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Pierce

Franklin. 1804--69, US statesman; 14th president of the US (1853--57)
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It will have the proportions determined by the officers of the Shannon, the instrument required by the perforation of the Scotia, and the power necessary to pierce the hull of the steamer.
Heaven grant that the judges who rob you of the first prize- that Phoebus may pierce them with his arrows, and the Muses never cross the thresholds of their doors.
May it please your Majesty, I have here a formula for constructing armour-plating which no gun can pierce.