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" ... claws. Instead of a sceptre he swayed a long Turkish pipe, wrought with jasmin and amber, which had been presented to a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. In this stately chair would he sit,... "
The Edinburgh Monthly Review - Page 239
1821
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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
...chair would he fit, and this magnificent pipe would he fmoke, (baking his right knee with a conftant motion, and fixing his eye for hours together upon a little print of Amfterdam, which hung in a black frame againft the oppofite wall of the council chamber. Nay, it has...
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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
...presented to a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. — In this stately chair would he sit, and...deliberation of extraordinary length and intricacy was on the carpet, the renowned Wouter would absolutely shut his eyes for full two hours at a time, that he...
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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
...presented to a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. — In this stately chair would he sit, and...deliberation of extraordinary length - and intricacy was on the carpet, the renowned Wouter would absolutely shut his eyes for full two hours at a time, that he...
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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
...presented to a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. — In this stately chair would he sit, and...in a black frame against the opposite wall of the council-chamber. Nay, it has even been said, that when any deliberation of extraordinary length and...
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A History of New York,: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1820 - 538 pages
...a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers.—In this stately chair would he sit, and this magnificent...in a black frame against the opposite wall of the councilchamber. Nay, it has even been said, that when any deliberation of extraordinary length and...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the ..., Volumes 1-2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 532 pages
...presented to a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. — In this stately chair would he sit, and...motion, and fixing his eye for hours together upon 158 HIS BEHAVIOUR IN THE COUNCIL. a little print of Amsterdam, which hung in a black frame against...
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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
...presented to a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treatv with one w of the petty Barbary powers. — In this stately chair would he sit, and this magnificent pipe would hesmoke, shaking his right knee with a constant motion, and fixing his eye for hours together upon...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821 - 732 pages
...presented to a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. In this stately chair would he sit, and this...deliberation of extraordinary length and intricacy was on the carpet, the renowned Wouter would absolutely shut his eyes for full two hours at a time, that he...
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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
...presented to a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. In this stately chair would he sit, and this...Amsterdam, which hung in a black frame against the op- ( posite wall of the council chamber. Nay, it has even been said, that when any deliberation of...
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Memoirs Concerning the Affairs of Scotland, from Queen Anne's Accession to ...

George Lockhart - 1824 - 870 pages
...presented to a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. In this stately chair would he sit, and this...deliberation of extraordinary length and intricacy was on the carpet, the renowned Wouter would absolutely shut his eyes for full two hours at a time, that he...
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