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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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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...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 school-master, doling forth the contents...
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Mark Twain's Library of Humor

American wit and humor - 1888 - 707 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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First Steps with American and British Authors

Albert Franklin Blaisdell - Readers, American - 1888 - 345 pages
...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...tranquillity. He looked in vain for the sage Nicholas Vedcler, with his broad face, double chin, and fair long pipe, uttering clouds of tobacco-smoke instead...
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Harper's First [ -sixth] Reader, Book 5

Orville T. Bright, James Baldwin - Readers - 1889
...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...disputatious tone about it, instead of the accustomed phlegmi8 and drowsy tranquillity. He looked in vain for the sage Nicholas Vedder, with his broad «...
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Essays from The Sketch Book

Washington Irving - American essays - 1891 - 246 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 Vat Bummel, the school-master, doling forth the contents...
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Essays from the Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1891
...characters, GENEEAL WASHINGTON. There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the door, but none that Hip 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 school-master, doling forth the contents...
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Rip Van Winkle: And Other American Essays from The Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1891 - 99 pages
...was decorated with a cocked hat, and underneath was painted in large characters, GENERAL WASHINGTON. the people( seemed changed. There was a busy, bustling,...double chin, and fair long pipe, uttering clouds of tobacco-smoke instead of idle speeches ; or Van Bummel, the school-master,, doling forth the Contents...
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American Prose: Hawthorne, Irving and Others

American literature - 1891 - 414 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...tranquillity. He looked in vain for the sage Nicholas Veclder, with his broad face, double chin, and fair long pipe, uttering clouds of tobacco-smoke instead...
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Masterpieces of American Literature: Franklin, Irving, Bryant, Webster ...

John Kneeland, Henry Nathan Wheeler - American literature - 1891 - 462 pages
...characters, GENERAL WASHINGTON. the people seemed changed. There was a busy, bustling, disputatious tcne about it, instead of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy...double chin, and fair long pipe, uttering clouds of tobacco-smoke instead of idle speeches; or Van Bummel, the school-master, doling forth the contents...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - Literature - 1891 - 382 pages
...in large characters, GENERAL WASHINGTON. There was, as usual, a crowd of folk about the 3'9 »loor, but none that Rip recollected. The very character...about it, instead of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquility. He looked in vain for the sage, Nicholas V edder, with his broad face, double chin, and...
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