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" I am always of easy faith in such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends, and local anecdotes of goblins and great men ; and would advise all travellers... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 114
1821
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Selected Essays from The Sketch Book by Washington Irving ..., Issue 148

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1901 - 200 pages
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends,...charm of the reality ? There is nothing like resolute good-humored credulity 1 The legend runs that the house in which the Virgin was born was carried by...
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Irving's Sketch Book

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1901 - 491 pages
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends,...stories be true or false, so long as we can persuade our- 5 selves into the belief of them and enjoy all the charm of the reality ? There is nothing like...
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Irving's Sketch Book

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1901 - 491 pages
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends,...stories be true or false, so long as we can persuade our- 5 selves into the belief of them and enjoy all the charm of the reality ? There is nothing like...
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Selections from the Sketch-book

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1901 - 196 pages
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends,...anecdotes of goblins and great men ; and would advise all travelers 1 An English admiral, historian, and poet (1552-1618), He was credited with doing much to...
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Irving's Sketch book

Washington Irving - 1901 - 491 pages
...same. What is it to us whether these stories be true or false, so long as we can persuade our- 5 selves into the belief of them and enjoy all the charm of the reality ? There is nothing like resolute, goodhumored credulity in these matters ; and on this occasion I went even so far as willingly to believe...
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Rip Van Winkle: Legend of Sleepy Hollow; The Devil and Tom Walker.--The ...

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains (N.Y.) - 1902 - 199 pages
...the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends, _and local anecdotes of goblins and great men; and would...charm of 'the reality? There is nothing like resolute good-humored credulity in these matters; and on this occasion I went even so far as willingly to believe...
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Selections from Irving's Sketch-book

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1902 - 192 pages
...Casa (" Holy House ") is reputed to be the house of the Virgin, transported by angels from Nazareth. who travel for their gratification to be the same....charm of the reality? There is nothing like resolute good-humored credulity in these matters ; and on this occasion I went even so far as willingly to believe...
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The Sketch Book, and Bracebridge Hall

Washington Irving - 1903 - 791 pages
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends,...charm of the reality '( There is nothing like resolute good-humoured credulity in these matters ; and on this occasion 1 went even so far as willingly to...
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Sixth Reader

Readers - 1903 - 352 pages
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends,...charm of the reality ? There is nothing like resolute good-humored credulity in these matters. From the birthplace of Shakespeare a few paces brought me...
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Heath Readers: Primer [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

D.C. Heath and Company - Readers - 1903
...such matters, and am ever willing to be deceived, where the deceit is pleasant and costs nothing. I am therefore a ready believer in relics, legends,...charm of the reality ? There is nothing like resolute good-humored credulity in these matters. From the birthplace of Shakespeare a few paces brought me...
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