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When Mistress Hibbins offers to introduce Dimmesdale to “yonder potentate you wot of,” to whom is she referring?


When Mistress Hibbins offers to introduce Dimmesdale to “yonder potentate you wot of,” she is referring to Satan, or the Black Man.


More Questions

1. Where have Hester and Dimmesdale decided to go when they leave Boston? Why do they choose to go to Europe rather than remain in the New World?
2. How does it happen that Hester is acquainted with the captain of the ship now in the harbor?
3. Why does Dimmesdale consider it fortunate that the ship is not to sail for four days?
4. When Mistress Hibbins offers to introduce Dimmesdale to “yonder potentate you wot of,” to whom is she referring?