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" Certain it is, that he was a great favorite among all the good wives of the village, who, as usual with the amiable sex, took his part in all family squabbles, and never failed, whenever they talked those matters over in their evening gossipings, to lay... "
The beauties of Washington Irving, esq. ... - Page 15
by Washington Irving - 1830 - 316 pages
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. Artist's ed

Washington Irving - 1865 - 456 pages
...of the village, who, as usual with the amiable sex, took his part in all family squabbles; and never failed, whenever they talked those matters over in...too, would shout with joy whenever he approached. Ikassisted at their sports, made their playthings, taught them to fly kites and shoot marbles, and...
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John Heywood's new code readers. Standard 1-3, 5, 6

John Heywood (ltd.) - 1872
...favourite among all the good wives of the village, who took his part in all family squabbles ; and never failed, whenever they talked those matters over in their evening gossipings, to lay all the blame upon Dame Van Winkle. The children of the village, too, would shout with joy whenever he approached....
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The Hudson River by daylight: and routes to Niagara Falls, Lake George ...

Wallace Bruce, Hudson River Day Line - History - 1872 - 73 pages
...home, the favorite of the village children. You will remember Irving says, "the children of the village would shout with joy whenever he approached, he assisted at their sports, made them playthings, taught them to fly kites and shoot marbles, and told them long stories of ghosts,...
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Cassell's illustrated readings

Cassell, ltd - 1875
...home. Certain it is that he was a great favourite among all the good-wives of the neighbourhood. Tho children of the village, too, would shout with joy whenever he approached. Whenever he went dodging about the village, he was surrounded by a troop of them, hanging on his skirts,...
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The Holborn series of reading books. Instructive reader, no

Charles Joseph S. Dawe - 1877
...virtues of patience and long-suffering. He was a great favourite among all the children of the village. He assisted at their sports, made their playthings,...shoot marbles, and told them long stories of ghosts. The great error in Rip's composition was an insuperable aversion3 to all kinds of profitable labour....
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Six Selections from Irving's Sketch-book: With Notes, Questions, Etc. for ...

Washington Irving, Homer Baxter Sprague - Readers - 1878 - 157 pages
...the village, who, as usual with the amiable sex, took his part in all family squabbles ; and never failed, whenever they talked those matters over in...them to fly kites and shoot marbles, and told them 1 Obsequious, meanly conciliatory and submissive. 2 Shrews, scolding, vixenish, vexatious women. 3...
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American Prose: Hawthorne: Irving: Longfellow: Whittier: Holmes: Lowell ...

American prose literature - 1880 - 424 pages
...the village, who, as usual, with the amiable sex, took his part in all family squabbles ; and never failed, whenever they talked those matters over in...them long stories of ghosts, witches, and Indians. Wheaever he went dodging about the village, he was surrounded by a troop of them, hanging on his skirts,...
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Six Selections from Irving's Sketch-book: With Notes, Questions, Etc. for ...

Washington Irving, Spraque Homer B. (Homer Baxter), Mary E. Scates - 1880 - 118 pages
...usual with the amiable sex, took his part in all family squabbles ; and never failed, when- so ever they talked those matters over in their evening gossipings,...kites and shoot marbles, and told them long stories of w ghosts, witches, and Indians. Whenever he went dodging about the village, he was surrounded by a...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., (Washington Irving).

Washington Irving - 1880
...squabbles ; and never failed, whenever they talked those matters over in their evening gossipings34. to lay all the blame on Dame Van Winkle. The children...kites and shoot marbles, and told them long stories ot ghosts, witches, and Indians. Whenever he went dodging about the village, he was surrounded by a...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.].

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains (N.Y.) - 1880 - 532 pages
...the village, who, as usual, with the amiable sex, took his part in all family squabbles ; and never failed, whenever they talked those matters over in...of the village, too, would shout with joy whenever lie approached. He assisted at their sports, made their playthings, taught them to fly kites and shoot...
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