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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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American Stories

Edward Everett Hale - 1903 - 270 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...earlier times of Connecticut ; and would frighten them woefully with speculations upon comets and shooting stars, and with the alarml The quotation is from...
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Literary Readings: An Introduction to the Study of Literature

Charles Madison Curry - American literature - 1903 - 496 pages
...fire, with a row of apples roasting and spluttering along the hearth, and listen to their marvelous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and...bridges, and haunted houses, and particularly of the 290 headless horseman, or galloping Hessian of the Hollow, as they sometimes called him. He would delight...
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The Sketch-book: Stories. Pt. l

Washington Irving - 1905
...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...prevailed in the earlier times of Connecticut ; and would frighcen them wofully with speculations upon comets and shooting stars, and with the alarming fact...
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Washington Irving's Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1905 - 428 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...him. He would delight them equally by his anecdotes 1 The whip-poor-will is a bird which is only heard at night. It • ceives its name from its note,...
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Comedy

Frederick Brigham De Berard - Literature - 1905
...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...horseman, or galloping Hessian of the Hollow, as they sometime called him. He would delight them equally by his anecdotes of witchcraft, and of the direful...
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American Classics for Seventh and Eighth Grade Reading: With Biographical ...

Hanson Hart Webster - Readers and speakers - 1905 - 437 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...the headless horseman, or Galloping Hessian of the Hoilow, as they sometimes called him. He would delight them equally by his anecdotes of witchcraft,...
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The Heart of Oak Books: Sixth Book

Charles Eliot Norton - Readers - 1906 - 359 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,...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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Modern Business English: A Course in English on the "Learn to Express by ...

Carrie Josephine Smith, Dexter Dwight Mayne - Commercial correspondence - 1906 - 256 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,...Hessian of the Hollow, as they sometimes called him. Here the repeated "and" is an evidence of strength, not of weakness. Irving does not use it because...
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The Best American Tales Chosen

Short stories, American - 1907 - 350 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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Selections from Irving's Sketch-book

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1907 - 315 pages
...which is thought to resemble those words. spluttering along the hearth and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and...houses, and particularly of the headless horseman, or SGallopping Hessian of the Hollow, as they sometimes called him. He would delight them equally by his...
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