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Nathan Hale

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Nathan Hale a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
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Usage

In literature:

There is no likeness of Nathan Hale extant.
"The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner" by Charles Dudley Warner
He was a grand-nephew of Nathan Hale, of Revolutionary fame.
"Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four." by William H. Elson
I like Tom Sawyer because he was so jolly, Uncle Tom because he was so faithful, and Nathan Hale because he was so brave.
"In the Name of the Bodleian and Other Essays" by Augustine Birrell
Hale, Nathan, compared with Andre, i.
"George Washington, Vol. I" by Henry Cabot Lodge
Hale, Nathan, compared with Andre, i.
"George Washington, Vol. II" by Henry Cabot Lodge
John Hampden and Nathan Hale did not survive, nor did Lincoln, but Benedict Arnold did.
"Have faith in Massachusetts; 2d ed." by Calvin Coolidge
This was Nathan Hale.
"The Story of Manhattan" by Charles Hemstreet
It was at the time of Washington's retirement from New York that Nathan Hale, a young American captain, was put to death as a spy by the British.
"The Land We Live In" by Henry Mann
Captain Nathan Hale, a fine young officer, volunteered to act as spy.
"George Washington" by Calista McCabe Courtenay
Hale, Nathan, story of, II.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Nathan Hale volunteered to go over to Long Island.
"The Campaign of Trenton 1776-77" by Samuel Adams Drake
But Nathan Hale, his youngest captain, broke the silence.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 of 8" by Various
It was he who had in charge the summary execution of Nathan Hale.
"The Continental Dragoon" by Robert Neilson Stephens
He is quite the active member of the Nathan Hale society.
"Frigid Fracas" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Such was Nathan Hale when the news of the bloodshed at Lexington reached New London.
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
I was figuring to die beside Jim with a Nathan Hale poise of the head and some pat remark.
"Cupid's Middleman" by Edward B. Lent
In one other important line Nathan Hale made a notable mark in college, namely, in his intense interest in Linonia.
"Nathan Hale" by Jean Christie Root
HALE NATHAN entered upon his eventful career of life at Coventry, Conn. at what time we have no word.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
Author of "John Paul Jones," "Nathan Hale," "Lafayette," "Pulaski," "Washington," "Abraham Lincoln," "Sherman.
"The Boy Spy" by Joseph Kerby
There are a million Nathan Hales among Uncle Sam's boys and millions more to come.
"Army Boys in France" by Homer Randall
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In news:

Long-time Good Comics for Kids readers (and anyone who has come within spitting distance of me, for that matter) know how much I love Rapunzel's Revenge, by Shannon and Dean Hale and Nathan Hale.
Nathan Hale's tiny team and big surprise, games to watch, Newport's statement and rankings.
Im from Tulsa and went to Nathan Hale High School.
Peninsula rolls over Nathan Hale, 45-0 3A Football.
The Mercer Island girls soccer team survived a week including two shootout wins and beat Nathan Hale on Saturday afternoon to earn a spot in the 3A state tournament.
Spartans beat Nathan Hale in Metro tourney soccer matchup.
Did Nathan Hale Say That.
Nathan Hale, NK win cross country crowns.
Nathan Hale Raider Andrew Foerder led his team to the title in the 35th running of the Salt Creek Invitational cross country meet at Salt Creek Recreation Area west of Port Angeles.
Bainbridge High overpowers Nathan Hale in boys golf.
Tommy Zech of Bainbridge Island watches his shot during the Spartans first match of the season Tuesday against Nathan Hale .
Nathan Hale work shifts polling place to Ocean Beach.
MCC and AmeriCorps VISTA Brought Hip-Hop to Nathan Hale Magnet.
A unique program at Omaha's Nathan Hale Magnet Middle School earlier this year taught students the five pillars of hip-hop.
Lydia Walter, Nathan Hale -Ray High School, East Haddam.
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