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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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Manual of German Composition, with Passages for Translation

H. S. Beresford-Webb - 1900 - 216 pages
...bamaligen 3eit XLV. The Village Schoolmaster. 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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Rip Van Winkle: A Legend of the Hudson

Washington Irving - 1900 - 252 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 snip nose, so tha.t it looked like a weather-cock perched...
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A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1900 - 596 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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Short Story Writing: A Practical Treatise on the Art of the Short Story

Charles Raymond Barrett - 1900 - 274 pages
...Crane, and the heroine, Katrina Van Tassel : The cognomen of Crane was not inapplicable to his person. He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow - '...loosely hung together. His head was small, and flat at the top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose, so that it looked like a weather-cock,...
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The Hudson River in Literature: An Anthology

Arthur G. Adams - 1980 - 356 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,...most loosely hung together. His head was small, and fiat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and long snipe nose, so that it looked like a...
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Washington Irving: History, Tales & Sketches (LOA #16): The Sketch Book / A ...

Washington Irving - 1983 - 1198 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 diat dangled a mile out of his sleeves, feet that might have served for shovels, and his whole frame...
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving - 1991 - 100 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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New Essays on The Last of the Mohicans

H. Daniel Peck - 1992 - 166 pages
...the forest, and sends forth yearly its legions of frontier woodsmen and country schoolmasters. ... He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together. Crane's talent is also like Gamut's: the "singing-master of the neighborhood," his voice, with its...
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The Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations

David Grambs - 1995 - 420 pages
...within. WASHINGTON lRVING, The Sketch Book 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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One Voice: Music and Stories in the Classroom

Barbara Martin Britsch, Amy Dennison-Tansey - 1995 - 175 pages
...their spaces. They will need to "think" some aspects, such as "huge ears" or "rosy-cheeked." Ichabod: "He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders,...might have served for shovels, and his whole frame was loosely hung together. His head was small and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes,...
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