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" ... breast of her gown, in the eyes of all the world and her own children. And even her own children knew what that initial signified. Sporting with her infamy, the lost and desperate creature had embroidered the fatal token in scarlet cloth, with golden... "
Legends of the Province house. The haunted mind. The village uncle. The ... - Page 219
by Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1876
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Character and Characteristic Men

Edwin Percy Whipple - Character - 1866 - 324 pages
...embroidered the fatal token in scarlet cloth, with golden thread and the nicest art of needlework ; so that the capital A might have been thought to mean Admirable, or anything, rather than Adulteress." Here is the germ of the whole pathos and terror of "The Scarlet Letter"; but it is hardly noted in...
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Twice-told Tales, Volume 2

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1879
...embroidered the fatal token in scarlet cloth, with golden thread and the nicest art of needlework ; so that the capital A might have been thought to mean Admirable,...from any of these evidences of iniquity, that the ti.nes of the Puritans were more vicious than our own, when, as we pass along the very street of this...
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Tales of The White Hills: Legends of New England...

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1879 - 96 pages
...embroid/red the fatal token in scarlet cloth, with golden thread and the nicest art of needlework ; so that the capital A might have been thought to mean Admirable,...Adulteress. Let not the reader argue, from any of these ^fidences of iniquity, that the times of the Puritans were more vicious than our own, when, as we pass...
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The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Twice-told tales. [c1882

1882
...embroidered the fatal token in scarlet cloth, with golden thread and the nicest art of needlework ; so that the capital A might have been thought to mean A.dmirable,...Adulteress. Let not the reader argue, from any of these eviI dences of iniquity, that the times of the Puritans were more vicious than our own, when, as we...
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A Book of New England Legends and Folk Lore in Prose and Poetry

Samuel Adams Drake - Legends - 1888 - 461 pages
...embroidered the fatal token in scarlet cloth with golden thread and the nicest art of needlework ; so that the capital A might have been thought to mean Admirable, or anything rather than Adulteress." Mr. Hawthorne tells us that he found the missive from which this incident is drawn, and which subsequently...
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A Book of New England Legends and Folk Lore in Prose and Poetry. Illustrated ...

Samuel Adams Drake - Children's poetry - 1884 - 461 pages
...embroidered the fatal token in scarlet cloth with golden thread and the nicest art of needlework ; so that the capital A might have been thought to mean Admirable, or anything rather than Adulteress." following whom in his inimitable monologue on the South Sea House, which forms the initial chapter...
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The Scarlet Letter and The Blithedale Romance

Nathaniel Hawthorne - Adultery - 1883 - 600 pages
...embroidered the fauil token iu scarlet cloth, with golden thread and the nicest art of needle-work ; so that the capital A might have been thought to mean Admirable, or anything rather than Adulteress." When this story appeared, Miss EP Peabody remarked to a friend : u We ihall hear of that letter by...
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Works, Volume 5

George Parsons Lathrop - 1883
...embroidered the fatal token in scarlet cloth, with golden thread and the nicest art of needle-work; so that the capital A might have been thought to mean Admirable, or anything rather than Adulteress." When this story appeared, Miss EP Peabody remarked to a friend : " We shall hear of that letter by...
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The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Volume 5

American literature - 1883
...embroidered the fatal token in scarlet cloth, with golden thread and the nicest art of needle-work ; so that the capital A might have been thought to mean Admirable, or anything rather than Adulteress." When this story appeared, Miss EP Peabody remarked to a friend : " We shall hear of that letter by...
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A Book of New England Legends and Folk Lore in Prose and Poetry. Illustrated ...

Samuel Adams Drake - Children's poetry - 1884 - 461 pages
...embroidered the fatal token in scarlet cloth with golden thread and the nicest art of needlework ; so that the capital A might have been thought to mean Admirable, or anything rather than Adulteress." Mr. Hawthorne tells us that he found the missive from which this incident is drawn, and which subsequently...
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