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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

Washington Irving - 1900 - 416 pages
...cuddling in the chimney-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...walk homewards. What fearful shapes and shadows beset bis path amidst the dim and ghastly glare of a snowy night ! .With what wistful look did he eye every...
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Rip Van Winkle: A Legend of the Hudson

Washington Irving - 1900 - 252 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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Irving's Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1901 - 536 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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Irving's Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1901 - 546 pages
...fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy ! 5^iBut if there was a pleasure in all this while snugly cuddling...fire, and where of course no spectre dared to show his face, it was dearly purchased by the terrors of his subsequent 10 walk homewards. What fearful...
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Selections from the Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1901 - 216 pages
...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, 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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Selections from Irving's Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1902 - 204 pages
...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, 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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Literature for Fifth-reader Grades ...

Sherman Williams - 1902 - 504 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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Composition and Rhetoric Based on Literary Models

Rose Mary, Kavana, Arthur Beatty - 1902 - 468 pages
...mead. — HENRY W. LONGFELLOW, Chaucer. SUGGESTIONS.— Answer the general questions in section 123. V. 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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Literary Readings: An Introduction to the Study of Literature

Charles Madison Curry - 1903 - 572 pages
...fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy ! 3<xI 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 305 walk homewards. What fearful...
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American Stories

Edward Everett Hale - 1903 - 544 pages
...Penseroso." ing 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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