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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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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868 - 530 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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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1871 - 532 pages
...Avith one of the petty Barbary powers. In tliis stately chair would he sit, and this magnificent pips would he smoke, shaking his right knee with a constant...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 Pacific Coast First [-fifth] Reader, Volume 5

1875 - 324 pages
...to a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. 8. In this stately chair would he sit, and this magnificent...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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Washington Irving

Charles Dudley Warner - 1881 - 324 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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Washington Irving

Charles Dudley Warner - 1881 - 342 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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Washington Irving

Charles Dudley Warner - 1881 - 336 pages
...conclusion of a treaty with one of the pfetty Barbary powers. In this stately chair would he sit, ami this magnificent pipe would he smoke, shaking his...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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Irving's Works: A history of New York

Washington Irving - 1882 - 558 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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Swinton's Fifth Reader and Speaker

William Swinton - 1883 - 504 pages
...to a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. 2. In this stately chair would he sit, and this magnificent...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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Swinton's Reader and Speaker, Volume 5

William Swinton - 1883 - 492 pages
...to a stadtholder of Holland, at the conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. 2. In this stately chair would he sit, and this magnificent...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 Beauties of Washington Irving ...

Washington Irving - 1884 - 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...his right knee with a constant motion, and fixing hia eyes for hours together upon a little print of Amsterdam, which hung in a black frame against the...
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