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" Hollow, as they sometimes called him. He would delight them equally by his anecdotes of witchcraft, and of the direful omens and portentous sights and sounds in the air, which prevailed in the earlier times of... "
The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq - Page 271
by Washington Irving - 1834
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Rip Van Winkle and Other Sketches

Washington Irving - Catskill (N.Y.) - 1882 - 240 pages
...fire, with a row of apples roasting and sputtering along the hearth, and listen to their marvelous tales of ghosts, and goblins, and haunted fields and haunted brooks, and haunted * The whip-poor-will is a bird which is only heard at night. It receives its name from its note, which...
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The Sketch Book

Washington Irving - Short stories - 1883 - 504 pages
...fire, with a row of apples roasting and spluttering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and...Galloping Hessian of the Hollow, as they sometimes * The whip-poor-will is a bird which is only heard at night. It receives its name from its note, which...
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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 1

Literature - 1885
...fire with a row of apples roasting and spluttering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields and...earlier times of Connecticut, and would frighten them woefully with speculations upon comets and shooting-stars, and with the alarming fact that the world...
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Essays from The Sketch Book

Washington Irving - American essays - 1891 - 246 pages
...fire, with a row of apples roasting and spluttering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and...earlier times of Connecticut ; and would frighten them woefully with speculations upon comets and shooting stars ; and with the alarming fact that the world...
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Rip Van Winkle: And Other American Essays from The Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1891 - 99 pages
...fire, with a row of apples roasting and spluttering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and...earlier times of Connecticut ; and would frighten them woefully with speculations upon comets and shooting stars ; and with the alarming fact that the world...
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Ten Selections from the Sketch-book

Washington Irving - American essays - 1892 - 149 pages
...fire, with a row of apples roasting and sputtering along the hearth, and listen to their marvelous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and...in the air, which prevailed in the earlier times of Connecticut,2 and would frighten them wofully with speculations upon comets and shooting stars, and...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentn. [pseud.]

Washington Irving - 1892 - 406 pages
...fire, with a row of apples roasting and spluttering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and...brooks, and haunted bridges, and haunted houses, and par* The whip-poor-will is a bird which is only heard at night. It receives its name from its note,...
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Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving - Avarice - 1893 - 218 pages
...fire, with a row of apples roasting and sputtering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and haunted brooks, and haunted houses, and particularly of the headless horseman, or Galloping Hessian of the Hollow, as they sometimes...
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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 2

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - Wit and humor - 1894
...fire, with a row of apples roasting and sputtering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts, and goblins, and haunted fields and...earlier times of Connecticut ; and would frighten them wofullv with speculations upon comets and shooting stars, and with the alarming fact that the world...
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The Heart of Oak Books, Book 5

Charles Eliot Norton, Kate Stephens, George Henry Browne - Literature - 1895
...fire, with a row of apples roasting and spluttering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts, and goblins, and haunted fields,...earlier times of Connecticut; and would frighten them woefully with speculations upon comets and shooting stars; and with the alarming fact that the world...
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