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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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Selections from Irving's Sketch-book

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1907 - 315 pages
...his part in all family squabbles ; and never failed, whenever they talked those matters over in 10 their evening gossipings, to lay all the blame on...kites and shoot marbles, and told them long stories of 15 ghosts, witches, and Indians. Whenever he went dodging about the village, he was surrounded by a...
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Elements of English Grammar

Lawton Bryan Evans - English language - 1908 - 256 pages
...to this simple and sincere people." — HENRY GKADY. 3. " The children of the village loved him. He made their playthings; taught them to fly kites and shoot marbles; and told them about ghosts, witches, and Indians. Whenever he went dodging about the village, he was surrounded by...
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Elson Grammar School Reader: Book four

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Readers - 1909 - 392 pages
...the village, who, as usual with the amiable sex, took 5 his part in all family squabbles; and never failed, whenever they talked those matters over in...their sports, made their playthings, taught them to 10 fly kites and shoot marbles, and told them long stories of ghosts, witches, and Indians. Whenever...
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The Howe Readers: A fifth reader

Will David Howe, Myron Thomas Pritchard, Elizabeth Virginia Brown - Readers - 1909
...name of Rip Van Winkle. He was a great favorite among all the good wives in the village. The children would shout with joy whenever he approached. He assisted...them long stories of ghosts, witches, and Indians. The great error in Rip's composition was an insuperable aversion to all kinds of profitable labor....
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Elson Grammar School Readers, Book 4

William H. Elson, Christine M. Keck - Basal reading instruction - 1909
...the village, who, as usual with the amiable sex, took 5 his part in all family squabbles; and never failed, whenever they talked those matters over in...the blame on Dame Van 'Winkle. The children of the rillage, too, would shout with joy whenever he approached. He assisted at their sports, made their...
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Standard Classics with Biographical Sketches and Helpful Notes: Arranged and ...

English literature - 1910 - 400 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...The children of the village, too, would shout with 5 joy whenever he approached. He assisted at their sports, made their playthings, taught them to fly...
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Irvings̓ Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1911 - 417 pages
...the village, who as usual with the ami10 able sex, took his part in all family squabbles; and never failed whenever they talked those matters over in...with joy whenever he approached. He assisted at their 15 sports, made their playthings, taught them to fly kites and shoot marbles, and told them long stories...
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McEvoy Magazine, Volume 4, Issue 4

Education - 1912
...true." And so they did, and so has everybody trusted that has since been alive. Sixth Week. LESSON I. The children of the village, too, would shout with...them long stories of ghosts, witches, and Indians. LESSON III. The West Indies, with the exception of the Bahamas, are well supplied with abundant rainfall...
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Howe Readers

Will David Howe - Readers - 1912
...name of Rip Van Winkle. He was a great favorite among all the good wives in the village. The children would shout with joy whenever he approached. He assisted...them long stories of ghosts, witches, and Indians. The great error in Rip's composition was an insuperable aversion to all kinds of profitable labor....
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The American Normal Readers: Fifth Book

May Louise Harvey - Readers (Elementary) - 1912 - 416 pages
...moreover, a kind neighbor and a great favorite among all the villagers. The children would even shout for joy whenever he approached. He assisted at their sports,...made their playthings, taught them to fly kites and to play marbles, and told them long stories of ghosts, witches and Indians. Whenever he went dodging...
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