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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... "
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by Washington Irving - 1830 - 316 pages
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Junior High School Literature ...

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Literature - 1920
...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 all so the blame on Dame Van Winkle. The children of the village, too, would shout with joy whenever he...
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Revisiting the Earth

James Langdon Hill - Clergy - 1920 - 264 pages
...slept for twenty years in the Catskills was a great favorite with the children. They would shout for joy whenever he approached. He assisted at their sports, made their playthings, and taught them to fly kites. He was surrounded by a troop of them. He had a distinct individuality....
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The Elson Readers, Book 8

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck, Lura E. Runkel - Readers - 1921
...and never failed, whenever they talked those matters over in their evening gossipings, to lay all 20 the blame on Dame Van Winkle. The children of the...Whenever he went dodging about the village, he was 25 surrounded by a troop of them, hanging on his skirts, clambering on his back, and playing a thousand...
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The Elson Readers..: Book 5-8 ...

William Harris Elson - 1921
...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 all 20 the blame on Dame Van Winkle. The children of the village, too, would shout with joy whenever he...
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Rip Van Winkle: And Other American Essays from The Sketch Book

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1922 - 94 pages
...Christina, and were " Brimful of wrath and cabbage." See History of New York, book VI. chap. viiL over m their evening gossipings, to lay all the blame on...He assisted at their sports, made their playthings, iaught them to fly kites and shoot marbles, and told them long stories of ghosts, witches, and Indians....
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The Resisting Reader: A Feminist Approach to American Fiction

Judith Fetterley - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 198 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...gossipings, to lay all the blame on Dame Van Winkle." Surely this is one of Irving's nastier ironies, an example of what Philip Young calls his "whimsical...
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Rip Van Winkle Coloring Book

Washington Irving, Arthur Rackham, Pat Stewart - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1983 - 48 pages
...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...them long stories of ghosts, witches, and Indians. WhenThe good-wives in their evening gossipings. 8 Not a dog would bark at him. ever he went dodging...
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History, Tales, and Sketches

Washington Irving - Literary Collections - 1983 - 1126 pages
...squabbles, and never failed, whenever they talked those matters over in their evening gossippings, to lay all the blame on Dame Van Winkle. The children...approached. He assisted at their sports, made their play things, taught them to fly kites and shoot marbles, and told them long stories of ghosts, witches...
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Writing after War: American War Fiction from Realism to Postmodernism

John Limon - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 272 pages
...passivity on an epic scale. Rip enjoys not only hunting: he "assisted [the children of the village] at their sports, made their playthings, taught them to fly kites and shoot marbles [games that maintain linguistic traces of a descent from hunting by predator or projectile], and told...
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Language Arts Mini-lessons: Step-by-step Skill-builders for Your Classroom

Joan Clemmons, Lois Laase - Language arts - 1996 - 160 pages
...much to appreciate in him. The village women always took Rip's part in his family's squabbles and laid all the blame on Dame Van Winkle. The children of the village adored Rip because he made playthings for them, flew kites with them and told them long stories about...
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