Search Results for Custom House

 
Nathaniel Hawthorne

.... It was mainly through Bridge's influence that Hawthorne was made weigher and guager at the Salem Custom House (1839-1841), and surveyor at the Salem Custom ....

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Aspects of The Scarlet Letter

.... Puritanism, called Twice-Told Tales. Hawthorne worked as a weigher and gauger for the Boston Custom House. The previous year, in 1839 ....

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American Revolution

.... men from the Northend and Southend. A mob surrounded soldiers in King Street at the Custom House. The lower classes were in the ....

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Ordinary Men in the American Revolution

.... men from the Northend and Southend. A mob surrounded soldiers in King Street at the Custom House. The lower classes were in the ....

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Nathaniel Hawthorne and Puritanism

.... money. In 1846 he took a post in the Salem Custom House, an appointment received from the administration of President James K. Polk. ....

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The Myth Structure of Heart of Darkness

.... he recounts, and she called in every blamed port they have out there, for, as far as I could see, the sole purpose of landing soldiers and custom-house officers ....

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Heart of Darkness

.... he recounts, and she called in every blamed port they have out there, for, as far as I could see, the sole purpose of landing soldiers and custom-house officers ....

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The Minister's Black Veil

.... Bakusci cites Hawthorne's years of research into Puritan New England during the time he was a custom-house official in Salem (292), but the roots of the ....

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Pearl in Hawthorne's The Scarlett Letter

.... Ziff, Larzer. "The Ethical Dimension of 'The Custom House.'" In Hawthorne, AN Kaul (ed.). Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1966.

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Young Goodman Brown

.... through the streets of Salem," which is to say Major Hawthorne as evoked in "The Custom-House," whose traits the author said he inherited (Young 69). ....

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Boston Tea Party

.... which has thrown that trade into the hands of the Dutch, Danes, Swedes, and French, who, according to the reports and letters of some custom house officers in ....

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"Click to Brick" Transition

.... hand carved, custom designed, and of museum quality. And they sold in the price range of $100 to $50,000. In 1998, he bought a computer for his house in the ....

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Isabel Allende's novel The House of the Spirits

.... The House of the Spirits. .... expression of frustration by a woman who has been forced to remain at home and care for her mother because that is the custom. ....

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A King and His Court: Fact and Fantasy

.... intrigue. The presidential court has custom-built limousines, presidential jets, private White House guards, and intrigue. Presidents ....

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Management Information Systems

.... However, they lose the ability to quickly and economically create custom reports for specific managers. So long as a company has either an in-house system or a ....

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The management of slaves

.... the caste system, and color prejudice into American custom and law."2 .... In addition those considerations, there was the differentiation between house slaves and ....

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Plantation Architecture

.... would gradually identify a space as theirs by countless domestic acts so that a garden plot, a house, a shed, or a cupboard became theirs by dint of custom. ....

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Iranian Peasant Women

.... into this house was difficult, and I was afraid for all that this would mean. I really did not know Avdal at all, and even if this is the common custom, I was ....

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Stories of Iranian Women

.... into this house was difficult, and I was afraid for all that this would mean. I really did not know Avdal at all, and even if this is the common custom, I was ....

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Amy Tan's Novel, The Kitchen God's Wife

.... When Winnie has moved back to her father's house and manipulated her way back .... the tradition of the subjection of women, on which Chinese feudal custom has no ....

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Amy Tan's The Kitchen God's Wife

.... When Winnie has moved back to her father's house and manipulated her way back .... the tradition of the subjection of women, on which Chinese feudal custom has no ....

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Jack London's Call of the Wild

.... this strain is always chafing at the bit, ready to emerge from "custom's chain," to .... He does not understand why Manuel takes him away from the house, nor why he ....

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German Family Structure

.... done in different ways in different cultures: A unique German pre-wedding custom is the .... among German Jews - a cradle or crib in placed in the house where the ....

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Greek and Roman Architecture

.... house. The domus was the house of the well-to-do and was composed of halls whose size were dictated in advance by custom. "These ....

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Considerations in Purchasing Parts

.... and custom parts can also lead to delays during the design process. Because the manufacturer does not have access to the relevant personnel in-house, there can ....

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Addison Mizner Pottery

.... floor plans and get advice on furnishing an entire house or just a .... soaps and unusual candles shaped like architectural elements, to custom-covered furniture ....

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Consumer Culture & Babbitt

.... But the game was a custom of his clan, and it gave outlet for the homicidal .... is what elevates him in his social setting, it is what makes his house possible, it ....

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Character of George Babbitt in Babbitt

.... But the game was a custom of his clan, and it gave outlet for the homicidal .... what elevates him in his social setting, it is what makes his house possible, and ....

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Lonely Planet Books Lonely Planet is functionin

.... unusual make-up, he would do better to create a business model custom-made for .... Out The advantages of selling the company to a larger publishing house are many. ....

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Margaret Mead & Cultural Anthropology

.... Once he is accepted, he often sleeps at the girl's house and consummates the .... She told Freeman it was custom for Samoans to exaggerate and joke when asked about ....

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