"one trusted friend to whom should be confided all the fear, the remorse, the agony, the ineffectual repentance, the backward rush of sinful thoughts, expelled in vain! All that guilty sorrow, hidden from the world, whose great heart would have pitied and forgiven, to de revealed to him, the Pitiless, to him, the unforgiving! All that dark treasure to be lavished on the very man to whom nothing eles could so sdequately pay the debt of vengeance!"
"Poor, forlorn creature that he was, and more wretched than his victim the avenger had devoted himself.
I would like to be buried next to the young minister when he passes
Bimmesdale's frame so feeble while they were themselves so rugged in their infirmity, believed that he would go heavenward before them, and enjoined it upon their childen that their old bones should be buried close to their young pastor's holy grave.