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" ... worn out by the very precautions taken for its preservation. The whole house was constantly in a state of inundation, under the discipline of mops and brooms and scrubbingbrushes ; and the good housewives of those days were a kind of amphibious animal,... "
A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ... - Page 195
by Washington Irving - 1864 - 528 pages
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A history of New-York: from the beginning of the world to the end ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1812
...inundation, under the difciplme of mops and brooms and fcrubbing brufhes; and the good houfewives of thofe days were a kind of amphibious animal, delighting exceedingly to be dabbling in water — infomuch that an hiftorian of the day gravely tells us, that many of his townfwomen grew to have...
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A history of New York: from the beginning of the world to the end of the ...

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1820 - 520 pages
...sometimes of a lion's head, and was daily burnished with such religious zeal, that it was oftN times worn out by the very precautions taken for its preservation....amphibious animal, delighting exceedingly to be dabbling in water—insomuch that an historian of the day gravely tells us, that many of his townswomen grew to...
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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 7

Technology & Engineering - 1820
...the discipline of mops and brooms and scrubbing brushes ; and the good housewives of those days wore a kind of amphibious animal, delighting exceedingly...historian of the day gravely tells us, that many of his tocviuwomen grew to have webbed 6ngen like unto a duck ; and some of them, he had little doubt, could...
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 7

1820
...constantly in a state of inundation, under the discipline of mops and brooms and scrubbing brushes ; and the good housewives of those days were a kind of amphibious animal, delighting exceedingly t» be dabbling in water — insomuch that an historian of the day gravely tells us, that many of his...
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A history of New York: from the beginnimg of the world to the end of the ...

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1824
...constantly in a state of inundation, under the discipline of mops and brooms and scrubbing brushes ; and the good housewives of those days were a kind...amphibious animal, delighting exceedingly to be dabbling in.water — insomuch that an historian of the day gravely tells us, that many of his townswomen grew...
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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1828 - 312 pages
...good housewives of those days were a kind of amphihious animal, delighting exceedingly to he dahhling in water — -insomuch that an historian of the day gravely tells us, that many of his towuswomen grew to have wehhed fingers like unto a duck ; and some of them, he had little d.mht, could...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1831
...unenlightened grandmothers. The front door was never opened except on marriages, funerals, new-years' days, the festival of St. Nicholas, or some such great...exceedingly to be dabbling in water — insomuch that a historian of the day gravely tells us, that many of his townswomen grew to have webbed fingers like...
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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - American wit and humor - 1831
...unenlightened grandmothers. The front door was never opened except on marriages, funerals, new-years' days, the festival of St. Nicholas, or some such great...days were a kind of amphibious animal, delighting exceedPASSION FOR CLEANING. 169 ingly to be dabbling in water — insomuch that a historian of the...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1835
...knocker, curiously wrought, sometimes in the-device of a dog, and sometimes of a lion's head, and^yas daily burnished with such religious zeal, that it...days were a kind of amphibious animal, delighting exceedPASSION FOR CLEANING. ]69 ingly to be dabbling in water — insomuch that a historian of the...
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Works, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1848
...was daily burnished with such religious zeal, that it was ofttimes worn out by the very precautious taken for its preservation. The whole house was constantly...historian of the day gravely tells us, that many of his towuswomen grew to have webbed fingers like unto a duck ; and some of them, he had little doubt, could...
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