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" ... cloak, or pelisse — hat, cap, helm, or turban — the sitting cross-legged or on a chair — the eating dinner with a fork or the fingers. This nonsense of the dancing and howling Dervishes at Scutari, is very much the same nonsense that many of... "
Lights & Shadows of American Life - Page 218
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The Talisman for ...

William Cullen Bryant, Robert Charles Sands, Gulian Crommelin Verplanck - Gift books - 1827
...Scutari, is very much the same nonsense that many of my readers must have seen at Lebanon and Niskayuna among our Shakers. It is a kind of dancing by way...Shaker monks. The Turks have, besides, the music of flutes and tambour, and the psalter of patriarchal days, which they accompany with a maniac guttural...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...Scutari, is very much the same nonsense that many of my readers must have seen at Lebanon and Niskayuna among our Shakers. It is a kind of dancing by way...Shaker monks. The Turks have, besides, the music of flutes and tambour, and the psalter of patriarchal days, which they accompany with a maniac guttural...
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The cyclopædia of wit and humor: containing choice and characteristic ...

William Evans Burton - Wit and humor - 1859
...Scutari, is very much the same nonsense that many of my readers must have seen at Lebanon and Niskayuna among our Shakers. It is a kind of dancing by way...exercises, at first heavy, and then becoming more and mote violent. The chief difference is, that the Turks, when once excited, have more violence in whirling...
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Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor, Volume 1

Wayne E. Burton - Wit and humor - 1867
...Scutari, is very much the same nonsense that many of my readers must have seen at Lebanon and Niskayuna among our Shakers. It is a kind of dancing by way...Shaker monks. The Turks have, besides, the music of flutes and tambour, and the psalter of patriarchal days, which they accompany with a maniac guttural...
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