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" ... the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly quest of his head; and that the rushing speed with which he sometimes passes along the Hollow, like a midnight blast, is owing to his being belated, and in a hurry to get back to the churchyard... "
A History of the County of Westchester, from Its First Settlement to the ... - Page 338
by Robert Bolton - 1848
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., (Washington Irving)., Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1880
...1776—1784 21,276,778 Thlr. von England bezog. of the trooper having been buried in the churchyard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly...passes along the Hollow, like a midnight blast, is owing11 to his being belated, and in a hurry to get back to the churchyard before daybreak. Such is...
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The sketch book, illustr. with 120 engravings

Washington Irving - 1881
...concerning this spectre, allege that the body of the trooper having been buried in the churchyard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly...Hollow, like a midnight blast, is owing to his being 452 belated, and in a hurry to get back to the churchyard before daybreak. Such is the general purport...
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Rip Van Winkle and Other Sketches

Washington Irving - Catskill (N.Y.) - 1882 - 240 pages
...concerning this specter, allege that the body of the trooper having been buried in the churchyard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly...his being belated and in a hurry to get back to the churchyard before daybreak. Such is the general purport of this legendary superstition, which has furnished...
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Complete Works, Volume 9

Washington Irving - 1882
...concerning this spectre, allege that the body of the trooper, having been buried in the church-yard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly quest of liis head ; and that the rushing speed with which he sometimes passes along the Hollow, like a midnight...
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The beauties of Washington Irving, illustr. by G. Cruikshank

Washington Irving - 1884 - 373 pages
...concerning this spectre, allege, that the body of the trooper having been buried in the church-yard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly...of his head ; and that the rushing speed with which ho sometimes passes along the Hollow, like a midnight blast, is owing to his being belated, and in...
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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 1

Literature - 1885
...concerning this spectre, allege that, the body of the trooper having been buried in the churchyard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly...his being belated and in a hurry to get back to the churchyard before daybreak. Such is the general purport of this legendary superstition, which has furnished...
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The Phonetic Journal, Volume 42

1890
...concerning this spectre, allege that the body of the trooper, having been buried in the churchyard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly...of his head ; and that the rushing speed with which ha sometimes passes along the Hollow, like a midnight blast, is owing to hi! being belated, and in...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains (N.Y.) - 1890 - 532 pages
...concerning this spectre, allege that the body of the trooper, having been buried in the church-yard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly...of his head ; and that the rushing speed with which ho sometimes passes along the Hollow, like a midnight blast, is owing to his being belated, and in...
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Essays from the Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1891
...concerning this spectre, allege that the body of the trooper having been buried in the churchyard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly...his being belated, and in a hurry to get back to the churchyard before daybreak. Such is the general purport of this legendary superstition, which has furnished...
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Rip Van Winkle: And Other American Essays from The Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1891 - 99 pages
...concerning this spectre, allege that the body of the trooper having been buried in the churchyard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly...his being belated, and in a hurry to get back to the churchyard before daybreak. Such is the general purport of this legendary superstition, which has furnished...
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