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" If ever I should wish for a retreat whither I might steal from the world and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley. "
Harper's Magazine - Page 351
edited by - 1862
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 419 pages
...grove of tall wallnut trees that shades one side of the valley. I had wandered into it at noon time, when all nature is peculiarly quiet, and was startled...world and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley. From the listless...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1821 - 343 pages
...grove of tall walnut trees that shades one side of the valley. I had wandered into it at noon time, when all nature is peculiarly quiet, and was startled...world and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley. From the listless...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - American essays - 1822
...peculiarly quiet, and was startled by the roar of my own gun, as it broke THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW. 321 the sabbath stillness around, and was prolonged and...world and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley. From the listless...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...grove of tall walnut trees that shades one side of the valley. I had wandered into it at noon lime, when all nature is peculiarly quiet, and was startled...world and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley. From the listless...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - Americans - 1829
...woodpecker, is almost the only sound that ever breaks in upon the uniform tranquillity. I recollect that, when a stripling, my first exploit in squirrel-shooting...world and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley. From the listless...
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The beauties of Washington Irving, esq. ...

Washington Irving - American essays - 1830 - 316 pages
...grove of tall walnut trees that shades one side of the valley. I had wandered into it at noon time, when all nature is peculiarly quiet, and was startled...world and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley. From the listless...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - American essays - 1831
...the uniform tranquillity. I recollect that, when a stripling, my lirst exploit in squirrelr.shooting was in a grove of tall walnuttrees that shades one...world and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley. Frem the listless...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1834
...recollect that, when a stripling, my first exploit in squirrel shooting was in a grove of tall walnut trees that shades one side of the valley. I had wandered...world and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley. From the listless...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1834
...recollect that, when a stripling, my first exploit in squirrel shooting was in a grove of tall walnut trees that shades one side of the valley. I had wandered...world and its. distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley. From the listless...
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The Beauties of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - American essays - 1835 - 270 pages
...prove ot tall walnut trees that shades one side of the valley. I had wandered into it at noon time, when all nature is peculiarly quiet, and was startled...world 'and its distractions, and dream quietly away the remnant of a troubled life, I know of none more promising than this little valley. From the listless...
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