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The Story of Nathan Hale

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Language: English
Wordcount: 6,514 / 28 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 94.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 408
Added to site: 2009.04.07
mnybks.net#: 23868
Genre: Drama

We present here the story of the famous Revolutionary hero and martyr, Nathan Hale.

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Good-by, William. I'll try to be back in a week.

HULL

Good luck to you, Nathan.

HALE

If by any chance I fail to return, will you see that my uniform and other effects are sent to my family?

HULL

Of course I will, Nathan.

POND

Come aboard, Captain Hale!

POND [coming in]

Here you are, careful now! Give me your hand and watch yourself--there!

HALE

Thank you.

POND

What kind of an outfit do you call that you've got on! I'd never have known you if I hadn't heard your voice.

HALE

That's good, Pond!

POND

Good, why?

HALE

Because I'm bound for the enemy lines.

POND

What? Not on spy duty, I hope?

HALE

Exactly. Will you give me passage to Long Island, and land me in some secluded spot?

POND

Why--yes--if you wish it.

HALE

You can do it without endangering yourself or your boat?

POND

There'll be no diff

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