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Curious Punishments Of Bygone Days

  [english | 1896]  

Alice Morse Earle


Excerpts: [... and associations to prevent cruelty-not to hardened and vicious criminals-but to faithful animals and innocent children. [Illustration: Laying by ...... They set up a post on the bank of a pond or river, and over this post they lay, almost in equilibrio, the two pieces of wood, at one end of which the ...... uncomfortable. She was taken to ye pond near where I am sojourning by ye ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 186

Customs And Fashions In Old New England

  [english | 1894]  

Alice Morse Earle


Excerpts: [... this: Take the head of a Hare boyled a walm or two or roahed and with the braine thereof mingle Honey and butter and therewith anoynt the Childes gums ...... was, until well into this century, a hopeless maze to many youthful minds. Doubtless the Puritans learned multiplication tables and may have found ...... Visit. In times past (as I remember) you were minded that I should marry ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 316

Home Life In Colonial Days

  [english | 1898]  

Alice Morse Earle


Excerpts: [... Generaly very stately and high: the Bricks in some of the houses are of divers Coullers, and laid in Checkers, being glazed, look very agreable. The ...... oil. This sentence shows both the wording and ideas of the times. There was one external and suggestive adjunct of the earliest pioneer's home which ...... woods. What matter how the night behaved. What matter how the north wind ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 259

Sabbath In Puritan New England

  [english | ]  

Alice Morse Earle


Excerpts: [... musket or wolf-hook. In 1723 wolves were so abundant in Ipswich that parents would not suffer their children to go to and from church and school without ...... of disorder that strangers wondered at it. In the midst of the carousal the master of the pinnace called the boatswain Brother Loggerheads. This ...... paper, to the girl whom he had once assailed and bombarded with his ...]
Genres: [history | religionDownloads: 324