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1  In truth, she seemed absolutely hidden behind it.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
2  He had spoken the very truth, and transformed it into the veriest falsehood.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
3  In truth, he was startled, if not shocked, to find this attribute in the physician.
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Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
4  I shall seek this man, as I have sought truth in books: as I have sought gold in alchemy.
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Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
5  And yet, by the constitution of his nature, he loved the truth, and loathed the lie, as few men ever did.
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Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
6  On that spot, in very truth, there was, and there had long been, the gnawing and poisonous tooth of bodily pain.
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Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
7  "Of a truth, friend, that matter remaineth a riddle; and the Daniel who shall expound it is yet a-wanting," answered the townsman.
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Get Context   In III. THE RECOGNITION
8  And we must needs say it seared Hester's bosom so deeply, that perhaps there was more truth in the rumour than our modern incredulity may be inclined to admit.
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Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
9  "At the great judgment day," whispered the minister; and, strangely enough, the sense that he was a professional teacher of the truth impelled him to answer the child so.
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Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
10  This last attribute, however, had been less carefully developed than his intellectual gifts, and was, in truth, rather a matter of shame than self-congratulation with him.
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Get Context   In III. THE RECOGNITION
11  The only truth that continued to give Mr. Dimmesdale a real existence on this earth was the anguish in his inmost soul, and the undissembled expression of it in his aspect.
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Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
12  But, in truth, Pearl was the one as well as the other; and only in consequence of that identity had Hester contrived so perfectly to represent the scarlet letter in her appearance.
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Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
13  It was his genuine impulse to adore the truth, and to reckon all things shadow-like, and utterly devoid of weight or value, that had not its divine essence as the life within their life.
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Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
14  Souls, it is said, more souls than one, were brought to the truth by the efficacy of that sermon, and vowed within themselves to cherish a holy gratitude towards Mr. Dimmesdale throughout the long hereafter.
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Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
15  When, however, it forms its judgment, as it usually does, on the intuitions of its great and warm heart, the conclusions thus attained are often so profound and so unerring as to possess the character of truth supernaturally revealed.
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Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
16  He had begun an investigation, as he imagined, with the severe and equal integrity of a judge, desirous only of truth, even as if the question involved no more than the air-drawn lines and figures of a geometrical problem, instead of human passions, and wrongs inflicted on himself.
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Get Context   In X. THE LEECH AND HIS PATIENT
17  The truth was, that the little Puritans, being of the most intolerant brood that ever lived, had got a vague idea of something outlandish, unearthly, or at variance with ordinary fashions, in the mother and child, and therefore scorned them in their hearts, and not unfrequently reviled them with their tongues.
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Get Context   In VI. PEARL
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