Irvings Works - Vol I Washington Irving

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Irvings Works - Vol I  by  Washington Irving

Irvings Works - Vol I by Washington Irving
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IRVINGS WORKS - VOL. I. - I883 - BOOK I. CONTAINING DIVERS INGENIOUS THEORIES AND PHILOSOPHIC SPECULATIONS, CONCERNING THE CREATION AND POPUIATION OF THE WORLD, AS CONNECTED WITH THE HISTORY OF NEW YORK. CHAP. 1.-Description of the WorldMoreIRVINGS WORKS - VOL.

I. - I883 - BOOK I. CONTAINING DIVERS INGENIOUS THEORIES AND PHILOSOPHIC SPECULATIONS, CONCERNING THE CREATION AND POPUIATION OF THE WORLD, AS CONNECTED WITH THE HISTORY OF NEW YORK. CHAP. 1.-Description of the World .............................. 29 CHAP. 11.-Cosmogony, or Creation of the World with a multitude of excellent theories, by which the creation of a world is shown to be no such diflicult matter as common folk would imagine..

.... 38 C w . 111.-How that famous navigator, Noah, was shamefully nicknamed and how he committed an unpardonable oversight in not having four sons-With the great trouble of philosophers caused thereby, and the discove y of America. ....................... 49 Cw. W.--Showing the great difEculty philosophers me had in peopling America-and how the Aborigines came to be atten by accidentto the great relief and satisfaction of the Author.. . 57 C P V . .-I n which the Author puts a mighty question to the rout, by the assistance of the Nan in the Moon-which not only delivers thousands of people from peat embarrassment, but like wise concludes this introductory book.

........................ 65 BOOK 11. TR AT Q OF TBE FIRST BETTLEXX T OF THE PROWC OF m-m-a CUP. I.-In which are contained divers reasons why a man should not write in a hurry-Also of Naster Hendrick Hudson, his iii PAQB cove ry of a strange country-and how he was magnificently r e warded by the munificence of their High Nightinesses..

........ 85 C-. 11.-Containing an account of a mighty Ark which floated, under the protection of St. Nicholas, from Holland to Gibbet Island-the descent of the strange Animals therefrom-a great victory, and a description of the ancient village ofCommunipam. 98 C P11.1 .-In which is set forth the true art of making a bargaintogether with the miraculous escape of a great Metropolis in a fog--and the biography of certain heroes of Communipaw ...... 106 C PN..-How the heroes of Communipaw voyaged to Hell-gate, and how they were received there..

........................... 115 C m . V.-HOW the heroes of Communipaw returned somewhat wiser than they ment-and how the sage Oloffe dreamed a dream-and the dream that he dreamed .................................. 128 CHLLPV. 1.-Containing an attempt at etymology-and of the founding of the great city of New Amsterda, m.. ..................... 134 C m . VI1.-How the people of Pavonia migrated from Communipaw to the island of Manna-hab-and how Oloffe the Dreamer proved himself a great land-speculator.

....................... 137 Cm. VII1.-Of the founding and naming of the new city--of the City Arms and of the direful feud between Ten Breeches and Tough Breeches ............................................ 141 C P1X. . - How the city of New Amsterdam waxed great under tho protection of St...



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