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The Shaker Bridal
The Shaker Bridal Sented by Musa

Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804, in Salem, Massachusetts, where his birthplace is now a museum. William Hathorne, who emigrated from England in 1630, was the first of Hawthorne's ancestors to arrive in the colonies. After arriving, William persecuted Quakers. William's son John Hathorne was one of the judges who oversaw the Salem Witch Trials. (One theory is that having learned about this, the author added the 'w' to his surname in his early twenties, shortly after graduating from college.

The Threefold Destiny
The Threefold Destiny Sented by Steve Bark

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

The Maypole of Merry Mount
The Maypole of Merry Mount Sented by Steve Bark

"The May-Pole of Merry Mount" is a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne published in 1832. It tells the story of the colony of Mount Wollaston, or Merry Mount, a 17th-century British colony located in what is now Quincy, Massachusetts.

The Pygmies
The Pygmies Sented by Sarah Gerdes

In this story, Hawthorne brings in 6-8 inch high pygmies as a foil to the cyclops-giant Antaeus. Antaeus is the son of Mother Earth and a hateful creature to all but his friends, the pygmies, whose chief enemy is the crane. The pygmies see another giant approaching who though smaller than Antaeus looks fierce. They try to warn Antaeus, but he wants to nap. To motivate the giant, the pygmies sting his pride, so he stands up, holding a pinetree as a club to face the newcomer. He roars a request for the stranger to identify himself

The Gray Champion
The Gray Champion Sented by Steve Bark

The Golden Fleece is a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne (born Nathaniel Hathorne; July 4, 1804 – May 19, 1864) was an American novelist 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. He entered Bowdoin College in 1821, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 1824, and graduated in 1825.

The Gorgon's Head
The Gorgon's Head Sented by Steve Bark

The Gorgon's Head was written in the year 1852 by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

The Antique Ring
The Antique Ring Sented by Steve Bark

The Antique Ring (+Biography and Bibliography) (Glossy Cover Finish): "Yes, indeed: the gem is as bright as a star, and curiously set," said Clara Pembertou, examining an antique ring, which her betrothed lover had just presented to her, with a very pretty speech.

The Celestial Railroad
The Celestial Railroad Sented by Rebecca

Nathaniel Hawthorne looked at the Christianity of the mid-1800s and found it wanting.

The Ancestral Footstep
The Ancestral Footstep Sented by Steve Bark

Hawthorne struggled in vain to complete this fragment of a romance for more than twenty years

Sights from a Steeple
Sights from a Steeple Sented by Steve Bark

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.

P's Correspondence
P's Correspondence Sented by Steve Bark

The story uses the technique of the false document, common in literature of the period. It purports to transcribe a letter written by a mentally-deranged friend of the writer, identified only by the initial "P."

Old Ticonderoga
Old Ticonderoga Sented by Emma

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

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.

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