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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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Selections from the Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1894 - 234 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...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 Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 2

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - 1894 - 462 pages
...horse's backbone, with a violence that he verily feared would cleave him asunder. An opening in the tree now cheered him with the hopes that the church bridge...of the church dimly glaring under the trees beyond. He recollected the place where Brom Bones' ghostly competitor had disappeared. " If I can but reach...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1894 - 420 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 with the hopes that the church-bridge was at hand. The wavering reflection of a silver star ^ . Cbe Xegend of Sleeps t>ollow...
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The Heart of Oak Books, Volume 5

Charles Eliot Norton, George Henry Browne - 1895 - 396 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...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 Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1848 - 482 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...He saw the walls of the church dimly glaring under tha trees beyond. He recollected the place where Brorn Bones's ghostly competitor had disappeared....
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Seven American Classics: Irving, Cooper, Bryant, Hawthorne, Longfellow ...

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880 - 238 pages
...jolted on the high ridge of his horse's backbone with a vio lence 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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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896 - 374 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 V ghostly competitor had disappeared. " If I can but reach...
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Werner's Readings and Recitations, Issue 16

1896 - 210 pages
...round the neck, when the saddle fell to the earth, and he heard it trampled underfoot by his pursuer. An opening in the trees now cheered him with the hopes...church bridge was at hand. The wavering reflection of a etar in the bosom of the brook told him that he was not mistaken. He saw the walls of the church dimly...
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Famous Authors and the Best Literature of England and America ...: Together ...

William Wilfred Birdsall, Rufus Matthew Jones - 1897 - 602 pages
...jolted on the high ridge of his horse a 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' ghostly competitor had disappeared. " If I can but reach...
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: From The Sketch Book of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - 1897 - 72 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...of the church dimly glaring under the trees beyond. He recollected the place where Brom Bones' ghostly competitor had disappeared. " If I can but reach...
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