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" ... knowing, self-important old gentleman, in a sharp cocked hat, made his way through the crowd, putting them to the right and left with his elbows as he passed, and planting himself before Van Winkle, with one arm akimbo, the other resting on his cane,... "
The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ... - Page 87
by Washington Irving - 1824
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ...

Literary Criticism - 1819
...with one arm akimbo, the other resting on his cane, his keen eyes and sh;;rp hat penetrating, as it were, into his very soul, demanded, in an austere...riot in the. village ?" " Alas ! gentlemen," cried Kip, somewhat dismayed, " I am a poor quiet man, a native of the place, and a loyal subject of the...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 3

Literary Criticism - 1824
...quite incomprehensible to the much astounded man, and the only answer he can make is, that " he is a poor quiet man, a native of the place, and a loyal subject of the King, God bless him !" These unlucky words make matters still worse with honest Van Winkle, and he is about to be consigned...
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The Works of Washington Irving, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1849
...with one arm akimbo, the other resting on his cane, his keen eyes and sharp hat penetrating, as it were, into his very soul, demanded in an austere tone, " what brought him to the election witli a gun on. his shoulder, and a mob at his heels, and whether he meant to breed a riot in the village...
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Works, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1851
...with one arm akimbo, the other resting on his cane, his keen eyes and sharp hat penetrating, as it were, into his very soul, demanded in an austere tone,...place, and a loyal subject of the king, God bless him 1" Here a general shout burst from the by-standers — " A tory I a tory ! a spy ! a refugee ! hustle...
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Handbuch der nordamericanischen National-Literatur: Sammlung von ...

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854
...with one arm akinibo, the other resting on his cane, his keen eyes and sharp hat penetrating, äs it were, into his very soul, demanded in an austere tone, .,what brought him to the election with a gnn on bis shoulder, and a mob at bis heels, and whether he meant to breed a riot in the village?"...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...a-kimbo, the other resting on his cane, his keen eyes and sharp hat penetrating as it were into 1m very soul, demanded in an austere tone, "what brought...place, and a loyal subject of the King, God bless him !" Ноrе a general shout burst from the bystanders — " a tory ! a tory ! a spy ! a refugee ! hustle...
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Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1860 - 465 pages
...with one arm akimbo, the other resting on his cane, his keen eyes and sharp hat penetrating, as it were, into his very soul, demanded in an austere tone,...in the village ? " — " Alas ! gentlemen,'' cried Kip, somewhat dismayed, " I am a poor quiet man, a native of the place, and a loyal subject of the...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

American literature - 1872 - 640 pages
...with one arm akimbo, the other resting on his cane, his keen eyes and sharp hat penetrating, as it were, into his very soul, demanded in an austere tone...place ; and a loyal subject of the king, God bless him ! " there for, and whom he was seeking. The poor man humbly assured him that he meant no harm, but...
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Reading and Elocution: Theoretical and Practical

Anna Randall Diehl - Elocution - 1872 - 430 pages
...with one arm akimbo, the other resting on his cane, his keen eyes and sharp hat penetrating, as it were, into his very soul, demanded, in an austere...whether he meant to breed a riot in the village?" "Alas I gentlemen," cried Rip, somewhat dismayed, "I am a poor quiet man, a native of the place, and a loyal...
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John Heywood's new code readers. Standard 1-3, 5, 6

John Heywood (ltd.) - 1872
...women and children at his heels, soon attracted the attention of the tavern politicians, who asked him what brought him to the election with a gun on his...shoulder and a mob at his heels, and whether he meant to bread a riot in the village. The poor man humbly assured them that he meant no harm, but merely came...
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