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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 sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. Artist's ed

Washington Irving - 1865 - 520 pages
...frontier woodsmen and country schoolmasters. The cognomen of Crane was not inapplicable to his person. He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...have served for shovels, and his whole frame most looselv hung together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes,...
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Illinois Teacher: Devoted to Education, Science and Free Schools, Volume 12

1866 - 538 pages
...schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane? What a portrait! "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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Essays on Education and Culture

C. F. Childs - 1867 - 262 pages
...wielded birch beyond the water. " The cognomen Crane was not inapplicable to his person. He was tall and exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders, long arms...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

Washington Irving - 1868 - 524 pages
...schoolmasters. The cognomen of Crane was not inapplicable to his person. He was tall, but exceed- ingly lank, with narrow shoulders, long arms and legs, hands...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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Tom Hood's Comic readings in prose and verse, Volume 2

Thomas Hood - 1869 - 264 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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De La Salle Monthly: A Catholic Magazine, Volumes 10-11

1874 - 820 pages
...forgotten when you hear of him, thus : "The cognomen of Crane was not inappropriate to his person. He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders, long arms and legs that might have served for shovels, and his whole frame hung loosely together. His head was small,...
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Cassell's illustrated readings, Volume 1; Volume 66

Cassell, ltd - 1875 - 452 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 Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and The Spectre Bridegroom: From the "Sketch Book"

Washington Irving - 1875 - 98 pages
...frontier woodsmen 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 Literary Reader: Typical Selections from Some of the Best British and ...

George Rhett Cathcart - 1874 - 454 pages
...frontier woodsme 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 Literary Reader: Typical Selections from the Best British and American ...

George Rhett Cathcart - 1876 - 452 pages
...frontier woodsmen and country schoolmasters. The cognomen of Crane was not inapplicable to his parson. He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together. H:s head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose,...
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