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Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow

By Irving, Washington

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Book Id: WPLBN0000581196
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 18,740,383 KB.
Reproduction Date: 2007

Title: Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow  
Author: Irving, Washington
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Children's literature, Children's fiction
Collections: Children's Literature Collection
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Publisher: World Public Library Association

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Irving, W. (n.d.). Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Retrieved from http://cn.worldlibrary.net/


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Excerpt: To me, a whilom wanderer and sketchier along and about the banks and shores and hills, and a drifter over the divide waters of the Hudson River, there was always a something in the very air and nature of the places that seemed to fly over the landscape with a hazy atmosphere of romance. The distant lines of the Kaatskill Mountains seemed as rhythmic as a hymn to the Eternal. In those days it was not any ordinary mountain range in our eyes there were many and more pretentious but these blue hills were to us the home of the elves and the fays, and even the goblins. I well remember the stress I went to...

 
 



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