Chillingworth, Roger

Chillingworth, Roger

“very principle of his life [was] the systematic exercise of revenge.” [Am. Lit.: The Scarlet Letter]

Chillingworth, Roger

tortures Dimmesdale for adultery. [Am. Lit.: The Scarlet Letter]
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