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[pahrk-muh n] /ˈpɑrk mən/
Francis, 1823–93, U.S. historian. Unabridged
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  • Gregg was neither a Parkman nor a modern lover 276 of nature, but something much better, a man of forethought and of good sense.

    The Way to the West Emerson Hough
  • Take the persons whom Parkman describes in his Oregon Trail.

    The American Mind Bliss Perry
  • His fatal encounter with Dr. Parkman I always attributed to a sudden outbreak of passion.

    Recollections and Impressions Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  • Mrs. Parkman walked forward, and took her seat near a window.

    Rollo in Holland Jacob Abbott
  • Parkman always dictated instead of holding the pen, and his huge mass of documents had to be read aloud to him.

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

    Rollo in Holland Jacob Abbott
  • Parkman, to be sure, has merits of his own, some of which are less discernible in Prescott.

    William Hickling Prescott Harry Thurston Peck
  • "Then they ought to have told us how it was," said Mrs. Parkman.

    Rollo in Holland Jacob Abbott
  • Mr. Parkman looked along the line to select one that had a good horse.

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

    Rollo in Holland Jacob Abbott

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