The Scarlet Letter

What does Chillingworth say to Dimmesdale? The Scarlet Letter


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“Madman, hold! What is your purpose?” whispered he. “Wave back that woman! Cast off this child! All shall be well! Do not blacken your fame, and perish in dishonor! I can yet save you! Would you bring infamy on your sacred profession?”


The Scarlet Letter/ Chapter 23