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" Amsterdam, and curiously carved about the arms and feet, into exact imitations of gigantic eagle's 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... "
A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ... - Page 185
by Washington Irving - 1821
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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
...Amsterdam, and curiously carved about the arms and feet, into exact imitations of gigantic eagles' claws. Instead of a sceptre he swayed a long Turkish...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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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821 - 732 pages
...council he presided with great state and solemnity. He sat in a huge chair of solid oak, hewn in t5ie celebrated forest of the Hague, fabricated by an experienced...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 ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1821 - 414 pages
...Amsterdam, and curiously carved about the arms and feet, into exact imitations of gigantic eagles' claws. Instead of a sceptre, he swayed a long Turkish...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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A History of New York: From the Beginnimg of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1824 - 318 pages
...he slept the remaining twelve of the four-and-twenty. Such was the renowned Wouter Van Twiller — a true philosopher, for his mind was either elevated...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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Memoirs Concerning the Affairs of Scotland, from Queen Anne's Accession to ...

George Lockhart - 1824 - 870 pages
...Amsterdam, and curiously carved about the arms and feet, into exact imitations of gigantic eagles' claws. Instead of a sceptre, he swayed a long Turkish...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

Washington Irving - 1825 - 356 pages
...swayed a long Turkish pipe, wronght with jasmin and amber, which had been presented to a stallholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one...right knee with a constant motion, and fixing his eyes for hours together upon a little print of Amsterdam, which bung; in a black frame against the...
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A History of New York, from the Beginnimg of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1826 - 452 pages
...about the arms and feet, into exact imitations of gigantic eagle's * HIS BEHAVIOUR IN THE COUNCIL. 165 claws. Instead of a sceptre he swayed a long Turkish...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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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 404 pages
...Amsterdam, and curiously carved about the arms and feet, into exact imitations of gigantic eagles' claws. Instead of a sceptre, he swayed a long Turkish...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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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 410 pages
...Amsterdam, and curiously carved about the arms and feet, into exact imitations of gigantic eagles' claws. Instead of a sceptre, he swayed a long Turkish...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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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral ..., Volume 3, Parts 5-6

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 404 pages
...swayed a long Turkish pipe, wrought with jasmin and amber, which had been presented to a stallholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one...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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