his leisure to the civilizing of the aborigines; but his efforts in this direction were crowned with but partial success.
72It is an historical, but not the less melancholy fact, that the 杭州夜生活哪里泡妹子 aboriginal inhabitants of any country become effete as civilization advances. And thus it happens that, although the mosquito has been handed down to us in modern times, we only behold him in a modified form. That he has not yet entirely lost his sting, the compiler of this work personally ascertained during a four years’ exile in Hoboken. For all that the Jersey mosquito of to-day is but an echo, as it were, of his ancestor of colonial times. How thankful should we be then that we were not early settlers.
Hoboken is the capital of 杭州夜网百花坊 New Jersey, and is principally inhabited by Italian barons in disguise, who consecrate their lives exclusively to the study of that king of musical instruments, the barrel-organ.
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PENNSYLVANIA SEEN THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY—WM. PENN STANDS TREAT—A STRIKING RESEMBLANCE—HOW TO PRESERVE THE HAIR.
The first colony of Pennsylvania was founded in 1682 by Wm. Penn, a Quaker gentleman of steady habits, who, with remarkable foresight settled at Philadelphia, because he thought it an eligible place to hold a Centennial Exhibition. He took out naturalization papers, and began by studying the prejudices of the natives 杭州夜桑拿 with a view to getting upon the good side of them. He smoked the calumet of peace with them and treated them to hard 75cider, under the mellowing influence of which they said he was like “Onas.” How well he deserved this compliment the reader will comprehend at once by reference to the accompanying illustration. 杭州上门的可信么 The coincidence of resemblance is indeed striking, though it must be admitted he is not unlike a cigar sign either.
PENN’S TREATY WITH THE INDIANS
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which we may mention that in 1718 he went back to England very well off indeed, where he died and was buried in his own hair.
MARYLAND SETTLED—WHAT’S IN A NAME?—PECULIAR MONETARY SYSTEM.
Lord Baltimore was the oldest inhabitant 杭州家庭式个人保健 of Maryland. He named it after Mrs. Charles II, whose maiden name was Henrietta Maria.
The name Henrietta Marialand was found rather unhandy for so small a province, so he afterwards cut it down to Maryland.
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