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Franklin Pierce


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  • Franklin Pierce was the first to think of this, but Bridge interceded with Cilley to give it his support, and there can be no doubt that they would have succeeded in obtaining the position for Hawthorne, but the expedition itself failed, for lack of a Congressional appropriation.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Hawthorne has not gone so far in this direction as many others have who had less reason to speak with authority than he; but he has indicated his partiality for Franklin Pierce plainly enough, and his over-praise of Hiram Powers and William Story, as well as his under-praise of Crawford, will go down to future generations as something of an injustice to those three artists.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • IN 1853 Fillmore's term of office came to an end and Franklin Pierce became President.

    This Country of Ours: The Story of the United States

  • In the same coach in which Hawthorne left Portland for Brunswick, in the summer of 1821, were Franklin Pierce and Jonathan Cilley.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • A few days ago, having occasion to call for a friend at the Hotel Vittoria, in glancing over the list of names, titled and untitled, I chanced to see that of Mr. Franklin Pierce and Mrs. Pierce, United States.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • Franklin Pierce was so deeply interested in military affairs that it was a pity he should not have had a West Point cadetship.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • A few days later Franklin Pierce suddenly appeared at No. 68 Piazza Poli, with that shadow on his face which was never wholly to leave it.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne


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