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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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Studies in Literature and Composition for High Schools, Normal Schools, and ...

Wells Hawks Skinner - 1897 - 282 pages
...dark. FROM "THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW." 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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Knickerbocker Stories from the Old Dutch Days of New York

Washington Irving - 1897 - 152 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 dangled a mile ont of his sleeves, feet that might have served for shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung...
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School Reading by Grades: First [-eighth] Year, Books 4-5

James Baldwin - 1897 - 430 pages
...of this volume: I. THE SCHOOLMASTER. ity. He was a native of Connecticut. He was tall, but very lank, with narrow shoulders, long arms and legs, hands that dangled a mile out of his sleeves, and feet that might have served as shovels. His 5 head was small, with huge ears, large glassy eyes,...
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School Reading by Grades, Volume 2

James Baldwin - 1897 - 428 pages
...this volume : I. THE SCHOOLMASTER. 146 ity. He was a native of Connecticut. He was tall, but very lank, with narrow shoulders, long arms and legs, hands that dangled a mile out of his sleeves, and feet that might have served as shovels. His 5 head was small, with huge ears, large glassy eyes,...
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Stepping Stones to Literature: A Reader for Seventh Grades, Book 7

Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert - 1898 - 328 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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Choice Literature...for Intermediate Grades, Book 2

1898 - 266 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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Stepping Stones to Literature: A Reader for Seventh Grades, Book 7

Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert - 1898 - 328 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,...arms and legs, hands that dangled a mile out of his sleeve's, feet that might have served for shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together....
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Lessons in Language

James N. Patrick - 1898 - 234 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, long arms and legs, feet that might have served for shovels, and his whole frame was loosely hung together. His head was...
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Rip Van Winkle: Legend of Sleepy Hollow; The Devil and Tom Walker.--The ...

Washington Irving - 1899 - 220 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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English: Composition and Literature

William Franklin Webster - 1900 - 318 pages
...another general impression. It reads : " 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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