The automobile blue book, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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1918
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Page 679 - Cotton Mather came galloping down All the way to Newbury town, With his eyes agog and his ears set wide, And his marvellous inkhorn at his side ; Stirring the while in the shallow pool Of his brains for the lore he learned at school, To garnish the story, with here a streak Of Latin, and there another of Greek : And the tales he heard and the notes he took, Behold ! are they not in his Wonder-Book ? Stories, like dragons, are hard to kill.
Page 579 - The treatments, under the direction of physicians, are particularly adapted to HEART DISEASE, Circulatory, Kidney, Nutritional and Nervous Disorders, Rheumatism, Gout and Obesity.
Page 680 - These people being very industrious every way, soon built many houses to the number of three-score families, and were the first people that set upon making cloth in this Western world, for which end they built a fulling-mill, and caused their little ones to be very diligent in spinning cotton wool ; many of them having been clothiers in England...
Page 364 - ... extremity of Casco Bay, and on approaching it from the ocean is seen to great advantage. The harbor is one of the best on the Atlantic coast, the anchorage being protected on every side by land, whilst the water is deep, and communication with the ocean direct and convenient. It is defended by forts Preble and Scammel.
Page 539 - NEW ENGLAND'S LATEST AND LAST WORD IN HOTELS The Hotel which embodies in its construction features for the Convenience, Luxury, and Satisfaction of its patrons that will remain unsurpassed in America for yean to come.
Page 129 - MAY 6, 1783, WASHINGTON AND SIR GUY CARLETON ARRANGED FOR THE EVACUATION OF AMERICAN SOIL BY THE BRITISH. AND OPPOSITE THIS POINT MAY 8, 1783, A BRITISH SLOOP-OF-WAR FIRED 17 GUNS IN HONOR OF THE AMERICAN COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, THE FIRST SALUTE BY GREAT BRITAIN TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Page 133 - Lakeville, Connecticut A Tavern in which the colonial charm has been preserved and modern comforts and conveniences placed to make a "homelike
Page 171 - Point were arranged, to meanwhile leave its anchor and move farther downstream. As a result, Andre crossed the river to Verplanck's. Point, and continued down the river as far as Tarrytown, where his capture cost his life, and probably saved West Point. Croton Point is a part of the estate from which Harmon-on-Hudson was purchased for suburban development. Most of the summer population is located along or near the point, which has one of the best inland salt water bathing beaches along the river....
Page 431 - They consisted of about three-score families. Their people, being very industrious every way, soon built as many houses, and were the first people that set upon making cloth in this Western World; for which end they built a fulling-mill and caused their little ones to be very diligent in spinning cotton-wool, many of them having been clothiers in England.
Page 579 - X-Ray laboratories and scientific treatments under the direction of physicians, are particularly adapted to heart disease, circulatory, kidney, nutritional and nervous disorders, rheumatism, gout and obesity.

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