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CHAP. I.-In which are contained divers reasons why a man should not write

in a hurry--Also of Master Henårick Hudson, his discovery of a strange

country—and how he was magnificently rewarded by the munificence of

their High Mightinesses

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Chap. II.-Containing an account of a mighty Ark whicn 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 of Communipa w

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Chap. III.-In which is set forth the true art of making a bargain—together

with the miraculous escape of a great Metropolis in a fog—and the biogra-

phy of certain heroes of Communipaw

93

CHAP. IV.—How the heroes of Communipaw voyaged to Hell-gate, and how

they were received there

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CHAP. V.—How the heroes of Communipaw returned somewhat wiser than

they went—and how the sage Oloffe dreamed a dream-and the dream

that he dreamed

112

Chap. VI.—Containing an attempt at etymology--and of the founding of the

great city of New-Amsterdam

117

CHAP. VII.—How the people of Pavonia migrated from Communipaw to the

Island of Manna-hata-and how Oloffe the Dreamer proved himself a great

land speculator.

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Chap. VIII.—Of the founding and naming of the new City-of the City Arms;

and of the direful feud between Ten Breeches and Tough Breeches · 123

Chap. IX.-How the city of New-Amsterdam waxed great under the protec-

tion of St. Nicholas and the absence of laws and statutes How Oloffe the

Dreamer begun to dream of an extension of Empire, and of the effect of

his dreams

129

BOOK III.

IN WHICH IS RECORDED THE

GOLDEN REIGN OF WOUTER VAN TWILLER.

Chap. I.–Of the renowned Wouter Van Twiller, his unparalleled virtues—as

likewise his unutterable wisdom in the law case of Wandle Schoonhoven

and Barent Bleecker—and the great admiration of the public thereat 137

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