The milquetoast's bravado was further macerated when his announcement "that 'Master Flower Arrangers of the Late 20th Century' could be found at the liberry" was sternly and orthoepically corrected in front of the class, giving the cafeteria crowd much to kibitz about that afternoon.
Pray wee oysters, raise your orison to the Red Queen for release from your carceral state, for the Walrus and the Carpenter approach, with hunger galore and a rapacious look in their eyes.
The encounter with Hester and Pearl, as mother and daughter laughed and wove through pine and deciduous oak deep, released the seared, ravenous, lupine Minister Dimmesdale and he surrendered; neither his Sunday jeremiad, however artfully worded to conceal his shameful confession, nor his pious sidereal contemplation could restore Hester or save his damned soul.
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