Have you ever played the parlor game of “telephone” where a phrase is whispered and passed along from person to person? When the final person states it aloud there is generally much laughter since it rarely matches the original phrase. The Nancy Hart story may be a great example of that old game. This reenactment of her well-known encounter with Tories and their fate shows how legends grow and change over time.
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