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Works (Volume 5, PT. 2) (Paperback): Washington Irving
Works (Volume 5, PT. 2) (Paperback): Washington Irving

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Works (Volume 5, PT. 2) (Paperback)

Washington Irving

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1887. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... DOLPH HBYLIGER. "I take the town of concord, where I dwell, All Kilborn be my witness, if I were not Begot in bashfulness, brought up in shamefacedness. I, et 'un bring a dog but to my vace that can Zay I have beat 'un, and without a fault; Or but a cat will swear upon a book, I have as much as zet a vire her tail, And I 'll give him or her a crown for 'mends." Tale Of A Tub. T N the early time of the province of New York, 1 while it groaned under the tyranny of the English governor, Lord Cornbury, who carried his cruelties towards the Dutch inhabitants so far as to allow no dominie, or schoolmaster, to officiate in their language without his special license; about this time there lived in the jolly little old city of the Manhattoes a kind motherly dame, known by the name of Dame Heyliger. She was the widow of a Dutch sea-captain, who died suddenly of a fever, in consequence of working too hard, and eating too heartily, at the time when all the inhabitants turned out in a panic, to fortify the place against the invasion of a small French privateer.* He left her with 1705. very little money, and one infant son, the only survivor of several children. The good woman had need of much management to make both ends meet, and keep up a decent appearance. However, as her husband had fallen a victim to his zeal for the public safety, it was universally agreed that " something ought to be done for the widow "; and on the hopes of this " something" she lived tolerably for some years; in the meantime everybody pitied and spoke well of her, aud that helped along. She lived in a small house, in a small street, called Garden Street, very probably from a garden which may have nourished there some time or other. As her necessities every year grew greater, and the talk of...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
Authors: Washington Irving
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-91710-4
Barcode: 9781234917104
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-91710-6

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