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" Connecticut ; and would frighten them wofully with speculations upon comets and shooting stars ; and with the alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsyturvy ! But if there was a pleasure in all this,... "
The Quarterly review - Page 60
1821
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. Artist's ed

Washington Irving - 1865 - 518 pages
...alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy ! But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly...fire, and where, of course, no spectre dared to show his face, it was dearly purchased by the terrors of his subsequent walk homewards. What fearful shapes...
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and The Spectre Bridegroom: From the "Sketch Book"

Washington Irving - 1875 - 98 pages
...alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy ! But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly...fire, and where, of course, no spectre dared to show his face, it was dearly purchased by the terrors of his subsequent walk homewards. What fearful shapes...
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The Literary Reader: Typical Selections from Some of the Best British and ...

George Rhett Cathcart - 1874 - 454 pages
...alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy ! But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly cuddling in the chimney-corner of a chamber that was all of a ruddy glow from the crackling wood-fire, and where, of...
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The Literary Reader: Typical Selections Form Some of the Best British and ...

George Rhett Cathcart - 1877 - 454 pages
...alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy ! But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly cuddling in the chimney-corner of a chamber that was all of a ruddy glow from the crackling wood-fire, and where, of...
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Six Selections from Irving's Sketch-book: With Notes, Questions, Etc. for ...

Washington Irving, Homer Baxter Sprague - 1878 - 186 pages
...alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy ! 1 But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly...chamber that was all of a ruddy glow from the crackling wood-fire, and where, of course, no spectre dared to show his face, it was dearly purchased by the...
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Six Selections from Irving's Sketch-book: With Notes, Questions, Etc., for ...

Washington Irving, Homer Baxter Sprague - 1878 - 206 pages
...alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy ! But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly...-corner of a chamber that was all of a ruddy glow %& from the crackling wood-fire, and where, of course, no spectre dared to show its face, it was dearly...
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Six Selections from Irving's Sketchbook

Washington Irving - 1878 - 152 pages
...alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy ! But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly cuddling in the chimney-corner of a chamber that was all of a ruddy glow 35s from the crackling wood-fire, and where,...
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Little Britain, together with The spectre bridegroom & A legend of Sleepy ...

Washington Irving - 1880 - 200 pages
...alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy ! But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly...course, no spectre dared to show its face, it was dearly pur-^ chased by the terrors of ' his subsequent walk homewards. What fearful shapes and shadows beset...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.].

Washington Irving - 1880 - 444 pages
...topsy-turvy ! But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly cuddling in the chimney-corner of a chamber that was all of a ruddy glow from the...fire, and where, of course, no spectre dared to show his face, it was dearly purchased by the terrors of his subsequent walk homewards. What fearful shapes...
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Standard Supplementary Readers

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880 - 234 pages
...alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy! But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly cuddling in the chimney-corner of a chamber that was all of a ruddy glow from the crackling wood-fire, and where, of...
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