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" Rip Van Winkle, however, was one of those happy mortals, of foolish, well-oiled dispositions, who take the world easy, eat white bread or brown, whichever can be got with least thought or trouble, and would rather starve on a penny than work for a pound.... "
The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ... - Page 316
1819
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - American literature - 1821 - 336 pages
...mortals, of foolish, well-oiled dispositions, who take the world easy, eat white bread or brown, whichever can be got with least thought or trouble, and would...ears about his idleness, his carelessness, and the rain he was bringing on his family. Morning, noon, and night, her tongue was incessantly going, and...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1823
...mortals, of foolish, well-oiled dispositions, who take the world easy, eat white bread or brown, whichever can be got with least thought or trouble, and would...would have whistled life away in perfect contentment; hut his wife kept continually dinning in his ears about his idleness, his carelessness, and the ruin...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...mortals, of foolish, well-oiled dispositions, who take the world easy, eat white bread or brown, whichever can be got with least thought or trouble, and would...would have whistled life away in perfect contentment; hut his wife kept continually dinning in his ears about his idleness, his carelessness, and the ruin...
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Legends of Terror!: And Tales of the Wonderful and Wild ; Original and ...

English literature - 1826 - 642 pages
...Rip Van Winkle, however, was one of those happy mortals, of foolish, welloiled disposition, who takes the world easy, eat white bread or brown, which ever...contentment ; but his wife kept continually dinning his ears about his idleness, his carelessness, and the ruin he was bringing on his family. Morning,...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - Americans - 1834
...of foolish, well-oiled: dispositions, who take the world easy, eat white bread or brown, whichever can be got with least thought or trouble, and would...his ears about his idleness, his carelessness, and VOL. I. E the ruin he was bringing on his family. Morning, noon, and night, her tongue was incessantly...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 1

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1834 - 316 pages
...mortals, of foolish, well-oiled dispositions, who take the world easy, eat white bread or brown, whichever can be got with least thought or trouble, and would...his ears about his idleness, his carelessness, and VOL. I. E the ruin he was bringing on his family. Morning, noon, and night, her tongue was incessantly...
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The Beauties of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - American essays - 1835 - 270 pages
...oiled dispositions, who take the world easy, eat white bread or brown, whichever can be got with the least thought or trouble, and would rather starve...contentment; but his wife kept continually dinning in his cars about his idleness, his carelessness, and the ruin he -was bringing on his family. Morning, noon,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1835
...of foolish, well-oiled dispositions, who tako the world easy , eat white bread or brown , whichever can be got with least thought or trouble, and would...himself, he would have whistled life away in perfect contetitment;-flut his wife kept continually dinning in his ears about his idleness, his carelessness,...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq

Washington Irving - 1843 - 361 pages
...mortals, of foolish, well-oiled dispositions, who take the world easy, eat white bread or brown, whichever can be got with least thought or trouble, and would...and night, her tongue was incessantly going , and everything he said or did was sure to produce a torrent of household eloquence. Kip had but one way...
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The Sketch Book

Washington Irving - Americans - 1843 - 446 pages
...mortals, of foolish, well-oiled dispositions, who take the world easy, eat white bread or brown, whichever can be got with least thought or trouble, and would...noon, and night, her tongue was incessantly going, and everything he said or did was sure to produce a torrent of household eloquence. Rip had but one way...
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