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Which of the following BEST summarizes Dimmesdale's rationale for allowing Hester to maintain custody of Pearl?
"No other mortal being can possess Pearl." (94)
"God gave her the child." (94)
Hester has pled so "earnestly, and with such bitterness of spirit, the right to keep her." (95)
Hester wishes to "make a mountebank of her child." (95)
"If she bring the child to heaven, the child will also bring its parent thither." (95)