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" The front door was never opened except on marriages, funerals, new years' days, the festival of St. Nicholas, or some such great occasion. It was ornamented with a gorgeous brass knocker, curiously wrought, sometimes in the device of a dog, and sometimes... "
A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ... - Page 208
by Washington Irving - 1821
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 7

1820 - 876 pages
...unenlightened grandmothers. The front door was never opened except on marriages, funerals, new year's days, the festival of St Nicholas, or some such great...gorgeous brass knocker, curiously wrought, sometimes into the device of a dog, and sometimes of a lion's head, and was daily burnished with such religious...
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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
...his mind; — the most stanch and loyal citizens, however, always went according to the weather cock on the top of the governor's house, which was certainly...daily burnished with such religious zeal, that it was oft times worn out by the very precautions taken for its preservation. The whole house was constantly...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 7

1820 - 730 pages
...unenlightened grandmothers. The front door was never opened except on marriages, funerals, new year's days, the festival of St Nicholas, or some such great...gorgeous brass knocker, curiously wrought, sometimes into the device of a dog, and sometimes of a lion's head, and was daily burnished with such religious...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 7

1820 - 490 pages
...grandmothers. The front door was never opened except on marriages, funerals, new year's days, the feali vi of St. Nicholas, or some such great occasion — It...gorgeous brass knocker, curiously wrought, sometimes into the device of a dog, and sometimes of a lion's bead, and was daily burnished with such religious...
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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
...unenlightened grandmothers. The front door was never opened except on marriages, funerals, new-year's-days, the festival of St. Nicholas, or some such great occasion....gorgeous brass knocker, curiously wrought, sometimes into the device of a dog, and sometimes of a lion's head ; and was daily burnished with such religious...
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Memoirs Concerning the Affairs of Scotland, from Queen Anne's Accession to ...

George Lockhart - 1824 - 870 pages
...unenlightened grandmothers. The front door was never opened except on marriages, funerals, new-year's days, the festival of St. Nicholas, or some such great...gorgeous brass knocker, curiously wrought, sometimes into the device of a dog, and sometimes of a lion's head ; and was daily burnished with such religious...
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A History of New York from the Beginning of the World

Washington Irving - 1825 - 356 pages
...unenlightened grandmothers. The front door was never opened except on marriages, funerals, new-year's days, the festival of St. Nicholas, or some such great...occasion. It was ornamented with a gorgeous brass knocker, cnriously wrought, sometimes into the device of a dog, and sometimes of a lion's head ; and was daily...
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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1828 - 354 pages
...unenlightened grandmothers. The front door was never opened except on marriages, funerals, new-year's days, the festival of St. Nicholas, or some such great occasion. It was ornamented with a gorgeous hrass knocker, curiously wronght, sometimes into the device of a dog, and sorin time* of a lion's head...
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Historical Collections of the State of New York: Containing a General ...

John Warner Barber, Henry Howe - 1842 - 652 pages
...unenlightened grandmothers. The front door was never opened except on marriages, funerals, new year's days, the festival of St. Nicholas, or some such great...daily burnished with such religious zeal, that it was ofuimes worn out by the very precautions taken for its preservation. The whole house was constantly...
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Historical Collections of the State of New York: Containing a General ...

John Warner Barber, Henry Howe - 1842 - 666 pages
...unenlightened grandmothers. The front door was never opened except on marriages, funerals, new year's days, the festival of St. Nicholas, or some such great...head, and was daily burnished with such religious 7.eal, that it was ofttimes worn out by the very precautions taken for its preservation. The whole...
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