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" ... by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth, an ingenious expedient which is still kept up by some families in Albany; but which prevails without exception in Communipaw, Bergen, Flatbush, and all our uncontaminated... "
The Edinburgh Monthly Review - Page 242
1821
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 528 pages
...lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table, by a 30 string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth —...prevails without exception in Communipaw, Bergen, Flatbush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages. ting — no gambling of old ladies nor hoiden...
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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - 1867 - 588 pages
...lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table, by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth —...prevails without exception in Communipaw, Bergen, Flathush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages. At these primitive tea-parties the utmost propriety...
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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - 1867 - 586 pages
...over the tea-table, by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to month — an ingenious expedient, which is still kept up by...prevails without exception in Communipaw, Bergen, Flatbush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch Tillages. At these primitive tea-parties the utmost propriety...
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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1862 - 610 pages
...over the tea-table by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth—an ingenious expedient, which is still kept up by some...prevails, without exception, in Communipaw, Bergen, Flat-Bush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages. 6. At these primitive tea-parties the utmost...
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Polyglot Reader, and Guide for Translation: Consisting of a Series of ...

Jean Roemer - 1868 - 340 pages
...; but which prevails without exception in Communipaw, Bergen, Flatbush, and all our uncontaniinated Dutch villages. At these primitive tea-parties the...propriety and dignity of deportment prevailed. No flirting or ooflueting — no gambling of old ladies, nor hoyden chattering and romping of young ones — no...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1873 - 532 pages
...lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table, by a 30 string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth —...in Albany ; but which prevails without exception in Oommunipaw, Bergen, Flatbush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages. ting — no gambling of old...
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The Maritime Monthly, Volume 3

1874 - 588 pages
...old lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth —...prevails without exception in Communipaw, Bergen, Flathush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages. At these primitive tea-parties the utmost propriety...
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Burlesque

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1875 - 250 pages
...lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table, by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth, —...prevails, without exception, in Communipaw, Bergen, Flatbush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages. At these primitive tea-parties the utmost propriety...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876 - 870 pages
...lady, which was, to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth —...At these primitive tea-parties the utmost propriety nnd dignity of deportment prevailed. No flirting nor coquetting — no gambling of old ladies, nor...
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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1876 - 622 pages
...lady, which was, to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth —...prevails, without exception, in Communipaw, Bergen, Flat-Bush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages. 6. At these primitive tea-parties the utmost...
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