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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ... - Page 74
1842 - 311 pages
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1820 - 419 pages
...shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose,...earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield. His school-house was a low building of one large room, rudely constructed of logs ; the windows partly...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 14; Volume 32

William Hendry Stowell - 1820
...shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together. His head was small and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose,...his spindle neck to tell which way the wind blew. ' The revenue arising from his school was small, and would have been scarcely^ sufficient to furnish...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1821 - 343 pages
...shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose,...earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield. His school-house was a low building of one large room, rudely constructed of logs ; the windows partly...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 25

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1821
...frame most loosely put together. His head was small and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glass eyes, and a long snipe nose, so that it looked like...earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a corn-field.' — vol. ii. p. 352. In addition to his duties as schoolmaster of the village, Mr. Crane also makes...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 25

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1821
...frame most loosely put together. His head was small and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glass eyes, and a long snipe nose, so that it looked like...earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a corn-field.' — vol. ii. p. 352. In addition to his duties as schoolmaster of the village, Mr. Crane also makes...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose,...earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield. His school-house was a low building of one large room, rudely constructed of logs ; the windows partly...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1829 - 252 pages
...whole frame most loosely hung together. ' His head was small, and flat at top, with large ears, lasge green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose, so that...hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and flattering about him, one might have mistaken him for^the genius of famine descending upon the earth,...
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The beauties of Washington Irving, esq. ...

Washington Irving - American essays - 1830 - 316 pages
...shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together. His head was small and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose,...descending upon the earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a corn field. His school-room was a low building of one large room, rudely constructed of logs ; the...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1834
...shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose,...earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield. His schoolhouse was a low building of one large room, rudely constructed of logs ; the windows partly...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1835
...shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes , and a long snipe nose...fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genins of famine descending upon the earth, or some scare-crow eloped from a corn-field. His school...
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