Hester Prynne had borne throughout the day.
Note: How can he have borne throughout the day?
continued to moan.
Note: Wouldn’t you want to do something to make it stop so you can still be in silence and not have to listen to the child.
His first care was given to the child, whose cries, indeed, as she lay writhing on the trundle-bed,
Note: Why is the mother like that? Way to take control and help the baby get in a better mood.
his dress.
Note: What?