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" ... so that, though a thief might get in with perfect ease, he would find some embarrassment in getting out; an idea most probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eel-pot. "
The Edinburgh Monthly Review - Page 314
1820
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 438 pages
...some embarrassment in getting out ; an idea most probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eelpot. The school-house stood...tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of his pupil's voices, conning over their lessons, might be heard in a drowsy summer's day,...
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The Edinburgh monthly review, Volume 4

1820 - 870 pages
...some embarrassment in getting out; an idea most' probably borrowed by the architect^ Yost Van Uouten, from the mystery of an eel-pot. The school-house stood...situation, just at the foot of a woody hill, with a hrook running close hy, and a formidable birch tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmurs...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1821 - 366 pages
...some embarrassment in getting out ; an idea most probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eelpot. The school-house stood...tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of his pupils' voices, conning over their lessons, might be heard in a drowsy summer's day,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1822 - 490 pages
...brook running close by, and a formidable birch tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of his pupils' voices, conning over their lessons, might be heard in a drowsy summer's day, like the hum of a bee-hive; interrupted now and then by the authoritative voice of the...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1823 - 402 pages
...probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eelpot. The school - house stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just...hill, with a brook running close by, and a formidable birch-tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of his pupils' voices, conning over...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824 - 804 pages
...probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eelpot. The school - house stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just...hill, with a brook running close by, and a formidable birch-tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of his pupils' voices, conning. over...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1829 - 522 pages
...embarrassment in getting out ; — an idea most probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eelpot. The schoolhouse stood...hill, with a brook running close by, and a formidable birch-tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of bis pupil's voices, conning over...
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The Beauties of Washington Irving, Esq. ...

Washington Irving - 1830 - 346 pages
...some embarrassment in getting out; an idea most probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eel-pot. The school-house stood...tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of his pupils' voices, conning over their lessons, might be heard in a drowsy summer's day,...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1834 - 334 pages
...some embarrassment in getting out ; an idea most probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eel-pot. The schoolhouse stood...tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of his pupils' voices, conning over their lessons, might be heard in a drowsy summer's day,...
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The Beauties of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - 1835 - 284 pages
...some embarrassment in getting out; an idea most probably borrowed by the architect, I ost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eelpot. The school-house stood...brook running close by, and a formidable birch tree grow ing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur ol his pupils' voices, connmg over their lessons,...
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