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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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Seven American Classics: Irving, Cooper, Bryant, Hawthorne, Longfellow ...

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880 - 238 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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Knickerbocker Stories from the Old Dutch Days of New York

Washington Irving - 1897 - 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...face, it was dearly purchased by the terrors of his jubsec[uent^ walk homewards. What fearful shapes and shadows beset his path, amidst the dim and ghastly...
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School Reading by Grades, Volume 5

James Baldwin - 1897 - 220 pages
...then he would entertain them with stories of witchcraft, and would frighten them with woeful There was pleasure in all this while snugly cuddling in the chimney corner of a room that was lighted by the ruddy glow from a crackling wood fire, and where no ghost dared show its...
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School Reading by Grades, Volume 2

James Baldwin - 1897 - 430 pages
...would entertain them with stories of witchcraft, and would frighten them with woeful 149 There was pleasure in all this while snugly cuddling in the chimney corner of a room that was lighted by the ruddy glow from a crackling wood fire, and where no ghost dared show its...
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Choice Literature...for Intermediate Grades, Book 2

1898 - 264 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...the crackling wood fire, and where, of course, no specter dared to show its face, it was dearly purchased by the terrors of his subsequent walk homewards....
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Choice Literature...for Intermediate Grades, Book 2

1898 - 264 pages
...topsy-turvy ! But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW 185 cuddling in the chimney corner of a chamber that was...the crackling wood fire, and where, of course, no specter dared to show its face, it was dearly purchased by the terrors of his subsequent walk homewards....
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Stepping Stones to Literature: A Reader for Seventh Grades, Book 7

Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert - 1898 - 328 pages
...alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy I But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly...cuddling in the chimney corner of a chamber that was all a ruddy glow from the crackling wood fire, and where, of course, no specter dared to show his face,...
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Stepping Stones to Literature: A Reader for Seventh Grades, Book 7

Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert - 1898 - 328 pages
...there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly cuddling in the chimney corner of a chamber that was all a ruddy glow from the crackling wood fire, and where, of course, no specter dared to show his face, it was dearly purchased by the terrors of his subsequent walk homewards....
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Rip Van Winkle: Legend of Sleepy Hollow; The Devil and Tom Walker.--The ...

Washington Irving - 1899 - 220 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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Essays from the Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1900 - 170 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...the crackling wood fire, and where, of course, no specter dared to show its face, it was dearly purchased by the terrors of his subsequent walk homeward....
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