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Old News
Old News Sented by Steve Bark

Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, Dark Romantic, and short story writer. He was born in 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts, to Nathaniel Hathorne and the former Elizabeth Clarke Manning. His ancestors include John Hathorne, the only judge involved in the Salem witch trials who never repented of his actions. Nathaniel later added a "w" to make his name "Hawthorne" in order to hide this relation.

Main Street
Main Street Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Main Street "Respectable-looking individual makes his bow and addresses the public. In my daily walks along the principal street of my native town, it has often occurred to me, that, if its growth from infancy upward, and the vicissitude of characteristic scenes that have passed along this thoroughfare during the more than two centuries of its existence, could be presented to the eye in a shifting panorama, it would bean exceedingly effective method of illustrating the march of time. "

Legends of the Province House

The sign represented the front of a stately edifice, which was designated as the "OLD PROVINCE HOUSE, kept by Thomas Waite

Drowne's Wooden Image
Drowne's Wooden Image Sented by Musa

Drowne, a woodcarver who has established a reputation for producing adequate but not inspired figures, accepts a commission from Captain Hunnewell to carve a specific figurehead for Hunnewell's ship the Cynosure. As he works upon the carving, Drowne becomes more engaged with his artistry and more aware of the potential to convey the energy and dynamism of the human form in sculpture.

Endicott and the Red Cross
Endicott and the Red Cross Sented by Steve Bark

Endicott and the Red Cross (+Biography and Bibliography) (Matte Cover Finish): At noon of on autumnal day, more than two centuries ago, the English colors were displayed by the standard-bearer of the Salem trainband, which had mustered for martial exercise under the orders of John Endicott. It was a period when the religious exiles were accustomed often to buckle on their armor, and practise the handling of their weapons of war. Since the first settlement of New England, its prospects had never been so dismal.

Circe’s Palace
Circe’s Palace Sented by Emma

As one of America’s most famous writers and novelists, Nathaniel Hawthorne needs no formal introduction. He worked at a Custom House and joined Brook Farm, a transcendentalist community, before marrying Peabody in 1842. The couple moved to The Old Manse in Concord, Massachusetts, later moving to Salem, the Berkshires, then to The Wayside in Concord.

Dr. Bullivant
Dr. Bullivant Sented by Steve Bark

Nathaniel Hawthorne (born Nathaniel Hathorne; July 4, 1804 – May 19, 1864) was an American novelist and short story writer.

A Select Party
A Select Party Sented by Emma

A Select Party (+Biography and Bibliography) (Matte Cover Finish): The man of fancy made an entertainment at one of his castles in the air, and invited a select number of distinguished personages to favor him with their presence.

Browne's Folly
Browne's Folly Sented by Steve Bark

MY DEAR COUSIN:—I should be very glad to write a story, as you request, for the benefit of the Essex Institute, or for any other purpose that might be deemed desirable by my native townspeople.

The Invaders
The Invaders Sented by Musa

It started in Greece on the day after tomorrow.

The Golden Judge
The Golden Judge Sented by Emma

This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

The Runaway Skyscraper
The Runaway Skyscraper Sented by Luis

"The Runaway Skyscraper" is a science fiction short story by Murray Leinster that first appeared in the February 22, 1919 issue of Argosy magazine. "The Runaway Skyscraper" concerns Arthur Chamberlain, an engineer who works in a midtown Manhattan office building called the Metropolitan Tower.

Morale
Morale Sented by Musa

". . . The profound influence of civilian morale upon the course of modern war is nowhere more clearly shown than in the case of that monstrous war-engine popularly known as a 'Wabbly.'

Unspecialist
Unspecialist Sented by Cameron

A machine can be built to do any accurately described job better than any man

Evidence
Evidence Sented by Luis

A stranger rides into town and into the middle of a murder trial!

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