Washington Irving

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    The messhas quoted2 years ago
    To see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius of famine descending upon the earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield.
    b5715170792has quoted4 days ago
    In the bosom of one of those spacious coves which indent the eastern shore of the Hudson, at that broad expansion of the river denominated by the ancient Dutch navigators the Tappan Zee, and where they always prudently shortened sail and implored the protection of St.
    carsten60394has quoted10 months ago
    ducks and geese are foolish things, and must be looked after, but girls can take care of themselves.
    missninahas quotedlast year
    as she sagely observed, ducks and geese are foolish things, and must be looked after, but girls can take care of themselves.
    Dan Zúñigahas quotedlast year
    there is no encouragement for ghosts in most of our villages, for they have scarcely had time to finish their first nap and turn themselves in their graves, before their surviving friends have travelled away from the neighborhood; so that when they turn out at night to walk their rounds, they have no acquaintance left to call upon. This is perhaps the reason why we so seldom hear of ghosts except in our long-established Dutch communities.
    ishmael caplenhas quoted7 years ago
    and like the lion bold, which whilom so magnanimously the lamb did hold,
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