"There was Hester, clad in her gray robe, still standing beside the tree-trunk,.. and which time had ever since been covering with moss, so that these two fated ones, with earth’s heaviest burden on them, might there sit down together, and find a single hour’s rest and solace" (Hawthorne210).
" So the minister had not fallen asleep, and dreamed!" (Hawthorne 210).
"In order to free his mind from this indistinctness and duplicity of impression, which vexed it with a strange disquietude, he recalled and more thoroughly defined the plans which Hester and himself had sketched for their departure." (Hawthorne 210).