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340 Breschard also greatly distinguished herself; leaping her horse through large hoops raised several feet from the ground; and riding astride in the dress of a mameluke. An exhibition of fireworks closed...
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17 far superior to those of Canada, with well cultivated farms prettily varied by clumps of trees that have been purposely left in clearing the land. The west side belongs to the...
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253 Swiss, which was established there for the purpose of cultivating silk and vineyards. It was named after Colonel John Peter Purry, a Swiss officer, who effected the settlement under the British...