her, with the scarlet letter flaming on her breast--at her, the child of honourable parents--at her, the mother of a babe that would hereafter be a woman--at her, who had once been innocent--as the figure, the body,
Note: parallelism
knowest--for thou hast sympathies which these men lack--thou
Note: How would she know?
of pain
Note: hyperbole and metaphor
a voice sweet, tremulous, but powerful,
Note: not like the guy in the movie at all