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" I am always of easy faith in such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends, and local anecdotes of goblins and great men ; and would advise all travellers... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 114
1821
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1823
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends,...charm of the reality ? There is nothing like resolute good-humoured credulity in these matters ; and on this occasion I went even so far as willingly to...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends,...charm of the reality? There is nothing like resolute good-humoured credulity in these matters ; and on. this occasion I went even so far as willingly to...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...Washington Irving, delighted with the house and the few Bo-cafled relief* exhibited in his day, said: 'What is it to us whether these stories be true or...false, so long as we can persuade ourselves into the of them, and enjoy all the charm of the reality ¡' And Mr Charles Knight has said: 'Disturb not tin...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1835
...I am therefore a ready believer in relies legends , and local anecdotes of goblins and great meii ; and would advise all travellers who travel for their...charm of the reality? There is nothing like resolute good-humoured credulity in these matters ; and on this occasion I went even so far as willingly to...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq. (Wasington Irving)

Washington Irving - Short stories, American - 1843 - 361 pages
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends,...charm of the reality? There is nothing like resolute good-humoured credulity in these matters; and on this occasion I went even so far as willingly to believe...
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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of ..., Volumes 1-2

British empire - 1847
...Washington Irving made his visit to Stratford. He had a true poet's faith even in the relics : — " What is it to us whether these stories be true or...belief of them, and enjoy all the charm of the reality ?" The American pilgrim found a representative of the matter-of-fact portion of the world in the old...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentn

1848 - 465 pages
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends,...anecdotes of goblins and great men ; and would advise all travelers who travel for their gratification to be the same. What is it to us, whether these stories...
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The Sketch-book

Washington Irving - American essays - 1848 - 299 pages
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends,...anecdotes of goblins and great men ; and would advise all travelers who travel for their gratification to be the same. What is it to us, whether these stories...
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The Works of Washington Irving, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1848
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends, and local anecdotes of goblins and gr£at men; and would advise all travelers who travel for their gratification to be the same. What...
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The Autobiography of John Britton, Parts 2-3

John Britton - 1849
...must own that I am too sceptical to acquiesce in the doctrine of Washington Irving, who says, " I am a ready believer in relics, legends, and local anecdotes...who travel for their gratification, to be the same." of a market was granted in the time of Richard I. (1197), when it is presumed that a cross was raised...
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