Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Nathan Hale” in chapter 1 of George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor:
...and repeating passages we had committed to memory, ending the evening with a little supper, which was often a hasty-pudding frolic.
When I say that Alexander and Edward Everett, Edward T. Channing, Nathan Hale , William Powell Mason, and Jacob Bigelow constituted this symposium, it is plain that it must have been pleasant and brilliant.
The first nucleus of it, for two years, was Hale, Bigelow, Channing, ...
† This entity has been selected by the automated classifier as the most likely match in this context. It may or may not be the correct match.