The Scarlet Letter, and The Blithedale Romance

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Houghton, Osgood, 1878 - 579 lappuses

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18. lappuse - From father to son, for above a hundred years, they followed the sea ; a gray-headed shipmaster, in each generation, retiring from the quarter-deck to the homestead, while a boy of fourteen took the hereditary place before the mast, confronting the salt spray and the gale, which had blustered against his sire and grandsire.
176. lappuse - We impute it, therefore, solely to the disease in his own eye and heart, that the minister, looking upward to the zenith, beheld there the appearance of an immense letter, — the letter A, — marked out in lines of dull red light.
16. lappuse - He was a soldier, legislator, judge ; he was a ruler in the Church; he had all the Puritanic traits, both good and evil.
63. lappuse - On the breast of her gown, in fine red cloth, surrounded with an elaborate embroidery and fantastic flourishes of gold thread, appeared the letter A. It was so artistically done, and with so much fertility and gorgeous luxuriance of fancy, that it had all the effect of a last and fitting...
297. lappuse - She assured them too of her firm belief, that, at some brighter period, when the world should have grown ripe for it, in Heaven's own time, a new truth would be revealed, in order to establish the whole relation between man and woman on a surer ground of mutual happiness.
93. lappuse - Here, she said to herself, had been the scene of her guilt, and here should be the scene of her earthly punishment ; and so, perchance, the torture of her daily shame would at length purge her soul, and work out another purity than that which she had lost ; more saint-like, because the result of martyrdom.
17. lappuse - A writer of story-books! What kind of a business in life, what mode of glorifying God or being serviceable to mankind in his day and generation, may that be ? Why, the degenerate fellow might as well have been a fiddler ! " Such are the compliments bandied between my great-grandsires and myself, across the gulf of time!
46. lappuse - Thus, therefore, the floor of our familiar room has become a neutral territory, somewhere between the real world and fairy-land, where the Actual and the Imaginary may meet, and each imbue itself with the nature of the other. Ghosts might enter here, without affrighting us. It would be too much in keeping with the scene to excite surprise, were we to look about us and discover a form, beloved, but gone hence, now sitting quietly in a streak of this magic moonshine, with an aspect that would make...
141. lappuse - ... patient's, that this last shall unawares have spoken what he imagines himself only to have thought ; if such revelations be received without tumult, and acknowledged not so often by an uttered sympathy as by silence, an inarticulate breath, and here and there a word, to indicate that all is understood ; if to these qualifications of a confidant be joined the advantages afforded by his recognized character as a physician, — then, at some inevitable moment, will the soul of the sufferer be dissolved,...
245. lappuse - No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.

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