"Why, what is this mother? Wherefore have all the people left their work to-day? Is it a play-day for the whole world?
"They wait to see the procession pass, for the Governor and the magistrates are to go by, and the ministers and all the great people...."
Mariner telling Hester that they have company
"What mean you? Have you another passenger?"
"So mistress, i must bid the steward make ready one more berth than you bargained for! No fear of scurvy or ship-fever this voyage! What with the ship's surgeon and this other doctor, our only danger will be from drug or pill.."
Roger Chillingworth smiling at Hester
"Ay, ay, you must have known it: for he tells me he is of your party, and a close friend to the gentleman you spoke of..."
"They know each other well, indeed..."
Hester and Pearl are walking to the marketplace to watch the inauguration speech by Dimmesdale and Pearl is confused why everybody has stopped working today.
Hester is feeling happy because after the minister's inauguration speech for the new governor, they will leave this town and embark on a new life journey together as a family. But, as she arrives to the marketplace, the mariner tells her that Chillingworth will be joining them.
But, at that instance, she beheld old Roger Chillingworth himself, standing in the remotest corner of the market-place, and smiling on her; a smile which -across the wide and bustling square, and through all the talk and laughter, and various thoughts, moods, and interests of the crowd - conveyed secret and fearful meaning