1 Dear lady, I had none to support me; all looked on me as a wretch doomed to ignominy and perdition.
2 Little did I then expect the calamity that was in a few moments to overwhelm me and extinguish in horror and despair all fear of ignominy or death.
3 The very ideal of ignominy was embodied and made manifest in this contrivance of wood and iron.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
4 Her sin, her ignominy, were the roots which she had struck into the soil.
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5 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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6 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.
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7 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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8 The light of day seems extinguished without, the moral light within; in these shadows man encounters the feebleness of the woman and the child, and bends them violently to ignominy.
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9 In such reigns, nothing veils the shame; and those who make examples, Tacitus as well as Juvenal, slap this ignominy which cannot reply, in the face, more usefully in the presence of all humanity.
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10 This preparation for bonds, and the additional ignominy it inferred, took a little of the excitement out of me.
11 But like Czar Peter content to toil in the shipyards of foreign cities, Queequeg disdained no seeming ignominy, if thereby he might happily gain the power of enlightening his untutored countrymen.
12 One human being had seemed to love him and he had denied her life and happiness: he had sentenced her to ignominy, a death of shame.
13 You may have sincerity, but you have no modesty; out of the pettiest vanity you expose your sincerity to publicity and ignominy.
14 For which reason, and because they thought that to such persons the mere ignominy of defeat was in itself punishment enough, they would not dishearten their generals by inflicting on them any heavier penalty.
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15 But these ignominies and dangers were as nothing compared with the peril of white women, many bereft by the war of male protection, who lived alone in the outlying districts and on lonely roads.