of time as something else
  • The Pyncheon of two centuries ago, in common with most of his contemporaries, professed his full belief in spiritual ministrations, although reckoning them chiefly of a malignant character.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (67% in)
  • Though looked upon as a weighty man among his contemporaries in respect of animal substance, and as favored with a remarkable degree of fundamental development, well adapting him for the judicial bench, we conceive that the modern Judge Pyncheon, if weighed in the same balance with his ancestor, would have required at least an old-fashioned fifty-six to keep the scale in equilibrio.
    Chapter 8 — The Pyncheon of To-day (34% in)

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  • We must not stain our page with any contemporary scandal, to a similar purport, that may have been whispered against the Judge.
    Chapter 8 — The Pyncheon of To-day (46% in)

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