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" He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders, long arms and legs, hands that dangled a mile out of his sleeves, feet that might have served for shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together. His head was small and flat at top, with... "
The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine - Page 149
1857
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The Beauties of Washington Irving, Esq. ...

Washington Irving - 1830 - 346 pages
...frontier woodmen and country schoolmasters. The cognomen of Crane was not inapplicable to his person. He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...together. His head was small and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose, so that it looked like a weathercock, perched...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1834
...frontier woodmen and country schoolmasters. The cognomen of Crane was not inapplicable to his person. He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose, so that it looked like a weathercock, perched...
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The Beauties of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - 1835 - 284 pages
...frontier woodmen and country schoolmasters. The cognomen of Crane was not inapplicable to his person. He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...together. His head was small and flat at top, with huge cars, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose, so that it looked Eke a weathercock, perched...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1835 - 194 pages
...Crane was not inapplicable to his person. He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shonlders, long arms and legs, hands that dangled a mile out...together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes , and a long snipe nose , so that it looked like a weathercock ,...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837 - 334 pages
...excite emotions of a ludicrous nature. It is Washington Irving'a description of Ichabod Crane : " He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...together. His head was small, and flat at top, with large ear*, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe noae, so that it looked like a weather-cock perched...
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American Monthly Knickerbocker, Volume 12

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1838 - 564 pages
...off for old Baltus Van Tassel's party : 'The cognomen of Crane was not inapplicable to his person. He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose, so that it looked like a weathercock perched...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1843 - 326 pages
...the writer to excite emotions of a ludicrous nature. It is Irving's description of Ichabod Crane. " He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...most loosely hung together. His head was small, and Mat at top. with large ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose, so that it looked like...
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The Works of Washington Irving, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1848 - 478 pages
...frontier woodmen and country schoolmasters. The cognomen of Crane was not inapplicable to his person. He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose, so that it looked like a weather-cock, perched...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. With a new intr. by the author

Washington Irving - 1849 - 544 pages
...frontier woodmen and country schoolmaster^ She cognomen of Crane was not inapplicable to his person. He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose, so that it looked like a weather-cock, perched...
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Works, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1851 - 488 pages
...frontier woodmen and country schoolmasters. The cognomen of Crane was not inapplicable to his person. He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...sleeves, feet that might have served for shovels, and Ms whole frame most loosely hung together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large...
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