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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 of the ...

Washington Irving - 1848 - 472 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 magnificent pipe would ho smoke, shaking his right knee with a constant motion, and fixing his eye for hours together upon...
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Knickerbocker's New York

Washington Irving - 1849 - 472 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 shut his eyes for full two hours at a time, that he might not...
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Knickerbocker's New York

Washington Irving - 1849 - 490 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...his right knee with a constant motion, and fixing Ids eye for hours together upon a little print of Amsterdam, which hung in a black frame against the...
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Works, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1851 - 476 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 shut his eyes for full two hours at a time, that he might not...
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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853 - 766 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...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 Irving Gift: Being Choice Gems

Washington Irving - 1853 - 304 pages
...magnificent pipe would he smoke, shaking his right knee with a constant motion, and fixing his eyes for hours together upon a little print of Amsterdam,...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 of the ...

Washington Irving - 1853 - 474 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...together upon a little print of Amsterdam, which hung in & black frame against the opposite wall of the council chamber. Nay, it has even been said, that when...
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The Works of Washington Irving ...

Washington Irving - 1860 - 486 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...motion, and fixing his eye for hours together upon a Httle print of Amsterdam, which hung in a black frame against the opposite wall of the council chamber....
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1864 - 538 pages
...been presented to a stodtholder of Holland at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. In this stately chair would he sit, and this...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 - 1868 - 546 pages
...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, and this...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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