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Página 95 - Thus I went up Market Street as far as Fourth Street, passing by the door of Mr. Read, my future wife's father ; when she, standing at the door, saw me, and thought I made, as I certainly did, a most awkward, ridiculous appearance.
Página 232 - Well knows the fair and friendly moon The band that Marion leads,— The glitter of their rifles, The scampering of their steeds.
Página 95 - Street wharf, near the boat I came in, to which I went for a draught of the river water; and being filled with one of my rolls, gave the other two to a woman and her child that came down the river in the boat with us, and were waiting to go farther.
Página 88 - Drum, drum, I say,' and turning to his excellency, said, 'If I am interrupted again I will make the sun shine through you in a moment.
Página 94 - I was in my working dress, my best clothes being to come round by sea. I was dirty from my journey; my pockets were stuffed out with shirts and stockings, and I knew no soul nor where to look for lodging.
Página 100 - But the Great Being above allowed it to be a place of residence for us ; so, fathers, I desire you to withdraw, as I have done our brothers the English ; for I will keep you at arm's length.
Página 258 - I can make it go round the world," said Morse to his fellow-passengers, his imagination expanding in the ardor of his new idea. " Well, captain," he said, with a laugh, on leaving the ship, " should you hear of the telegraph one of these days as the wonder of the world, remembe'" that the discovery was made on board the good ship Sully.
Página 95 - Thus refreshed, I walked again up the street, which by this time had many clean-dressed people in it, who were all walking the same way. I joined them, and thereby was led into the great meeting-house of the Quakers near the market...