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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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Complete Works, Volume 9

Washington Irving - 1882 - 1002 pages
...frcntier woodsmen and country schoolmasters. The cognomen of Oane was not inapplicable to his person. Ho 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 Legend of Sleepy Hollow: (From the "Sketch Book.")

Washington Irving - 1883 - 52 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,...might have served for shovels, and his whole frame no most loosely hung together. His head was small, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy...
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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 1

1885 - 544 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 weathercock perched...
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Complete Rhetoric

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1885 - 366 pages
...of the name of Ichabod Crane, whose business is to instruct the children of his enchanted region : 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 Text-book on Rhetoric: Supplementing the Development of the Science with ...

Brainerd Kellogg - 1888 - 286 pages
...and am no more worthy to be called thy son ; make me as one of thy hired servants. 7. Ichabod Crane was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...legs, hands that dangled a mile out of his sleeves, vfeet that might have served for shovels, and his whole frame > most loosely hung together. His...
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The Phonetic Journal, Volume 42

1890 - 864 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,...that might have served for shovels, and his whole frams) most loosely hung together. His head was small, and fiat at top, with huge ears, large green...
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Rip Van Winkle: And Other American Essays from The Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1891 - 136 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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Essays from the Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1891 - 282 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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Essays from The Sketch Book, Parts 1-2

Washington Irving - 1891 - 270 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, long arms and legs, hands that dairgled a mile out of his sleeves, feet that might have served for shovels, and his whole frame most...
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The Schoolmaster in Literature: Containing Selections from the Writings of ...

Hubert Marshall Skinner - 1892 - 620 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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