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Parkman

[pahrk-muh n] /ˈpɑrk mən/
noun
1.
Francis, 1823–93, U.S. historian.
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  • Take the persons whom Parkman describes in his Oregon Trail.

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  • But when they got back they found that the one which Mr. Parkman had first selected was gone.

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  • Mrs. Parkman walked forward, and took her seat near a window.

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  • "I don't believe that Mrs. Parkman understood it," said Mr. George.

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  • Mr. Parkman himself tried to do this, but his wife would not leave him in peace.

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  • "Then they ought to have told us how it was," said Mrs. Parkman.

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  • "If you would only go with us and show us how to do it," said Mrs. Parkman.

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  • Mrs. Parkman said this in a good-natured way, as if she meant it in joke.

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  • We'll then do the Hague in style, and I shall get back into Mrs. Parkman's good graces.

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  • So Mr. Parkman gave him the ticket, and Mr. George went out.

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