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" An opening in the trees now cheered him with the hopes that the church bridge was at hand. The wavering reflection of a silver star in the bosom of the brook told him that he was not mistaken. He saw the walls of the church dimly glaring under the trees... "
The Edinburgh Monthly Review - Page 320
1820
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. Artist's ed

Washington Irving - 1865 - 518 pages
...by high trees, between which, peeps may be caught at the blue hills of the Hudson. To look upon its that the church bridge was at hand. The wavering reflection...of the church dimly glaring under the trees beyond. He recollected the place where Brom Bones's ghostly competitor had disappeared. "If I can but reach...
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Tom Hood's Comic readings in prose and verse, Volume 2

Thomas Hood - 1869 - 264 pages
...jolted on the high ridge of his horse's back-bone, with a violence that he verily feared would cleave him asunder. An opening in the trees now cheered him...not mistaken. He saw the walls of the church dimly gleaming under the tree beyond. He recollected the place where Brom Bones' ghostly competitor had disappeared....
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The Franklin Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools : with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1871 - 410 pages
...12. Away then they dashed, through thick and thiu, stones flying and sparks flashing at every bound. An opening in the trees now cheered him with the hopes...bosom of the brook told him that he was not mistaken. " If I can but reach that bridge," thought Ichabod, " I am safe." Just then he heard the black steed...
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and The Spectre Bridegroom: From the "Sketch Book"

Washington Irving - 1875 - 98 pages
...jolted on the high ridge of his horse's backbone, with a violence that he verily feared would cleave him asunder. An opening in the trees now cheered him...of the church dimly glaring under the trees beyond. He recollected the place where Brom Bones's ghostly competitor had disappeared. "If I can but reach...
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Cassell's illustrated readings, Volume 1; Volume 66

Cassell, ltd - 1875 - 452 pages
...jolted on the high ridgo of his horse's back-bone, with a violence that he verily feared would cleave him asunder. An opening in the trees now cheered him...with the hopes that the church bridge was at hand. Tho wavering reflection of a silver star in tha bosom of the brook told him that ho was not mistaken....
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Six Selections from Irving's Sketch-book: With Notes, Questions, Etc. for ...

Washington Irving, Homer Baxter Sprague - 1878 - 186 pages
...jolted on the high ridge of his horse's backbone with a violence that he verily feared would cleave him asunder. An opening in the trees now cheered him...of the church dimly glaring under the trees beyond. He recollected the place where Brom Bones's ghostly competitor had disappeared. " If I can but reach...
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The Normal Fifth Reader

Albert Newton Raub - 1878 - 444 pages
...12. Away then they dashed, through thick and thin, stones flying and sparks flashing at every bound. An opening in the trees now cheered him with the hopes...bosom of the brook told him that he was not mistaken. " If I can but reach that bridge," thought Ichabod, "I am safe." Just then he heard the black steed...
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The Franklin Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - 1878 - 412 pages
...12. Away then they dashed, through thick and thiu, stones flying and sparks flashing at every bound. An opening in the trees now cheered him with the hopes...bosom of the brook told him that he was not mistaken. " If I can but reach that bridge," thought Ichabod, "I am safe." Just then he heard the black steed...
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Six Selections from Irving's Sketch-book: With Notes, Questions, Etc., for ...

Washington Irving, Homer Baxter Sprague - 1878 - 206 pages
...jolted on the high ridge of his horse's backbone with a violence that he verily feared would cleave him asunder. An opening in the trees now cheered him...church bridge was at hand. The wavering reflection i030 of a silver star in the bosom of the brook told him that he was not mistaken. He saw the walls...
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Seven American Classics: Supplementary to Fifth Reader

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880 - 242 pages
...jolted on the high ridge of his horse's backbone with a violence that he verily feared would cleave him asunder. An opening in the trees now cheered him...of the church dimly glaring under the trees beyond. He recollected the place where Brom Bones's ghostly competitor had disappeared. " If I can but reach...
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