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" ... so that though a thief might get in with perfect ease, he would find some embarrassment in getting out : an idea most probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eel-pot. "
The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ... - Page 316
by Washington Irving - 1824
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 419 pages
...probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eelpot. The school-house stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just...hill, with a brook running close by, and a formidable birch tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of his pupil's voices, conning over...
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The Edinburgh monthly review

1820
...probably borrowed by the architect^ Yost Van Uouten, from the mystery of an eel-pot. The school-house stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just at the foot of a woody hill, with a hrook running close hy, and a formidable birch tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmurs...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1821 - 343 pages
...probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eelpot. The school-house stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just...hill, with a brook running close by, and a formidable birch tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of his pupils' voices, conning over...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - Americans - 1829
...probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eelpot. The schoolhouse stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just...growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of bis pupil's voices, conning over their lessons, might be heard of a drowsy summer's day, like the hum...
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The beauties of Washington Irving, esq. ...

Washington Irving - American essays - 1830 - 316 pages
...probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eel-pot. The school-house stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just...hill, with a brook running close by, and a formidable birch tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of his pupils' voices, conning over...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - American essays - 1831
...probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eelpot. The schoolhouse stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just...at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of his pupil's voices, conning over their lessons, might be heard of a drowsy summer's day, like the hum of...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1834
...probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eel-pot. The schoolhouse stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just...hill, with a brook running close by, and a formidable birch tree growing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur of his pupils' voices, conning over...
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The Beauties of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - American essays - 1835 - 270 pages
...probably borrowed by the architect, I ost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eelpot. The school-house stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just...hill, with a brook running close by, and a formidable birch tree grow ing at one end of it. From hence the low murmur ol his pupils' voices, connmg over...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.], Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1836
...probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten, from the mystery of an eelpot. The schoolhouse stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just...formidable birch-tree growing at one end of it. From hence thfe low murmur of his pupil's voices, conning over their lessons, might he heard of a drowsy summer's...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq. (Wasington Irving)

Washington Irving - England - 1843 - 361 pages
...probably borrowed by the architect, Yost Van Houten , from the mystery of an eel-pot. The school-house stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation ,...heard in a drowsy summer's day, like the hum of a bee- hive; interrupted now and then by the authoritative voice of the master, in the tone of menace...
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