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consequence
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • Inaudible, consequently, were poor Miss Hepzibah's gusty sighs.
    Chapter 2 — The Little Shop-Window (5% in)
  • It consequently becomes imperative to make short work with most of the traditionary lore of which the old Pyncheon House, otherwise known as the House of the Seven Gables, has been the theme.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (3% in)
  • Then—as if the only barrier betwixt herself and the world had been thrown down, and a flood of evil consequences would come tumbling through the gap—she fled into the inner parlor, threw herself into the ancestral elbow-chair, and wept.
    Chapter 2 — The Little Shop-Window (92% in)
  • It was evident that the race had degenerated, like many a noble race besides, in consequence of too strict a watchfulness to keep it pure.
    Chapter 6 — Maule's Well (27% in)
  • Yet, it must be said, her petals sometimes drooped a little, in consequence of the heavy atmosphere about her.
    Chapter 9 — Clifford and Phoebe (91% in)
  • Since those days, no doubt, it had grown to be suspected that, in consequence of an unfortunate overdoing of a work praiseworthy in itself, the proceedings against the witches had proved far less acceptable to the Beneficent Father than to that very Arch Enemy whom they were intended to distress and utterly overwhelm.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (6% in)
  • The present owner, Gervayse Pyncheon, was said to have contracted a dislike to the house, in consequence of a shock to his sensibility, in early childhood, from the sudden death of his grandfather.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (14% in)
  • He then renewed the conversation, and made great pecuniary offers to the carpenter, in case the latter should give information leading to the discovery of the lost document, and the consequent success of the Eastern claim.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (45% in)
  • Clifford must give up his secret, or take the consequences.
    Chapter 15 — The Scowl and Smile (90% in)
  • It surely cannot have slipped your memory that the dinner of to-day is to be the most important, in its consequences, of all the dinners you ever ate.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (32% in)
  • Bewildered and terror-stricken by the similarity of this death to a former one, which was attended with such disastrous consequences to Clifford, they have had no idea but of removing themselves from the scene.
    Chapter 20 — The Flower of Eden (40% in)
  • Had Hepzibah but shrieked aloud,—had Clifford flung wide the door, and proclaimed Judge Pyncheon's death,—it would have been, however awful in itself, an event fruitful of good consequences to them.
    Chapter 20 — The Flower of Eden (42% in)

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