"Why can't you be more like little Hester Prynne? She's getting straight A's."
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"I've been in the doghouse ever since I tried to get my mother-in-law hanged as a witch."
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"We're for calling it 'Hampton,' but they want to call it 'the Hamptons.' "
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Details at Eleven
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"You know, this isn't helping convince people you're not a witch."
"I'm fine. She's just a prude."
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"And a twist of yam."
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Pilgrim Watching Turkey on Televisoin
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Branded A and B
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"Three Wild Turkeys."
The Scarlet Letter
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"It was lent anonymously."
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"That's the deal for Manhattan. If you have to ask how much for the Hamptons, you can't afford it."
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The First Thanksgiving
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Puppet Show from the Stocks
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