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" The company being seated around the genial board, and each furnished with a fork, evinced their dexterity in lanching at the fattest pieces in this mighty dish — in much the same manner as sailors harpoon porpoises at sea, or our Indians spear salmon... "
A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ... - Page 110
by Washington Irving - 1821 - 372 pages
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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1819 - 302 pages
...fashionable hours were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before dark. The tea table was crowned with a huge earthen dish, well stored...furnished with a fork, evinced their dexterity in lanching at the fattest pieces in this mighty dish — in much the same manner as sailors harpoon porpoises...
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A History of New-York, from the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1819 - 310 pages
...fashionable hours were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before dark. The tea table was crowned with a huge earthen dish, well stored...furnished with a fork, evinced their dexterity in 1, 'inching at the fattest pieces in this mighty dish — in much the same manner as sailors harpoon...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the ..., Volumes 1-2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 532 pages
...time, when the fashionable hours • were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before dark. The tea-table was crowned with a huge earthen dish,...furnished with a fork, evinced their dexterity in lanching at the fattest pieces in this mighty dish — in much the same manner as sailors harpoon porpoises...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 7

1820 - 490 pages
...present age of refinement. — Our ancestors were fond of more sturdy, substantial fare. The tea table was crowned with a huge earthen dish, well stored...The company being seated around the genial board, anil each furnished with a fork, evinced their dexterity in launching at the fattest pieces in this...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 7

1820 - 730 pages
...present age of refinement — Our ancestors were fond of more sturdy, substantial fare. The tea table was crowned with a huge earthen dish, well stored...up into morsels, and swimming in gravy. The company hoing seated around the genial board, and each furnished with a fork, evinced their dexterity in bunching...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1821 - 414 pages
...often done in the present age of refinement. Our ancestors were fond of more sturdy, substantial fare. The tea-table was crowned with a huge earthen dish,...their dexterity in launching at the fattest pieces jn this mighty dish : in much the same manner as sailors harpoon pbrpoises at sea, or our Indians spear...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821 - 732 pages
...time, when the fashionable hours were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before dark. The teatable was crowned with a huge earthen dish,...furnished with a fork, evinced their dexterity in lanching at the fattest pieces in this mighty dish — in much the same manner as sailors harpoon porpoises...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the ..., Volumes 1-2

Washington Irving - 1824 - 572 pages
...fashionable hours were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before dark. The tea table was crowned with a huge earthen dish, well stored...dish — in much the same manner as sailors harpoon 188 ANCIENT MODE. porpoises at sea, or our Indians spear salmon iu the !;t !<•:>. Sometimes the table...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1824 - 318 pages
...fashionable hours were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before dark. The tea table was crowned with a huge earthen dish, well stored...mighty dish — in much the same manner as sailors harpoojf fS8 ANCIENT MODE. porpoises at sea, or our Indians spear salmon in the lakes. Sometimes the...
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A History of New York from the Beginning of the World

Washington Irving - 1825 - 356 pages
...hrown, cut up into morsels, and swimming in gravy. The company bemg seated around the genial hoard, and each furnished with a fork, evinced their dexterity...the same manner as sailors harpoon porpoises at sea, Oe our Indians spear salmon in the lakes. Sometimes the table was graced with immense apple pies, or...
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