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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 Original Knickerbocker: The Life of Washington Irving

Andrew Burstein - 2008 - 432 pages
...termed expression. . . . His habits were as regular as his person. He daily took his four scheduled meals, appropriating exactly an hour to each; he smoked...settled below, the cares and perplexities of this world.23 Van Twiller is Lao Tzu, and he is creating a Tao for the Dutch. Doing nothing, nothing is...
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The Dutch and Quaker Colonies in America, Volume 1

John Fiske - 1900 - 342 pages
...disfigure the human countenance with what is termed expression. . . . His habits were regular. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...below, the cares and perplexities of this world." The worthy Knickerbocker goes on to inform us that it is " with infinite difficulty " that he has collected...
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 9

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1854 - 868 pages
...streaked with dusky red, like a Spitzenberg apple. His hahits were as regular as his person. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly...slept the remaining twelve of the four-andtwenty." The name of this governor was Wouter (Walter) Van Twiller. Van Twilier's administration lasted sevenyears,...
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The Centennial History of the United States: From the Discovery ..., Parts 41-42

James D. McCabe - 1874 - 970 pages
...streaked with dusky red, like a Spit/enberg 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-andtwenty." Van Twiller ruled the province seven years, and, in spite of his stupidity, it prospered. In 1633 Adam...
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The Works of Washington Irving in Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Washington Irving - 1881 - 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...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 was...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821 - 774 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 fonr and twenty. Such was the renowned Wouter Van Twiller, a true philosopher ; for his mind was either...
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A Compendium of American Literature, Chronologically Arranged: With ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 798 pages
...eight heurs, and he slept the remaining twelve of the four-and-twenty. Sueh was the renowned W outer Van Twiller,- -a true philosopher ; for his mind was...either elevated above, or tranquilly settled below, the eares and perplexities of this world. He had lived in it for years, witheut feeling the least euriosity...
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