Reverend Dimmesdale Demands to know who Hester's lover is while she is being publicly humiliated
"I charge thee to Speak out the name of thy fellow sinner and fellow-sufferer"
It is inconceivable, the agony with which this public veneration tortured him...All the dread of public exposure, that had so long been the anguish of his life, had returned upon him
Dimmesdale is grieving his guilt in private because he is too ashamed to come forward with his sin
Chillingworth watches Dimmesdale as his, "doctor" just spy on him and see if he is Hester's lover
"He dug into the poor clergyman's heart, like a miner searching for gold."
Hester, Pearl, and Dimmesdale talk in the woods about plans to leave to be free to save each other
"In our native land, whether in some remote rural village or in vast London, - or surely, in Germany, in France, in pleasant Italy
We impute it, therefore, solely to the disease in his own eye and heart, that the minister, looking upward to the zenith, beheld there the appearance of an immense letter,—the letter A,—marked out in lines of dull red light.
Reverend Dimmesdale Dies after confessing his sin to the public