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" ... apple. His habits were as regular as his person. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly an hour to each; he smoked and doubted eight hours, and he slept the remaining twelve of the four-and-twenty. "
A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ... - Page 92
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 - 1864 - 538 pages
...streaked with dusky red, like a spitzenberg apple. His habits were as regular as his person. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...twelve of the four-and-twenty. Such was the renowned Wbuter Van Twiller, — a true philosopher, for his mind was either elevated above, or tranquilly settled...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868 - 530 pages
...He daily took his (1) Pieces of timber hung out to preserve a ship's side from injury by collision. four stated meals, appropriating exactly an hour to...eight hours, and he slept the remaining twelve of the f our-and-twenty. Such was the renowned Wouter Van Twiller; a true philosopher, for his mind was either...
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Lights and Shadows of New York Life: Or, The Sights and Sensations of the ...

James D. McCabe - 1872 - 910 pages
...streaked with dusky red, like a Spitzenberg apple. His habits were as regular as his person. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...slept the remaining twelve of the four-and-twenty." Van Twiller ruled the province seven years, and, in spite of his stupidity, it prospered. In 1633,...
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The Centennial History of the United States: From the Discovery ..., Parts 41-42

James D. McCabe - 1874 - 974 pages
...streaked with dusky red, like a Spitzenberg apple. His habits were as regular as his person. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...eight hours, and he slept the remaining twelve of the four-amltwenty." Van Twiller ruled the province seven years, and, in spite of liia stupidity, it prospered....
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Our Country: A Household History for All Readers, from the ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - 1875 - 660 pages
...streaked with dusky red, like a Spitzenberg apple. His habits were as regular as his person. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...slept the remaining twelve of the four-and-twenty." Van Twiller's administration lasted about four years, and the colony flourished -in spite of him. Just...
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The Works of Washington Irving...

Washington Irving - 1881 - 916 pages
...regular as his person. lie daily tank his four stated meals, appropriating exactly an hour to carh ; he smoked and doubted eight hours, and he slept the remaining twelve of the four and twenty. Such was the renowned "W outer Van Twiller — a true philosopher, for his mind wa*...
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Washington Irving

Charles Dudley Warner - 1882 - 354 pages
...streaked with dusky red, like a spitzenberg apple. " His habits were as regular as his person. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...eight hours, and he slept the remaining twelve of the four-and-tweuty. Such was the renowned "\Vouter Van Twillcr, — a true philosopher, for his mind was...
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Bancroft's Fifth Reader

John Swett, Charles H. Allen, Josiah Royce - 1883 - 366 pages
...streaked with dusky red, like a Spitzenberg apple. 10. His habits were as regular as his person. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...four-and-twenty. Such was the renowned Wouter Van T wilier — a true philosopher; for his mind was either elevated above, or tranquilly settled below,...
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Swinton's Fifth Reader and Speaker

William Swinton - 1883 - 504 pages
...streaked with dusky red, like a Spitzenberg apple. 8. His habits were as regular as his person. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...eight hours ; and he slept the remaining twelve of the four and twenty. 9. Such was the renowned Wouter Van Twiller, — a true philosopher, for his mind...
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Swinton's Reader and Speaker, Volume 5

William Swinton - 1883 - 492 pages
...streaked with dusky red, like a Spitzenberg apple. 8. His habits were as regular as his person. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...eight hours ; and he slept the remaining twelve of the four and twenty. 9. Such was the renowned Wouter Van Twiller, — a true philosopher, for his mind...
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