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- The little circlet of the schoolboy's copper coin—dim and lustreless though it was, with the small services which it had been doing here and there about the world—had proved a talisman, fragrant with good, and deserving to be set in gold and worn next her heart.Chapter 3 — The First Customer (73% in)
- The maiden lady arose upon her feet, as pale as a ghost at cock-crow; for she was an enslaved spirit, and this the talisman to which she owed obedience.Chapter 3 — The First Customer (2% in)
- But ambition is a talisman more powerful than witchcraft.Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (38% in)
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