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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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Literary Readings: An Introduction to the Study of Literature

Charles Madison Curry - American literature - 1903 - 496 pages
...trooper having been buried in the church-yard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly 75 quest of his head; and that the rushing speed with...his being belated, and in a hurry to get back to the church-yard before daybreak. Such is the general purport of this legendary super- so stition, which...
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Classic Tales by Famous Authors: Containing Complete Selections ..., Volume 18

Frederick Brigham De Berard - 1905
...facts concerning this spectre, allege, that the body of the trooper having been 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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American Classics for Seventh and Eighth Grade Reading: With Biographical ...

Hanson Hart Webster - American literature - 1905 - 437 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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Washington Irving's Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1905 - 428 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...his being belated, and in a hurry to get back to the church-yard before daybreak. Such is the general purport of this legendary superstition, which has...
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The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and ..., Volume 1

Lionel Strachey - Wit and humor - 1905
...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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The Heart of Oak Books: Sixth Book

Charles Eliot Norton - Readers - 1906 - 359 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 church-yard before daybreak. Such is the general purport of this legendary superstition, which has...
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The Eaton Readers: First-[fifth] reader

Isabel Moore - Readers - 1906
...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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The Best American Tales Chosen

Short stories, American - 1907 - 350 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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American Wit and Humor, Volume 1

American wit and humor - 1907
...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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Selections from Irving's Sketch-book

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1907 - 315 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...rushing speed with which he sometimes passes along belated, and in a hurry to get back to the churchyard before daybreak. Such is the general purport...
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