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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 Hand-book of English and American Literature: Historical and Critical ...

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - 1884 - 536 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...the four-andtwenty. Such was the renowned Wouter Van Twiller,—a true philosopher ; for his mind was either elevated above, or tranquilly settled below,...
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The Beauties of Washington Irving ...

Washington Irving - 1884 - 472 pages
...eight hours, and he slept the remaining twelve of the four-and-twenty. Such was the renowned •Wonter Van Twiller — a true philosopher, for his mind was...above, or tranquilly settled below, the cares and peiplexities of this world. He had lived in it for years, without feeling the least curiosity to know...
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Humorous Masterpieces from American Literature, Volume 1

Edward Tuckerman Mason - 1886 - 328 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...four-and-twenty. Such was the renowned Wouter Van Twiller,—a true philosopher, for his mind was either elevated above, or tranquilly settled below,...
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A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1888 - 542 pages
...streaked with dusky red, like a spitzenberg apple. His habits were as regular as his person. lie daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...tranquilly settled below, the cares and perplexities of thia world. He had lived in it for years, without feeling the least curiosity to know whether the sun...
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All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal, Volume 65

1889 - 616 pages
...countenance with what is termed expression. . . . 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. Such was the renowned Wouter van T wilier — a true philosopher; for his mind was...
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A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1889 - 702 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 twenty. Such was the renowned Wouter Van Twiller — a true philosopher, for his mind was...
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Werner's Readings and Recitations: American classics (c1913)

1891 - 208 pages
...were curiously mottied and streaked with dusky red, like a Spitzenberg apple. Such was the renowned Van Twiller — a true philosopher, for his mind was...settled below the cares and perplexities of this world, lie had lived in it for years, without feeling the least curiosity to know whether the sun revolved...
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Four Centuries of Progress ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - 1893 - 1000 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 People's Standard History of the United States: From the ..., Volume 1

Edward Sylvester Ellis - 1896 - 432 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." New Nethcrland prospered, even with this good-natured dolt at the 5ST.e.rnor head of affairs; but he...
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American Literature

Katharine Lee Bates - 1897 - 436 pages
...six feet five inches in circumference," whose " habits were as regular as his person," for " he daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...doubted eight hours, and he slept the remaining twelve ; " William the Testy, " a brisk, wiry, waspish little old gentleman," whose " cheeks were scorched...
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