The wild flowers are spectacular in Yankee Boy Basin and with this weather, we'll have the place to ourselves.
"It's only up to Yankee Boy," Westlake prodded.
Some of the guys figure a dumb trick like a midnight swim ain't so surprising for a Yankee with a snoot full.
This here's Detective Dean from up in Yankee land.
The conflict which followed between the Pennsylvania and the Connecticut settlers is known as the first Pennamite-Yankee War.
You might say to all the world, This is our Yankee Englishman; such limbs we make in Yankee land!
After Thoreau's death were also published: The Maine Woods (Boston, 1863); Cape Cod (Boston, 1865); A Yankee in Canada (Boston, 1866).
6 in., and this, with the lowness of its freeboard, caused the vessel to be called the "Yankee cheesebox on a raft."
This firm prospered for a while, and issued in 1889 Mark Twain's own comic romance, A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court, and in 1892 a less successful novel, The American Claimant.
Some of her followers left her before 1800, and then the community gradually broke up. The name of the village is said to have been derived from the first syllables of "Pennsylvania" and "Yankee," as most of the early settlers were Pennsylvanians and New Englanders.
All the Whittiers were men of stature and bodily strength, John Greenleaf being almost the first exception, a lad of delicate mould, scarcely adapted for the labour required of a Yankee farmer and his household.
A knightly celibate, his stainless life, his ardour, caused him to be termed a Yankee Galahad; a pure and simple heart was laid bare to those who loved him in " My Psalm," " My Triumph " and " An Autograph."
However, if one designs to construct a dwelling-house, it behooves him to exercise a little Yankee shrewdness, lest after all he find himself in a workhouse, a labyrinth without a clue, a museum, an almshouse, a prison, or a splendid mausoleum instead.
They mistake who assert that the Yankee has few amusements, because he has not so many public holidays, and men and boys do not play so many games as they do in England, for here the more primitive but solitary amusements of hunting, fishing, and the like have not yet given place to the former.
To speak literally, a hundred Irishmen, with Yankee overseers, came from Cambridge every day to get out the ice.