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" There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very character of the people seemed changed. There was a busy, bustling, disputatious tone about it, instead of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquillity. "
The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ... - Page 320
1819
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 pages
...underneath was painted in large characters, GEN. WASHINGTON. There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very...double chin, and fair long pipe, uttering clouds of tobaccosmoke instead of idle speeches ; or Van Bummel, the schoolmaster, doling forth the contents...
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A Manual of American Literature: Designed for the Use of Schools of Advanced ...

Noble Kibby Royse - American literature - 1872 - 360 pages
...underneath was painted in large characters, General Washington. There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very...double chin, and fair long pipe, uttering clouds of tobaccosmoke instead of idle speeches; or Van Bummel, the schoolmaster, doling forth the contents of...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice Selections ...

Readers - 1884
...underneath was painted in large characters, General Washington. There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very...changed. There was a busy, bustling, disputatious toue about it, instead of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquillity. He looked in vain for the...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed ..., Volumes 1-2

Casket - 1873
...underneath was painted in large characters, GKNEKAL WASHINGTON. There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about others say he was drowned in a squall at the foot...know, he never came back again." " Where's Van Bummel, of idle speeches ; or Van Bummel, the schoolmaster, doling forth the contents of an ancient newspaper....
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The Fifth Progressive Reader, Volume 5

Pádraig Ó Seaghdha - 1878
...large characters, GENERAL WASHINGTON. 3. There was, as usual, a crowd about the door, but none that Hip recollected. The very character of the people seemed...of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquillity. 4. He looked in vain for the sage Nicholas Vedder, with his broad face, double chin, and fair long...
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First (-Sixth) illustrated reader

Illustrated reader - 1874
...underneath was painted in large characters, GENEBAL WASHINGTON. There was, as usual, a crowd of folks about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very...busy, bustling, disputatious tone about it, instead of of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquillity. 7. The appearance of Rip with his long grizzled beard,...
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Cassell's illustrated readings, Volume 1; Volume 66

Cassell, ltd - 1875
...was painted in largo characters, " General Washington." There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very...of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquillity. The appearance of Rip, with his long grizzled beard, his rusty fowling-piece, his uncouth dress, and...
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The Pacific Coast First [-fifth] Reader, Volume 5

Readers - 1875
...underneath was painted in large characters, GENERAL WASHINGTON. There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very...of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquillity. 3. He looked in vain for the sage Nicholas Vedder, with his broad face, double chin, and fair long...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet, Volume 2

1876
...underneath was painted in large characters, General Washington. There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very...double chin, and fair long pipe, uttering clouds of tobacco-smoke instead of idle speeches ; or Van Bummel, the schoolmaster, doling forth the contents...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice Selections ...

Recitations - 1876
...characters, General Washington. There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door, but none that Kip recollected. The very character of the people seemed...double chin, and fair long pipe, uttering clouds of tobacco-smoke instead of idle speeches; or Van Bummel, the schoolmaster, doling forth the contents...
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