The Scarlet Letter

How does Dimmesdale respond when Chillingworth asks him if Hester is more or less miserable because her sin is in the open?

In Ch. 10

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Dimmesdale is careful not to give himself away. He tries to distance himself from Hester and her public sin lest Chillingworth discover the priest's internal torment. When the doctor prods at Dimmesdale, the priest says that his sins are between himself and God.