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1  It was only the darkened house that could contain her.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
2  A dusky tumult would flap its wings from one house to another.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
3  The affair being so satisfactorily concluded, Hester Prynne, with Pearl, departed from the house.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VIII. THE ELF-CHILD AND THE MINISTER
4  "It was the old dame in the chimney corner, at the house where you watched last night," said the child.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
5  In fact, adown the vista of the garden avenue, a number of persons were seen approaching towards the house.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
6  Left alone, the minister summoned a servant of the house, and requested food, which, being set before him, he ate with ravenous appetite.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
7  Pearl, looking at this bright wonder of a house began to caper and dance, and imperatively required that the whole breadth of sunshine should be stripped off its front, and given her to play with.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
8  Little Pearl, who was as greatly pleased with the gleaming armour as she had been with the glittering frontispiece of the house, spent some time looking into the polished mirror of the breastplate.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
9  Here, then, was a wide and reasonably lofty hall, extending through the whole depth of the house, and forming a medium of general communication, more or less directly, with all the other apartments.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
10  At another window of the same house, moreover appeared old Mistress Hibbins, the Governor's sister, also with a lamp, which even thus far off revealed the expression of her sour and discontented face.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
11  The new abode of the two friends was with a pious widow, of good social rank, who dwelt in a house covering pretty nearly the site on which the venerable structure of King's Chapel has since been built.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
12  Standing on that miserable eminence, she saw again her native village, in Old England, and her paternal home: a decayed house of grey stone, with a poverty-stricken aspect, but retaining a half obliterated shield of arms over the portal, in token of antique gentility.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
13  After a time, at a hint from Roger Chillingworth, the friends of Mr. Dimmesdale effected an arrangement by which the two were lodged in the same house; so that every ebb and flow of the minister's life-tide might pass under the eye of his anxious and attached physician.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
14  On the other side of the house, old Roger Chillingworth arranged his study and laboratory: not such as a modern man of science would reckon even tolerably complete, but provided with a distilling apparatus and the means of compounding drugs and chemicals, which the practised alchemist knew well how to turn to purpose.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
15  This was a large wooden house, built in a fashion of which there are specimens still extant in the streets of our older towns now moss-grown, crumbling to decay, and melancholy at heart with the many sorrowful or joyful occurrences, remembered or forgotten, that have happened and passed away within their dusky chambers.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
16  Without any effort of his will, or power to restrain himself, he shrieked aloud: an outcry that went pealing through the night, and was beaten back from one house to another, and reverberated from the hills in the background; as if a company of devils, detecting so much misery and terror in it, had made a plaything of the sound, and were bandying it to and fro.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
17  Next rose before her in memory's picture-gallery, the intricate and narrow thoroughfares, the tall, grey houses, the huge cathedrals, and the public edifices, ancient in date and quaint in architecture, of a continental city; where new life had awaited her, still in connexion with the misshapen scholar: a new life, but feeding itself on time-worn materials, like a tuft of green moss on a crumbling wall.
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Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
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