Sketches of Incidents and Adventures in the Life of Thomas Elworth, the American Pedestrian

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author, 1844 - United States - 68 pages
 

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Page 20 - Yet I had a home, and I once had a sire, A mother who granted each infant desire ; Our cottage it stood in a wood-embower'd vale, Where the ringdove would warble its sorrowful tale.
Page 12 - Whatever others may think of this practice, it did not then and does not now appear to me to be proper.
Page 38 - Monday, tho 2d of October, on a piece of the public highway in the neighbourhood Of Holbeck, which is in the borough of Leeds. He always walked two miles in immediate succession— one at the termination and the other at the beginning of every hour — and continued to walk in...

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