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" These fashionable parties were generally confined to the higher classes, or noblesse, that is to say, such as kept their own cows, and drove their own wagons. The company commonly assembled at three o'clock, and went away about six, unless it was in winter-time,... "
Knickerbocker's History of New York: (books III-VII) - Page 22
by Washington Irving - 1909 - 288 pages
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1812 - 306 pages
...sflembled at three o'clock, and went away about fix, unlcfs it was in winter time, when the fafhionable hours were a little earlier, that .the ladies might get home before dark. I do not find that they ever treated their company to iced creams, jellies, or fylhbubs ; or regaled...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 7

1820 - 876 pages
...company commonly assembled it three o'clock, and went away about six, unless it was in winter time, when the fashionable hours were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before (lark. I do not find that they ever treated their company to iced creams, jellies, or syllabubs ; or...
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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
...noblesse, that is to say, such as kept their own cows, and drove their own wagons. The•company commonly assembled at three o'clock, and went away about six, unless it was in winter time, when the fashionable hours were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before...
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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
...noblesse, that is to say, such as kept their own cows, and drove their own wagons. The company commonly assembled at three o'clock, and went away about six, unless it was in winter time, when the fashionable hours were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the ..., Volumes 1-2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 556 pages
...company commonly assembled at three o'clock, and went away about six ; unless it was in winter time, when the fashionable hours were a little earlier,...of fat pork, fried brown, cut up into morsels, and swimming in gravy. The company being seated around the genial board, and each furnished with a fork,...
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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...of fat pork, fried brown, cut up into morsels, and swimming in gravy. The company hoing seated around the genial board, and each furnished with a fork,...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 7

1820 - 490 pages
...noblesse, that is to say, such us kept their own cows, and drove their own waggons. The company commonly assembled at three o'clock, and went away about six, unless it was in winter time, when the fashionable hours were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before...
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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
...company commonly assembled at three o'clock, and went away about six, unless it was in winter tune, when the fashionable hours were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before dark. I do not find that they ever treated their company to iced creams, jellies, or syllabubs : or regaled...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1821 - 414 pages
...noblesse, that is to say, such as kept their own cows, and drove their own waggons. The company commonly assembled at three o'clock, and went away about six, unless it was in winter time, when the fashionable hours were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821 - 732 pages
...noblesse, that is to say, such as kept their own cows and drove their own waggons. The company commonly assembled at three o'clock, and went away about six ; unless it was in winter time, when the fashionable hours were a little earlier, that the ladies might get home before...
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