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Quotes. Important Quotations Explained. Quotes By Theme; Female Summary —Chapter The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter which focuses on the relationship between God and the communities of mankind, “with a Deaf to Chillingworth's attempt to stop him, Dimmesdale mounts the scaffold with Hester and Pearl. The Scarlet Letter Roger Chillingworth Quotes Check out the word "escaped": Dimmesdale is going to expose his sin and die, but that's still not enough. Hester's relationship with Chillingworth, her actual husband, contrasts In the end, by tormenting Dimmesdale, Chillingworth transforms himself into a sick and twisted man, a kind of fiend. Roger Chillingworth Quotes in The Scarlet Letter.
Chillingworth, in a way, gives Hester permission to be with Dimmesdale. This is a happier chapter for Hester because she finally has someone to tell about her incident with Dimmesdale when she talks Chillingsworth.
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Chillingsworth admits to Hester that he is keeping Dimmesdale alive so he will continue to suffer for his "crimes". The people of Boston believe that Hester's charitable behavior s due to thier working system wearing the letter. Hester is much happier and less depressed than in the chapters before this because finally someone else knows about her secret.
Once that is said Hester says that she hates Chillingworth and he seems very different from when she knew him before. Were I worthy to be quit of it, it would fall away of its own nature, or be transformed into something that should speak a differnt purport.
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This is talking about when Roger tells Hester that there has been talk of removal of her A and Hester doesnt think it should come off. But for my aid, his life would have burned away in torments, within the first two years after the perpetration of his crime and thine.
For, Hester, his spirit lacked the strength that could hve borne up, as thine has, beneath a burden like thy scarlet letter. He admits to keeping Dimmesdale alive to continue the torture of his soul.
Hester tells Chillingworth, "Dimmesdale has sufferered enough. This is shown when he tells Hester to go for Dimmesdale when they are talking.
Chillingworth is the first person Hester has been able to connect with even though he has made her life hell. Except the only reason why they are still able to connect is because of the intimacy of their previous marriage, which seems to take the pressure off them both. It had been intended, there could be no doubt, as an ornamental article of dress; but how it was to be worn, or what rank, honor, and dignity, in by-past times, were signified by it, was a riddle which I saw little hope of solving.
I happened to place it on my breast It seemed to me then, that I experienced a sensation not altogether physical, yet almost so, as of a burning heat; and as if the letter were not of red cloth, but red-hot iron.
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I shuddered, and involuntarily let it fall upon the floor. 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 decoration to the apparel which she wore; and which was of a splendor in accordance with the taste of the age, but greatly beyond what was allowed by the sumptuary regulations of the colony. Wilson, but into the deep and troubled eyes of the younger clergyman [Dimmesdale]. Ye cannot take it off.
And would that I might endure his agony, as well as mine! The child could not be made amenable to rules The mother's impassioned state had been the medium through which were transmitted to the unborn infant the rays of its moral life; and, however white and clear originally, they had taken the deep stains of crimson and gold, the fiery lustre, the black shadow, and the untempered light of the intervening substance. Above all, the warfare of Hester's spirit, at that epoch, was perpetuated in Pearl.
I have none to give thee! Wilson's questions, the child finally announced that she had not been made at all, but had been plucked by her mother off the bush of wild roses that grew by the prison-door.
I will not lose the child! Thou knowest, - for thou hast sympathies which these men lack! Look thou to it! Few secrets can escape an investigator, who has opportunity and license to undertake such a quest, and skill to follow it up. A man burdened with a secret should especially avoid the intimacy of his physician.
They are new to me. I found them growing on a grave, which bore no tombstone, nor other memorial of the dead man, save these ugly weeds, that have taken upon themselves to keep him in remembrance. They grew out of his heart, and typify, it may be, some hideous secret that was buried with him, and which he had done better to confess during his lifetime.
Dimmesdale, 'he earnestly desired it, but could not. Come away, or yonder old Black Man will catch you!
He hath got hold of the minister already. Come away, mother, or he will catch you! But he cannot catch little Pearl! But who are thou, that meddlest in this matter?
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With what a ghastly rapture Had a man seen old Roger Chillingworth, at that moment of his ecstasy, he would have had no need to ask how Satan comports himself when a precious human soul is lost to heaven, and won into his kingdom.
The only truth that continued to give Mr. Dimmesdale a real existence on this earth was the anguish in his inmost soul" Chapter 11, pg.
Ye have both been here before, but I was not with you. Come up hither once again, and we will stand all three together! But, indeed, he was blind and foolish, as he ever and always is. A pure hand needs no glove to cover it! For as our good Governor Winthrop was made an angel this past night, it was doubtless held fit that there should be some notice thereof. They said that it meant Able; so strong was Hester Prynne, with a woman's strength.