- Nathaniel,1804–64, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
- a city in SW California, SW of Los Angeles.
- a city in NE New Jersey.
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No one cares whether one of those names is going to be Mrs. Mellark or Mrs. Hawthorne.Team Peeta or Team Gale: Why the ‘Hunger Games’ Love Triangle Ruins ‘Mockingjay – Part 1’
November 28, 2014
It had rained all night and was still drizzling when I headed for the Hawthorne Race Course in suburban Cicero, Illinois.Chicago’s Running of the Bulls
July 26, 2014
Sometims the "success" of the earlier project was simply a result of random chance, or what researchers call the Hawthorne Effect.Pilot Programs: Don't Believe the Hype
January 3, 2013
Two of his favorite short lives are Henry James on Hawthorne and Rebecca West on St. Augustine.Larry McMurtry on the Villainous Custer and the Myths of the West
November 17, 2012
The formulaic HawthoRNe seems to have stumbled across that insight.'Nurse Jackie' Will Make You Feel Better
June 7, 2009
And they said, too, that they were going to find the house where Hawthorne was born.
Was Hawthorne, then, simply an Englishman living in America?The American Mind
You never had the chance, Hawthorne; pray God you never may.
Thinking of it all, I seem to have lived in a legend by Hawthorne.Memoirs
Charles Godfrey Leland
Hawthorne, unluckily, is by no means solitary in his mode of reasoning.Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)
- Nathaniel. 1804–64, US novelist and short-story writer: his works include the novels The Scarlet Letter (1850) and The House of the Seven Gables (1851) and the children's stories Tanglewood Tales (1853)