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Quote of FAITH from Nathaniel Hawthorne of The Scarlet Letter

She knew that her deed had been evil; she could have no faith, therefore, that its result would be good.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, VI. PEARL Reading
In no state of society would he have been what is called a man of liberal views; it would always be essential to his peace to feel the pressure of a faith about him, supporting, while it confined him within its iron framework.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, IX. THE LEECH Reading
To the high mountain peaks of faith and sanctity he would have climbed, had not the tendency been thwarted by the burden, whatever it might be, of crime or anguish, beneath which it was his doom to totter.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART Reading
His inward trouble drove him to practices more in accordance with the old, corrupted faith of Rome than with the better light of the church in which he had been born and bred.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART Reading
He himself, on the other hand, with characteristic humility, avowed his belief that if Providence should see fit to remove him, it would be because of his own unworthiness to perform its humblest mission here on earth.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, IX. THE LEECH Reading
The belief was a favourite one with our forefathers, as betokening that their infant commonwealth was under a celestial guardianship of peculiar intimacy and strictness.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL Reading
This idea was countenanced by the strong interest which the physician ever manifested in the young clergyman; he attached himself to him as a parishioner, and sought to win a friendly regard and confidence from his naturally reserved sensibility.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, IX. THE LEECH Reading
But this long debt of confidence, due from me to him, whose bane and ruin I have been, shall at length be paid.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, XIV. HESTER AND THE PHYSICIAN Reading
Hester could not but ask herself whether there had not originally been a defect of truth, courage, and loyalty on her own part, in allowing the minister to be thrown into a position where so much evil was to be foreboded and nothing auspicious to be hoped.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER Reading
It had reached her ears that there was a design on the part of some of the leading inhabitants, cherishing the more rigid order of principles in religion and government, to deprive her of her child.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL Reading
The virgins of his church grew pale around him, victims of a passion so imbued with religious sentiment, that they imagined it to be all religion, and brought it openly, in their white bosoms, as their most acceptable sacrifice before the altar.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART Reading
The minister knew well that he was himself enshrined within the stainless sanctity of her heart, which hung its snowy curtains about his image, imparting to religion the warmth of love, and to love a religious purity.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE Reading
Then, too, the people were countenanced, if not encouraged, in relaxing the severe and close application to their various modes of rugged industry, which at all other times, seemed of the same piece and material with their religion.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, XXI. THE NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY Reading
He wanted to know the object of my inquiries, but I managed to satisfy his curiosity without telling him too much, for there is no reason why we should take anyone into our confidence.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson Reading
If I had not every confidence in your nerve and courage I would not suggest it, but it is essential that you should do it.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets Reading
But as to your own researches, if there is any possible way in which I can be of service to you I trust that you will command me.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House Reading
Now, however, I have arrived at a point in my narrative where I am compelled to abandon this method and to trust once more to my recollections, aided by the diary which I kept at the time.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson Reading
At your age we have faith in life; it is the privilege of youth to believe and hope, but old men see death more clearly.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 19. The Third Attack Reading
Almost all the armed pilgrims that went to the Holy Land took for their arms either a cross, in honor of their mission, or birds of passage, in sign of the long voyage they were about to undertake, and which they hoped to accomplish on the wings of faith.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 41. The Presentation Reading
The very dogs that wander houseless and homeless in the streets find some pitying hand to cast them a mouthful of bread; and that a man, a Christian, should be allowed to perish of hunger in the midst of other men who call themselves Christians, is too horrible for belief.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn Reading