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1  Thou hast kept the secret of thy paramour.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
2  "I must reveal the secret," answered Hester, firmly.
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Get Context   In XIV. HESTER AND THE PHYSICIAN
3  I deem it not likely that he will betray the secret.
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Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
4  "I will keep thy secret, as I have his," said Hester.
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Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
5  Thou mayest cover up thy secret from the prying multitude.
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Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
6  In Mr. Dimmesdale's secret closet, under lock and key, there was a bloody scourge.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
7  A man burdened with a secret should especially avoid the intimacy of his physician.
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Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
8  She passed on with her aged stateliness, but often turning back her head and smiling at him, like one willing to recognise a secret intimacy of connexion.
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Get Context   In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
9  The eyes of the wrinkled scholar glowed so intensely upon her, that Hester Prynne clasped her hand over her heart, dreading lest he should read the secret there at once.
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Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
10  More than once he had cleared his throat, and drawn in the long, deep, and tremulous breath, which, when sent forth again, would come burdened with the black secret of his soul.
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Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
11  It was impossible to doubt that, whatever painful efficacy there might be in the secret sting of remorse, a deadlier venom had been infused into it by the hand that proffered relief.
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Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
12  At all events, if it involved any secret information in regard to old Roger Chillingworth, it was in a tongue unknown to the erudite clergyman, and did but increase the bewilderment of his mind.
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Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
13  A secret enemy had been continually by his side, under the semblance of a friend and helper, and had availed himself of the opportunities thus afforded for tampering with the delicate springs of Mr. Dimmesdale's nature.
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Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
14  She made a very grand appearance, having on a high head-dress, a rich gown of velvet, and a ruff done up with the famous yellow starch, of which Anne Turner, her especial friend, had taught her the secret, before this last good lady had been hanged for Sir Thomas Overbury's murder.
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Get Context   In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
15  Nor did she put the question altogether idly, but, for the moment, with a portion of genuine earnestness; for, such was Pearl's wonderful intelligence, that her mother half doubted whether she were not acquainted with the secret spell of her existence, and might not now reveal herself.
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Get Context   In VI. PEARL
16  The Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale noted all these minute particulars, even while firmly convinced that the doom of his existence was stealing onward, in the footsteps which he now heard; and that the gleam of the lantern would fall upon him in a few moments more, and reveal his long-hidden secret.
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Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
17  In such a case, it could only be the symptom of a highly disordered mental state, when a man, rendered morbidly self-contemplative by long, intense, and secret pain, had extended his egotism over the whole expanse of nature, until the firmament itself should appear no more than a fitting page for his soul's history and fate.
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Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
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