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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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Vocal and Action-language Culture and Expression

Edward Napoleon Kirby - Expression - 1884 - 234 pages
...was painted in large characters, GENERAL WASHINGTON. 21. There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very...long pipe, uttering clouds of tobacco smoke, instead of idle speeches ; or Van Bummel, the schoolmaster, doling forth the contents of an ancient newspaper....
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Favorite Authors in Prose and Poetry

James Thomas Fields - American literature - 1884
...underneath was painted in large characters, GENERAL WASHINGTON. There was, as usual, a crowd of folks 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 linmmcl, the schoolmaster, doling forth the contents...
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The New Franklin Fifth Reader: With a New Elocutionary Treatise, Essentials ...

Loomis Joseph Campbell - Elocution - 1884 - 432 pages
...native village. 1. THERE was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door of the inn, but none that Eip recollected. The very character of the people seemed...long pipe, uttering clouds of tobacco smoke, instead of idle speeches; or Van Bummel, the schoolmaster, doling forth the contents of an ancient newspaper....
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - Americans - 1885 - 379 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 tobacco-smoke instead of idle speeches ; or Van Bummel, the schoolmaster, doling forth the contents...
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Higher reading book for schools, colleges, and general use, ed. by C.M. Yonge

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1885
...none that Rip recognised. The very character of the people seemed changed. There was a bustling, busy, disputatious tone about it, instead of the accustomed...long pipe, uttering clouds of tobacco smoke instead of idle speeches ; or Van Bummel, the schoolmaster, doling forth the contents of an ancient newspaper....
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Sixth, Or, Classic English Reader

William Swinton - Readers - 1885 - 608 pages
...was painted in large characters " GENERAL WASHINGTON." There was, as usual, a crowd of folks about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very...changed. There was a busy, bustling, disputatious 1 tone about it, instead of the accustomed phlegm2 and drowsy tranquillity. He looked in vain for the...
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Cassell's Readable readers, Book 5

Cassell, ltd - 1885
...it. THOMAS WILLIAM PARSONS. XXXV. RIP VAN WINKLE.— V. There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very...people seemed changed. There was a busy, bustling, eager tone about it, instead of the usual drowsy tranquillity. He looked in vain for the sage Nicholas...
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Swinton's First [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

William Swinton - Readers - 1885
...was painted in large characters " GENERAL WASHINGTON." There was, as usual, a crowd of folks about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very...people seemed changed. There was a- busy, bustling, disputatious1 tone about it, instead of the accustomed phlegm2 and drowsy tranquillity. He looked in...
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Six Selections from Irving's Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1886 - 119 pages
...characters, GENERAL WASHINGTON. 400 There was, as usual, a crowd of folks about the door, but none that Eip 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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The Continental First[-fifth] Reader, Volume 5

William A. Campbell - Readers - 1890
...chtib'by, plump; short and thick. RIP VAN WINKLE—Continued. There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door, but none that Rip recollected. The very...long pipe, uttering clouds of tobacco smoke, instead of idle speeches ; or Van Bummel, the school-master, doling forth the contents of an ancient newspaper....
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