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" The fireplaces were of a truly patriarchal magnitude, where the whole family, old and young, master and servant, black and white — nay, even the very cat and dog — enjoyed a community of privilege and had each a right to a corner. "
Knickerbocker's History of New York: (books III-VII) - Page 21
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
...magnitude, where the whole family, old and young* mafter and fervant, black and white, nay, even th« very cat and dog enjoyed a community of privilege, and had each a prefcriptive right to a corner. Here the old burgher would fet in perfect filence, puffing his pipe,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 7

1820 - 876 pages
...The fire-places were of a truly patriarchal magnitude, where the whole family, old and young, master and servant, black and white, nay, even the very cat...dog enjoyed a community of privilege, and had each a prescriptive right to a corner. Here the old burgher would sit in perfect silence, puffing his pipe,...
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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
...yThe fire-places Vere of a truly patriarchal magnitude, where the whole family, old and young, master and servant, black and white, nay, even the very cat...silence, puffing his pipe, looking in the fire with half shut eyes, and thinking of nothing for hours together; the goede vrouw on the opposite side would...
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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
...The fire-places were of a truly patriarchal magnitude, where the whole family, old and young, master and servant, black and white, nay, even the very cat...Here the old burgher would sit in perfect silence, puifing his pipe, looking in the fire with half shut eyes, and thinking of nothing for hours together;...
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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
...The fire-places were of a truly patriarchal magnitude, where the whole family, old and young, master and servant, black and white, nay, even the very cat...of nothing for hours together : the goede vrouw on the opposite side would employ herself diligently in spinning yarn, or knitting stockings. The young...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1821 - 362 pages
...patriarchal magnitude, where the whole family, old and young, master and servant, black and white, riay, even the very cat and dog, enjoyed a community of...silence, puffing his pipe, looking in the fire with half shut eyes, and thinking of nothing for hours together : the goede vrouw on the opposite side would...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 7

1820 - 490 pages
...The fire-placea were of a truly patriarchal magnitude, where the whole family, old and young, master and servant, black and white, nay, even the very cat...dog enjoyed a community of privilege, and had each a prescriptive right to a corner. Here the old burgher would sit in perfect silence, pufting his pipe,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 7

1820 - 730 pages
...The fire-place were of a truly patriarchal magnitude, where the whole family, old and young, master and servant, black and white, nay, even the very cat...dog enjoyed a community of privilege, and had each a prescriptive ru! to a comer. Here the old burgher woulJ sit in perfect silence, puffing his pipe, lucking...
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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
...The fire-places were of a truly patriarchal magnitude, where the whole family, old and young, master and servant, black and white, nay, even the very cat...enjoyed a community of privilege, .and had each a prescriptive right to a corner. Here the old burgher would sit in perfect silence, puffing his pipe,...
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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
...The fire-places were of a truly patriarchal magnitude, where the' whole family, old and young, master and servant, black and white, nay, even the very'...dog enjoyed a' •community of privilege, and had eadh a prescriptive right to a corner. Here the old burgher would sit m perfect silence, puffing his...
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