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Customs and Fashions in Old New England
     

Customs and Fashions in Old New England

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by Alice Morse Earle
 

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From the hour when the Puritan baby opened his eyes in bleak New England he had a Spartan struggle for life. In summer-time he fared comparatively well, but in winter the ill-heated houses of the colonists gave to him a most chilling and benumbing welcome. Within the great open fireplace, when fairly scorched in the face by the glowing flames of the roaring wood fire,

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From the hour when the Puritan baby opened his eyes in bleak New England he had a Spartan struggle for life. In summer-time he fared comparatively well, but in winter the ill-heated houses of the colonists gave to him a most chilling and benumbing welcome. Within the great open fireplace, when fairly scorched in the face by the glowing flames of the roaring wood fire, he might be bathed and dressed, and he might be cuddled and nursed in warmth and comfort; but all his baby hours could not be spent in the ingleside, and were he carried four feet away from the chimney on a raw winter's day he found in his new home a temperature that would make a modern infant scream with indignant discomfort, or lie stupefied with cold.

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ISBN-13:
9781530559596
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
06/30/2016
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.33(d)

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Customs And Fashions In Old New England 2.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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