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A Handbook of American Speech - Page 88
by Calvin Leslie Lewis - 1916 - 240 pages
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ...

1819
...merely came there in search of some of his neighbours, who used to keep about the tavern. " Well — who are they ? — name them." Rip bethought himself a...eighteen years ! There was a wooden tomb-stone in the church yard that used to tell all about him, but that's, rotted and gone too." " Where's Brom Dutcher...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1820 - 419 pages
...came there in search of some of his neighbours, who used to keep about the tavern. " Well- — who are they? — name them." Rip bethought himself a...eighteen years! There was a wooden tombstone in the church yard that used to tell all about him, but that's rotted and gone too." " Where's Brom Butcher?"...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - American essays - 1822
...merely came there in search of some of his neighbours who used to keep about the tavern. "Well — who are they? — name them." Rip bethought himself a...eighteen years ! There was a wooden tombstone in the church yard that used to tell all about him, but that's rotten and gone too." "Where's Brom Butcher?"...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 84

English literature - 1819
...tavern. " Well — who are they ? — name them." Rip bethought himself a moment, and inquired, " whore's Nicholas Vedder ?" There was a silence for a little...eighteen years ! There was a wooden tomb-stone in the church yard that used to tell all about him, but that's rotted and gone too." " Where's Brom Dutcher?"...
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Legends of Terror!: And Tales of the Wonderful and Wild ; Original and ...

Ghost stories - 1826 - 642 pages
...about the tavern. " Well — who are they? — name them." Rip bethought himself a moment, and then inquired, " Where's Nicholas Vedder ?" There was a silence for a little while, when an old mail replied, in a thin piping voice, '- Nicholas Vedder ? why he is dead and cone these thirteen years...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 1

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1834 - 316 pages
...the tavern. Well — who are they? — name them." Rip bethought himself a moment, and enquired, " Where's Nicholas Vedder?" There was a silence for...Vedder ? why he is dead and gone these eighteen years I There was a wooden tombstone in the churchyard that used to tell all about him, but that 's rotten...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1835
...came there in search of same of his neighbours , who used to' keep about the tavern. Well — who are they? — name them. Rip bethought himself...? There was a silence for a little while, when and old man replied, in a thin piping voice , Nicholas Vedder ? why he is dead and gone these eighteen...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq

1843 - 361 pages
...came there in search of some of his neighbours , who used to keep about the tavern. " Well — who are they? — name them." Rip bethought himself a...Vedder?" There was a silence for a little while , when :ui old man replied, in a thin piping voice , "Nicholas Vedder? why, he is dead and gone these eighteen...
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The Works of Washington Irving, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1848
...his shoulder, and a mob at his heels, and whether he meant to breed a riot in the village ?"—Alas! gentlemen," cried Rip, somewhat dismayed, " I am a...these eighteen years! There was a wooden tombstone in 3* the church-yard that used to tell all about him, but that's rotten and gone too." " Where's Brom...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentn

1848 - 465 pages
...merely came there in search of some of his neighbors, who used to keep about the tavern. " Well — who are they ? — name them." Rip bethought himself a...piping voice, " Nicholas Vedder ! why, he is dead ani? gone these eighteen years ! There was a woddejji tombstone in the church-yard that used to tell...
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