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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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The Colonization of the Middle States and Maryland

Frederick Robertson Jones - 1904 - 618 pages
...reflective habits, he never made up his mind on a subject. . . . His habits were regular. He daily took his four stated meals appropriating exactly an...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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The History of North America, Volume 4

1904 - 612 pages
...reflective habits, he never made up his mind on a subject. . . . His habits were regular. He daily took his four stated meals appropriating exactly an...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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Our Country: A History of the United States, from the Discovery of ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - 1905 - 364 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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Studies in American and British Literature

Inez Nellie Canfield McFee - 1905 - 614 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 either...
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Knickerbocker's History of New York: (books III-VII)

Washington Irving - 1909 - 336 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...he smoked and doubted eight hours, and he slept the remain- 25 ing twelve of the four-and-twenty. Such was the renowned Wouter Van Twiller, — a true...
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History of American Literature

Reuben Post Halleck - 1911 - 452 pages
...circumference. His head was a perfect sphere. . . . " 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." WOUTER VAN TWILLER The Sketch Book Group. — The only one of his productions to which Irving gave...
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American Literature

John Calvin Metcalf - 1914 - 428 pages
...man slow of belief and not easily imposed upon. 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 twenty-four. This sort of satire, though comparatively stingless, offended some of the worthy Dutchman's...
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Readings from Literature

Reuben Post Halleck - 1915 - 326 pages
...streaked with dusky red, like a spitzenburgh 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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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Leonora MacAlarney - 1915 - 670 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 twenty-four. Such was the renowned Wouter Van Twilier, — a true philosopher, for his mind was either...
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Lectures on the Growth and Development of the United States ..., Volume 1

Edwin Wiley, Irving Everett Rines, Albert Bushnell Hart - 1916 - 568 pages
...the human countenance with what is termed expression. « • • His habits were regular. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...eight hours, and he slept the remaining twelve of the four and twenty." t Roberts, Neio York, vol. i., p. 43; Lamb, vol. i., p. 71 et teq. importance and...
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