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1  The trying nature of his position drove the blood from his cheek, and made his lips tremulous.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In III. THE RECOGNITION
2  Thus it was with the men of rank, on whom their eminent position imposed the guardianship of the public morals.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
3  Hester Prynne did not now occupy precisely the same position in which we beheld her during the earlier periods of her ignominy.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
4  As the sacred edifice was too much thronged to admit another auditor, she took up her position close beside the scaffold of the pillory.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
5  Such was the position which the minister occupied, as he bowed his head forward on the cushions of the pulpit at the close of his Election Sermon.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXIII. THE REVELATION OF THE SCARLET LETTER
6  Thus the minister felt no apprehension that Roger Chillingworth would touch, in express words, upon the real position which they sustained towards one another.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
7  To Hester's eye, the Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale exhibited no symptom of positive and vivacious suffering, except that, as little Pearl had remarked, he kept his hand over his heart.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
8  She then remained apart, silently watching Hester and the clergyman; while they talked together and made such arrangements as were suggested by their new position and the purposes soon to be fulfilled.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIX. THE CHILD AT THE BROOKSIDE
9  Then the very nature of the opposite sex, or its long hereditary habit, which has become like nature, is to be essentially modified before woman can be allowed to assume what seems a fair and suitable position.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
10  It was not an age of delicacy; and her position, although she understood it well, and was in little danger of forgetting it, was often brought before her vivid self-perception, like a new anguish, by the rudest touch upon the tenderest spot.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
11  Nothing was more remarkable than the instinct, as it seemed, with which the child comprehended her loneliness: the destiny that had drawn an inviolable circle round about her: the whole peculiarity, in short, of her position in respect to other children.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VI. PEARL
12  Hester could not but ask herself whether there had not originally been a defect of truth, courage, and loyalty on her own part, in allowing the minister to be thrown into a position where so much evil was to be foreboded and nothing auspicious to be hoped.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
13  If the children gathered about her, as they sometimes did, Pearl would grow positively terrible in her puny wrath, snatching up stones to fling at them, with shrill, incoherent exclamations, that made her mother tremble, because they had so much the sound of a witch's anathemas in some unknown tongue.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VI. PEARL