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" ... of excellent Hollands. He was naturally a thirsty soul, and was soon tempted to repeat the draught. One taste provoked another, and he reiterated his visits to the flagon so often that at length his senses were overpowered, his eyes swam in his head,... "
Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ... - Page 139
1896
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle

Washington Irving, Thea Kliros - 1995 - 75 pages
...had much of the flavour of excellent Hollands. He was naturally a thirsty soul, and was soon tempted to repeat the draught. One taste provoked another;...sleep. On waking, he found himself on the green knoll from whence he had first seen the old man of the glen. He rubbed his eyes — it was a bright sunny...
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The Complete Tales Of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - 1998 - 798 pages
...had much of the flavor of excellent Hollands. He was naturally a thirsty soul, and was soon tempted to repeat the draught. One taste provoked another;...first seen the old man of the glen. He rubbed his eyes—it was a bright sunny morning. The birds were hopping and twittering among the bushes, and the...
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories: The Sketch Book of Geoffrey ...

Washington Irving, Haskell S. Springer - 1999 - 339 pages
...much of the flavour of excellent hoi I anils. He was naturally a thirsty soul and was soon tempted to repeat the draught. One taste provoked another,...gradually declined and he fell into a deep sleep. On awaking he found himself on the green knoll from whence he had first seen the old man of the glen....
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Drunk the Night Before: An Anatomy of Intoxication

Marty Roth - 2005 - 228 pages
...parrying in a stony and lackluster manner. Rip's response to this disparity is to become very drunk: "One taste provoked another, and he reiterated his...gradually declined and he fell into a deep sleep" (35). For the others there is drinking but no intoxication. Rip had been described earlier as a bon...
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The Original Knickerbocker: The Life of Washington Irving

Andrew Burstein - 2008 - 432 pages
...roll, echoing through the mountains thunderously. Rip shares the men's liquor and finds it flavorful: He "reiterated his visits to the flagon so often that...senses were overpowered, his eyes swam in his head." He awakes recalling the experience, fearing how he is going to make excuses to his wife. He calls for...
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