People from far and wide gather for Dimmesdale's speech
The captain informs Hester of Chillingworth's boarding of the ship
"What a strange, sad man is he! In the dark night-time he calls us to him... But here, in the sunny day, and among all the people, he knows us not; nor must we know him! A strange, sad man is he, with his hand always over his heart!"
"The picture of human life in the market-place, though its general tint was the sad gray, brown, or black of the English emigrants, was yet enlivened by some diversity of hue. A party of Indians stood apart.
"What mean you?" inquired Hester, startled more than she permitted to appear. "Have you another passenger?" "Why, know you not," cried the shipmaster, "that this physician here-Chillingworth, he calls himself-is minded to try my cabin-fare with you? Ay, ay, you must have known it; for he tells me he is of your party..."