The Scarlet Letter

Chillingworth still obsessed with discovering Peal's father speculated on analyzing pearl's nature as a hint to her father identity. what is Mr Wilson's reaction to that speculation

chapter 8

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Wilson does not think using Pearl to find her father is a good idea:

"Nay; it would be sinful, in such a question, to follow the clew of profane philosophy," said Mr. Wilson. "Better to fast and pray upon it; and still better, it may be, to leave the mystery as we find it, unless Providence reveal it of its own accord. Thereby, every good Christian man hath a title to show a father's kindness towards the poor, deserted babe."