The Scarlet Letter

When Dimmesdale thinks of his grave, he wonders if grass will frow there. What does the narrator then say tortured him to an "inconceivable" degree? What has he intended to do " more than once," upon entering the pulpit?

chapters 9-12

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Dimmesdale isn't spilling the truth. He wants to unburden himself any a time and state he is Pearl's father.

I meant unburden himself many a time.