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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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Fiction 100: An Anthology of Short Stories

James H. Pickering - Fiction - 1998 - 1506 pages
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The Complete Tales Of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - Fiction - 1998 - 798 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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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories: The Sketch Book of Geoffrey ...

Washington Irving, Haskell S. Springer - Fiction - 1999 - 339 pages
...who have been careful in collecting and collating the floating facts concerning this spectre, allege, that the body of the trooper having been buried in...and in a hurry to get back to the church yard before day break. Such is the general purport of this legendary superstition, which has furnished materials...
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Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student

Edward P. J. Corbett, Robert J. Connors - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 562 pages
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Thematic Guide to the American Novel

Lynda G. Adamson - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 372 pages
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Tim Burton

Jim Smith, Jim E. Smith, J. Clive Matthews - Performing Arts - 2002 - 294 pages
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Folktales and Myths: Junior Classics, Part 2

William Patten - Philosophy - 2003 - 532 pages
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Legends That Every Child Should Know

Hamilton Wright Mabie - 2004 - 188 pages
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An Evening With Washington Irving

Sherwin Cody - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 132 pages
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ISTEP+ Coach English/Language Arts: Level H

Educational tests and measurements - 2004 - 208 pages
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