The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle
Here are two favorite stories by "the father of American literature" exactly as Washington Irving wrote them, newly reset in easy-to-read type, with six handsome new illustrations. Once again in these pages, Ichabod Crane, the hapless schoolmaster of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," faces the terror of the Headless Horseman, and the henpecked husband of "Rip Van Winkle" rises from a 20-year sleep to find a world vastly changed. Children and adults alike will enjoy the humor and suspense of these two beloved classics of American literature.
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
He would delight them equally by his anecdotes
He was broad shouldered and doublejointed with
The lady of his heart was his partner in
Ichabods ﬂimsy garments ﬂuttered in the air as
On a level spot in the centre was a company
A fresh comely woman pressed through the throng
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aftemoon Balt Baltus Van Tassel beheld blue bridge broad Brom Bones brook cakes church churchyard clouds cocked cocked hat companion Dame Van Winkle Daredevil door drowsy Dutch eyes farm farmer favourite fearful ﬂagon ﬂash ﬂight ﬂoating ﬂuttered ﬂy foot Galloping Hessian ghosts glen goblin haunted head headless horseman heard heart heels henpecked hill horse Hudson Ichabod Crane idle illustrated by Thea inﬂicted Katrina Van Tassel kind knight errant looked master moming neighbour neighbourhood Nicholas Vedder night ninepins old Gunpowder passed pedagogue Peter Stuyvesant pipe poor Rip psalm tune psalmody pumpkin reﬂection retumed rider Rip Van Winkle Rip's Ripper road round rustic saddle scene schoolhouse schoolmaster seen shoulder side Sleepy Hollow smoke spectre spirit steed stood story strange stream Tassel terror thought tree tumed urchin valley village voice WASHINGTON IRVING whip-poor-will whistle whole wild window wings witching Wolf