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1  It straggled onward into the mystery of the primeval forest.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
2  No golden light had ever been so precious as the gloom of this dark forest.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
3  The forest was obscure around them, and creaked with a blast that was passing through it.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
4  This flitting cheerfulness was always at the further extremity of some long vista through the forest.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
5  Here it was wofully visible, in this intense seclusion of the forest, which of itself would have been a heavy trial to the spirits.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
6  Thus conversing, they entered sufficiently deep into the wood to secure themselves from the observation of any casual passenger along the forest track.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
7  And now, rather than have had this grievous wrong to confess, she would gladly have laid down on the forest leaves, and died there, at Arthur Dimmesdale's feet.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
8  When her elf-child had departed, Hester Prynne made a step or two towards the track that led through the forest, but still remained under the deep shadow of the trees.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
9  But the brook, in the course of its little lifetime among the forest trees, had gone through so solemn an experience that it could not help talking about it, and seemed to have nothing else to say.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
10  He described him as a man of skill in all Christian modes of physical science, and likewise familiar with whatever the savage people could teach in respect to medicinal herbs and roots that grew in the forest.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
11  I might have known that, as I came out of the vast and dismal forest, and entered this settlement of Christian men, the very first object to meet my eyes would be thyself, Hester Prynne, standing up, a statue of ignominy, before the people.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
12  It might be that an Antinomian, a Quaker, or other heterodox religionist, was to be scourged out of the town, or an idle or vagrant Indian, whom the white man's firewater had made riotous about the streets, was to be driven with stripes into the shadow of the forest.
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Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
13  Beyond the shadow of a doubt, this venerable witch-lady had heard Mr. Dimmesdale's outcry, and interpreted it, with its multitudinous echoes and reverberations, as the clamour of the fiends and night-hags, with whom she was well known to make excursions in the forest.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
14  For the sake of the minister's health, and to enable the leech to gather plants with healing balm in them, they took long walks on the sea-shore, or in the forest; mingling various walks with the splash and murmur of the waves, and the solemn wind-anthem among the tree-tops.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
15  Letting the eyes follow along the course of the stream, they could catch the reflected light from its water, at some short distance within the forest, but soon lost all traces of it amid the bewilderment of tree-trunks and underbrush, and here and there a huge rock covered over with gray lichens.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
16  How he haunts this forest, and carries a book with him a big, heavy book, with iron clasps; and how this ugly Black Man offers his book and an iron pen to everybody that meets him here among the trees; and they are to write their names with their own blood; and then he sets his mark on their bosoms.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
17  All these giant trees and boulders of granite seemed intent on making a mystery of the course of this small brook; fearing, perhaps, that, with its never-ceasing loquacity, it should whisper tales out of the heart of the old forest whence it flowed, or mirror its revelations on the smooth surface of a pool.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
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