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1  The scarlet letter was her passport into regions where other women dared not tread.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
2  A tendency to speculation, though it may keep women quiet, as it does man, yet makes her sad.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
3  It would be greatly for the public behoof if we women, being of mature age and church-members in good repute, should have the handling of such malefactresses as this Hester Prynne.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
4  Preceded by the beadle, and attended by an irregular procession of stern-browed men and unkindly visaged women, Hester Prynne set forth towards the place appointed for her punishment.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
5  The women who were now standing about the prison-door stood within less than half a century of the period when the man-like Elizabeth had been the not altogether unsuitable representative of the sex.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
6  It was a circumstance to be noted on the summer morning when our story begins its course, that the women, of whom there were several in the crowd, appeared to take a peculiar interest in whatever penal infliction might be expected to ensue.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
7  A throng of bearded men, in sad-coloured garments and grey steeple-crowned hats, inter-mixed with women, some wearing hoods, and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the door of which was heavily timbered with oak, and studded with iron spikes.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In I. THE PRISON DOOR
8  Once this freakish, elvish cast came into the child's eyes while Hester was looking at her own image in them, as mothers are fond of doing; and suddenly for women in solitude, and with troubled hearts, are pestered with unaccountable delusions she fancied that she beheld, not her own miniature portrait, but another face in the small black mirror of Pearl's eye.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VI. PEARL
9  Dames of elevated rank, likewise, whose doors she entered in the way of her occupation, were accustomed to distil drops of bitterness into her heart; sometimes through that alchemy of quiet malice, by which women can concoct a subtle poison from ordinary trifles; and sometimes, also, by a coarser expression, that fell upon the sufferer's defenceless breast like a rough blow upon an ulcerated wound.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE