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" It was, as I have said, a fine autumnal day ; the sky was clear and serene, and nature wore that rich and golden livery which we always associate with the idea of abundance. The forests had put on their sober brown and yellow, while some trees of the... "
Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ... - Page 114
1896
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Hand-book of American Literature, Historical, Biographical, and Critical

Joseph Gostwick - 1856 - 319 pages
...nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet. Streaming files of wild-ducks began to make their appearance high in the air ; the...pensive whistle of the quail at intervals from the neighbouring stubble-field. The small birds were taking their farewell banquets. In the fulness of...
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The Works of Washington Irving: Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1857
...on their sober brown and yellow, while some trees of the tenderer kind had been nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet....whistle of the quail at intervals from the neighboring stubble-Seld. The small birds were taking their farewell banquets. In the fullness of their revelry,...
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Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1860 - 465 pages
...on their sober brown and yellow, while some trees of the tenderer kind had been nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet....birds were taking their farewell banquets. In the fulness of their revelry, they fluttered, chirping and frolicking, from bush to bush, nnd tree to tree,...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1864 - 507 pages
...on their sober brown and yellow, while some trees of the tenderer kind had been nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet....birds were taking their farewell banquets. In the fulness of their revelry, they fluttered, chirping and frolicking, from bush to bush, and tree to tree,...
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The Progressive Third Reader: For Public and Private Schools : Containing ...

Salem Town, Nelson M. Holbrook - 1864 - 320 pages
...tenderer kind, had been nipped, by the frosts, into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet. 2. Streaming files of wild ducks began to make their...might be heard from the groves of beech and hickory ; and the pensive whistle of the quail, at intervals, from the neighboring stubblefield. 3. The small...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. Artist's ed

Washington Irving - 1865
...on their sober brown and yellow, while some trees of the tenderer kind had been nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet....birds were taking their farewell banquets. In the fulness of their revelry, they fluttered, chirping and frolicking, from bush to bush, and tree to tree,...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1868 - 507 pages
...on their sober brown and yellow, while some trees of the tenderer kind had been nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet....small birds were taking their farewell banquets. In ths fulness of their revelry, they fluttered, chirping and frolicking, from bush to bush, and tree...
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and The Spectre Bridegroom: From the "Sketch Book"

Washington Irving - 1875 - 78 pages
...on their sober brown and yellow, while some trees of the tenderer kind had been nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet....birds were taking their farewell banquets. In the fulness of their revelry, they fluttered, chirping and frolicking, from bush to bush, and tree to tree,...
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Elocution Simplified: With an Appendix on Lisping, Stammering, Stuttering ...

Walter K. Fobes - 1877 - 94 pages
...on their sober brown and yellow; while some trees of the tenderer kind had been nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet....quail at intervals from the neighboring stubble-field. See " Beading Club," No. 2, pp. 15, 39; No. 3, pp. 28, 97; No. 4, pp 19, 36, 92. DIDACTIC. 1. To teach...
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Six Selections from Irving's Sketch-book: With Notes, Questions, Etc. for ...

Washington Irving, Homer Baxter Sprague - 1878 - 157 pages
...still Hudson. brown and yellow, while some trees of the tenderer kind had been nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet....at intervals from the neighboring stubblefield. The smallJbircLs were taking their farewell banquets. In the fulness of their revelry they fluttered, chirping...
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