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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Nantucket an island resort off Cape Cod; formerly a center of the whaling industry
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In literature:

The lonely island of Nantucket would not be considered a very favorable place to win success and fame.
"Architects of Fate" by Orison Swett Marden
A day or two later, these comrades organized a second post at Nantucket and a third at Taunton.
"The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, February, 1886." by Various
Here, in 1783, came certain Quakers from Providence and Newport, Nantucket and Edgartown.
"The New York and Albany Post Road" by Charles Gilbert Hine
Born in Boston, December 23, 1744, removed to Nantucket, Mass., and died there in 1818.
"Tea Leaves" by Various
Twice my heart gladdened, only to be disappointed again, for the ships on both occasions were Nantucket whalers.
""Old Mary"" by Louis Becke
Nantucket Island, British whaling at, 58.
"All Afloat" by William Wood
"Turned Adrift" by Harry Collingwood
On September 8th he captured a Nantucket brig returning from a whaling cruise.
"The Story of Commodore John Barry" by Martin Griffin
Nantucket's decline began many years earlier.
"The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 5, Bay State Monthly, Volume 4, No. 5, May, 1886" by Various
ETHEL M. JOHNSON, Nantucket, Massachusetts.
"Harper's Young People, August 17, 1880" by Various
At the break of day she made her reappearance southeast of Nantucket.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
He retained through life a deep affection for his countrymen, and endowed a school on the island of Nantucket.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
At the break of day, she made her re-appearance southeast of Nantucket.
"Aircraft and Submarines" by Willis J. Abbot
Within the year, Mr. Franklin married Abiah Folger, of Nantucket.
"Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
Soon after the close of the war, a wide-awake skipper of Nantucket, who had some whale oil to sell, appeared at London.
"The Little Book of the Flag" by Eva March Tappan
"Thoughts on African Colonization" by William Lloyd Garrison
So it is with the people, the real Nantucketers.
"Old Plymouth Trails" by Winthrop Packard
As we go, we should make Nantucket Lightship at daybreak; our usual landfall on the voyage.
"Merchantmen-at-Arms" by David W. Bone
Hussey was born in Nantucket; and he had roamed the frozen North as a whaling seaman.
"The Romance of the Reaper" by Herbert Newton Casson
Nantucket, banks of, 293.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell

In poetry:

With the look-out’s hail
From the high crow’s nest
Nantucket sleigh rides
And all the rest;
"South Sea Whaler. “Scrimshaw” Model" by Cicely Fox Smith
How others drew around them,
And how their fishing sped,
Until to every wind of heaven
Nantucket's sails were spread;
"The Exiles. 1660" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Far round the bleak and stormy Cape
The venturous Macy passed,
And on Nantucket's naked isle
Drew up his boat at last.
"The Exiles. 1660" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The voice of free, broad Middlesex, of thousands as of one,
The shaft of Bunker calling to that Lexington;
From Norfolk's ancient villages, from Plymouth's rocky bound
To where Nantucket feels the arms of ocean close to her round;
"Massachusetts To Virginia" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Experience exceptional food, wine, and Nantucket hospitality as close to 30 of the islands culinary establishments dazzle your taste buds.
Nantucket Restaurant Weeks presents a food and wine lovers paradise.
Wall Streeters pulled back, but foreclosures swamp Nantucket natives.
In the past decade, Nantucket Island has served as a barometer for the fortunes of Wall Street.
JetBlue resumes summer Nantucket -New York route.
Pregnant woman missing from Nantucket .
Nantucket Sound eligible for National Historic Register.
That makes Elisabeth English, the owner of Nantucket 's Current Vintage, super-talented.
JetBlue's New York to Nantucket Flights Return With Fares as Low as $79 Each Way.
Year-round service to Nantucket and other New England getaways available through partner Cape Air.
Nantucket to honor Harold Ramis.
The 14th annual Nantucket Film Festival has tapped Harold Ramis to receive its screenwriters tribute during the fest's June 18-21 run.
Nantucket Pharmacy Busy Spot on Island's Main Street Print E-mail.
Nantucket Pharmacy, on the Massachusetts island's cobblestoned Main Street, has served residents year-round since the 1930s, according to owner Allan Bell, R.Ph.
A former Nantucket selectman is hoping to snag a seat on the Boston City Council next year.