A year later came his statue of "nathan hale," and there was never any lack of commissions after that.
During the run of "nathan hale" I had not seen him for four or five weeks.
At eleven o'clock Cunningham was ready, and, as it proved, nathan hale was ready also.
He was a grand-nephew of nathan hale, of Revolutionary fame.
nathan hale was born in Coventry, a little town in Connecticut, in 1755.
The story of nathan hale is the story of a short life and a brave death.
I am glad to hear that it is proposed to erect a monument to nathan hale.
But there was another who looked at it differently, and this was Captain nathan hale.
It has already been said that at graduation nathan hale stood among the first thirteen in a class of thirty-six.
It was he who had in charge the summary execution of nathan hale.
"healthy," Old English hal "healthy, entire, uninjured" (see health). The Scottish and northern English form of whole; it was given a literary sense of "free from infirmity" (1734). Related: Haleness.
c.1200, "drag; summon," in Middle English used of arrows, bowstrings, reins, anchors, from Old French haler "to pull, haul" (12c.), from a Germanic source, perhaps Frankish *halon or Old Dutch halen; probably also from Old English geholian "obtain" (see haul). Figurative sense of "to draw (someone) from one condition to another" is late 14c. Related: Haled; haling.
An asterisk ("*", see also splat, ASCII). Notionally, from "I regret that I have only one asterisk for my country!" ("life to give" -> "ass to risk" -> "asterisk"), a misquote of the famous remark uttered by Nathan Hale just before he was hanged. Hale was a (failed) spy for the rebels in the American War of Independence.