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1  Her sin, her ignominy, were the roots which she had struck into the soil.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
2  The very ideal of ignominy was embodied and made manifest in this contrivance of wood and iron.
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Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
3  Thus she will be a living sermon against sin, until the ignominious letter be engraved upon her tombstone.
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Get Context   In III. THE RECOGNITION
4  Hester Prynne did not now occupy precisely the same position in which we beheld her during the earlier periods of her ignominy.
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Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
5  Thus we seem to see that, as regarded Hester Prynne, the whole seven years of outlaw and ignominy had been little other than a preparation for this very hour.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
6  If the minister's voice had not kept her there, there would, nevertheless, have been an inevitable magnetism in that spot, whence she dated the first hour of her life of ignominy.
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Get Context   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
7  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.
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Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
8  Walking in the shadow of a dream, as it were, and perhaps actually under the influence of a species of somnambulism, Mr. Dimmesdale reached the spot where, now so long since, Hester Prynne had lived through her first hours of public ignominy.
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Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
9  Those who had before known her, and had expected to behold her dimmed and obscured by a disastrous cloud, were astonished, and even startled, to perceive how her beauty shone out, and made a halo of the misfortune and ignominy in which she was enveloped.
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Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
10  He looked now more careworn and emaciated than as we described him at the scene of Hester's public ignominy; and whether it were his failing health, or whatever the cause might be, his large dark eyes had a world of pain in their troubled and melancholy depth.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ELF-CHILD AND THE MINISTER
11  Strengthened by years of hard and solemn trial, she felt herself no longer so inadequate to cope with Roger Chillingworth as on that night, abased by sin and half-maddened by the ignominy that was still new, when they had talked together in the prison-chamber.
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Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
12  Discerning the impracticable state of the poor culprit's mind, the elder clergyman, who had carefully prepared himself for the occasion, addressed to the multitude a discourse on sin, in all its branches, but with continual reference to the ignominious letter.
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Get Context   In III. THE RECOGNITION
13  While Hester stood in that magic circle of ignominy, where the cunning cruelty of her sentence seemed to have fixed her for ever, the admirable preacher was looking down from the sacred pulpit upon an audience whose very inmost spirits had yielded to his control.
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Get Context   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
14  And now, almost imperceptible as were the latter steps of his progress, he had come opposite the well-remembered and weather-darkened scaffold, where, long since, with all that dreary lapse of time between, Hester Prynne had encountered the world's ignominious stare.
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Get Context   In XXIII. THE REVELATION OF THE SCARLET LETTER
15  A crowd of eager and curious schoolboys, understanding little of the matter in hand, except that it gave them a half-holiday, ran before her progress, turning their heads continually to stare into her face and at the winking baby in her arms, and at the ignominious letter on her breast.
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Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
16  It has been related, how, in the crowd that witnessed Hester Prynne's ignominious exposure, stood a man, elderly, travel-worn, who, just emerging from the perilous wilderness, beheld the woman, in whom he hoped to find embodied the warmth and cheerfulness of home, set up as a type of sin before the people.
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Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH