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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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The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner, Volume 9

Charles Dudley Warner - 1904 - 462 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...shaking his right knee with a constant motion, and f1xing his eye for hours together upon a little print of Amsterdam, which hung in a black frame against...
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The Jones Readers by Grades: Book one-[eight], Book 7

Lewis Henry Jones - 1904 - 296 pages
...eagle's claws. Instead of a scepter he swayed a long Turkish pipe wrought 25 with jasmine and amber. In this stately chair would he sit, and this magnificent pipe would he smoke, shaking 213 his right knee with a constant motion, and fixing his eyes for hours together upon a little print...
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The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and ..., Volume 1

Lionel Strachey - 1905 - 318 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...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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Studies in American and British Literature

Inez Nellie Canfield McFee - 1905 - 614 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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The Fifth Reader

1905 - 474 pages
...pipe wrought with jasmine and amber. In this stately chair would he sit, and this magnificent pi{>e would he smoke, shaking his right knee with a constant motion, and fixing his eyes for hours together upon a little print of Amsterdam, which hung in a black frame against the opposite...
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American Wit and Humor, Volume 1

1907 - 374 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...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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The Ten Books of the Merrymakers, Volume 1

Marshall Pinckney Wilder - 1908 - 260 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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Knickerbocker's History of New York: (books III-VII)

Washington Irving - 1909 - 336 pages
...conclusion of a treaty with one of the petty Barbary powers. In this stately chair would he sit, and this 10 magnificent pipe would he smoke, shaking his right...in a black frame against the opposite wall of the council-chamber. Nay, it has even been said, that when any deliberation of extraordi15 nary length...
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Journeys Through Bookland

Charles H.Sylevester - 1909 - 594 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...with a constant motion, and fixing his eye for hours upon a little print of Amsterdam which hung in a black frame against the opposite wall of the council-chamber....
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Leonora MacAlarney - 1915 - 670 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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