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Tone in The Minister's Black Veil

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"pulling lustily at the bell-rope..."   (The Minister's Black Veil)

Hawthorne incorporates this description to appeal to the sense of sound of the ominous bellows implied by the church bell. Hawthorne uses this implied sound at the beginning of the story to set a gloomy tone for the entire story.

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