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The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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But the object that most drew my attention, in the mysterious package, was a certain affair of fine red cloth, much worn and faded. There were traces about it of gold embroidery, which, however, was greatly frayed adn defaced; so that none, or very little, or the glitter was left...This rag of scarlet cloth, for time, and wear, and a sacrilegious moth, had reduced it to little other than a rag, on careful examination, assumed the shape of a letter. It was the capital letter A...

Hawthorne, N. (2003). The Scarlet Letter. New York: Barnes and Nobel Books.

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