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United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)

printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics

a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth

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Why does it always crucify Christ and excommunicate Copernicus and Luther, and pronounce Washington and Franklin rebels?
All that scientists had achieved, from Galileo and Newton to Franklin and Simon Newcomb, helped Bell in a general way, by creat- ing a scientific atmosphere and habit of thought.
They had sailed with Sir John Franklin to the North Pole, and ridden with Havelock to the Relief of Lucknow, and when they were not lighthouses firmly based on rock for the guidance of their generation, they were steady, serviceable candles, illuminating the ordinary chambers of daily life.
I had given my foreword and sacred promise to your father, Edric the Franklin, that at the age of twenty you should be sent out into the world to see for yourself how you liked the savor of it.
Twenty years ago," he said, "your father, the Franklin of Minstead, died, leaving to the Abbey three hides of rich land in the hundred of Malwood, and leaving to us also his infant son on condition that we should rear him until he came to man's estate.
We made several more tries on succeeding nights, and at last found our way into the National, a saloon on Tenth and Franklin.
But the saddest of all the stories of the Yankee Storm was the one about the Franklin Dexter.
Declining, however, every kind of ovation, Barbicane ensconced himself in a room of the Franklin Hotel.
It is even possible that the Selenites have already planted the flag on one of their poles, while Franklin, Ross, Kane, Dumont, d'Urville, and Lambert have never yet been able to attain that unknown point of the terrestrial globe.
Is Franklin the only man who is lost, that his wife should be so earnest to find him?
Powell's description Franklin was a short, thick black- haired man, bald on the top.
Franklin remained still for a moment and then started slowly to go on deck.
But young Walter Franklin was a modern agriculturist.
And it's being me, Kostya Levin, who went to a ball in a black tie, and was refused by the Shtcherbatskaya girl, and who was intrinsically such a pitiful, worthless creature--that proves nothing; I feel sure Franklin felt just as worthless, and he too had no faith in himself, thinking of himself as a whole.
Franklin Blake, and held a short conversation with me, as follows:--