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" But superstition, among other legends of this mansion, repeats the wondrous tale, that on the anniversary night of Britain's discomfiture, the ghosts of the ancient governors of Massachusetts still glide through the portal of the Province House. And,... "
In Colonial Days - Page 26
by Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1906 - 104 pages
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 2

Conrad Swackhamer - United States - 1838
...upon a nearer height than before. As the deep boom of the cannon smote upon his ear, Colonel Jolifle raised himself to the full height of his aged form...Massachusetts still glide through the portal of the Province-House. And, last of all, comes a figure shrouded in a military cloak, tossing his clenched...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 2

United States - 1838
...province, is at its last gasp to-night ; — almost while I speak, it is a dead corpse ? and, raethinks the shadows of the old Governors are fit mourners...Massachusetts still glide through the portal of the Province-House. And, last of all, comes a figure shrouded in a military cloak, tossing his clenched...
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Cassell's illustrated readings

Cassell, ltd - 1875
...shadows of the old governors are fit mourners at its funeral. " With these words Colonel Joliffe throw on his cloak, and drawing his granddaughter's arm...last of all, comes a figure shrouded in a military c'oak, tossing his clenched hands into the air, and stamping his iron-shod boots upon the broad freestone...
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Twice-told Tales, Volume 2

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1879
...vanished into deeper obscurity than even that wild Indian band who scattered the cargoes of the tea-ships on the waves, and gained a place in history, yet left...the Province House. And, last of all, comes a figure shronded in a military cloak, tossing his clinched hands into the air, and stamping his iron-shod boots...
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Hawthorne

Henry James - Authors, American - 1879 - 177 pages
...Sir William Howe, the last of the Royal Governors, during the siege of Boston by Washington), that " superstition, among other legends of this mansion,...governors of Massachusetts still glide through the Province House. And last of all comes a figure shrouded in a military cloak, tossing his clenched hands...
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American Prose: Hawthorne: Irving: Longfellow: Whittier: Holmes: Lowell ...

American prose literature - 1880 - 424 pages
...this mansion, repeats the wondrous tale, thaton the anniversary night of Britain's discomfiture .he ghosts of the ancient governors of Massachusetts still glide through the portal of the Provino* [louse. And, last of all, comes a figure shrouded in a military cloak, tossing his clinched...
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Twice-told Tales, Volume 2

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1881
...vanished into deeper obscurity than even that wild Indian baud who scattered the cargoes of the tea-ships on the waves, and gained a place in history, yet left...glide through the portal of the Province House. And, lust of all, comes a figure shrouded iu a military cloak, tossing his clinched hands into the air,...
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New School History of the United States of America

George Frederick Holmes - United States - 1884 - 328 pages
...afterwards employed by Napoleon Bonaparte to expel the British from Toulon. + There is a legend in Boston, " that, on the anniversary night of Britain's discomfiture,...ancient governors of Massachusetts still glide through Province House. And, last of all, comes a figure shrouded in a military cloak, tossing his clenched...
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English Men of Letters, Volume 13

John Morley - 1894
...Washington), that " superstition, among other legends of thi» mansion, repeats the wondrous tale 4 that on the anniversary night of Britain's discomfiture...governors of Massachusetts still glide through the Province House. And last of all comes a figure shrouded in a military cloak, tossing his clenched hands...
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The Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Twice-told tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1900
...with the roar of artillery, which announced that the beleaguering army of Washington had entrenched itself upon a nearer height than before. As the deep...a figure shrouded in a military cloak, tossing his clenched hands into the air, and stamping his iron-shod boots upon the broad freestone steps, with...
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