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" The orator bustled up to him, and, drawing him partly aside, inquired " on which side he voted ?" Rip stared in vacant stupidity. Another short but busy little fellow pulled him by the arm, and, rising on tiptoe, inquired in his ear, " Whether he was... "
Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ... - Page 143
1896
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1888 - 532 pages
...at his heels, soon attracted the attention of the tavern politicians. They crowded round him, eying him from head to foot with great curiosity. The orator...partly aside, inquired " On which side he voted ? " Rip started in vacant stupidity. Another short but busy little fellow pulled him by the arm, and, rising...
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Harper's First [ -sixth] Reader, Book 5

Orville T. Bright, James Baldwin - 1889
...attracted the attention of the tavern politicians. They crowded round him, eying him from head to foot s with great curiosity. The orator bustled up to him,...and rising on tiptoe, inquired in his ear whether he wasio Federal or Democrat. Rip was equally at a loss to comprehend the question ; when a knowing, self-important...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - 1891 - 382 pages
...at his heels, soon attracted the attention of the tavern politicians. They crowded round him, eyeing him from head to foot with great curiosity. The orator...rising on tiptoe, inquired in his ear " whether he was Federal or Democrat?" Rip was equally at a loss to comprehend the question, when a knowing, self-important...
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Essays from the Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1891
...at his heels, soon attracted the attention of the tavern-politicians. They crowded round him, eying him from head to foot with great curiosity. The orator...partly aside, inquired " on which side he voted ? " Rip started in vacant stupidity. Another short but busy little fellow pulled him by the arm, and, rising...
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American Prose: Hawthorne, Irving and Others

1891 - 414 pages
...at his heels, soon attracted the attention of the tavern-politicians. They crowded round him, eying him from head to foot with great curiosity. The orator...partly aside, inquired " on which side he voted ? " Rip started in vacant stupidity. Another short but busy little fellow pulled him by the arm, and, rising...
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Rip Van Winkle: And Other American Essays from The Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1891 - 99 pages
...bustled up to him, and, draw ing him partly aside, inquired " on which side hi voted ? " Rip started in vacant stupidity. Another short but busy little...rising on tiptoe, inquired in his ear, " Whether he was Federal or Democrat ? " Rip was equally at a loss to comprehend the question ; when a knowing,. self-important...
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Masterpieces of American Literature: Franklin, Irving, Bryant, Webster ...

John Kneeland, Henry Nathan Wheeler - 1891 - 462 pages
...at his heels, soon attracted the attention of the tavern-politicians. They crowded round him, eying him from head to foot with great curiosity. The orator...him partly aside, inquired " on which side he voted ? " Eip started in vacant stupidity. Another short but busy little fellow pulled him by the arm, and,...
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Essays from The Sketch Book, Parts 1-2

Washington Irving - 1891 - 246 pages
...partly aside, inquired " on which side hi °- voted ? " Rip started in vacant stupidity. Another a short but busy little fellow pulled him by the arm,...tiptoe, inquired in his ear, " Whether - ! he was Federal or Democrat ? " Rip was equally at J ) a loss to comprehend the question ; when a knowing,...
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Essays from The Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1891 - 246 pages
...attention of the tavern-politicians. They crowded round him, eying him from head to foot with grea* curiosity. The orator bustled up to him, and, drawing him partly aside, inquired " on which side In voted ? " Rip started in vacant stupidity. Another short but busy little fellow pulled him by the...
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The Speaker's Garland, Volume 2

P. Garrett - 1892
...at his heels, soon attracted the attention of the tavern-politicians. They crowded round him, eyeing him from head to foot with great curiosity. The orator...inquired in his ear, " whether he was a Federal or Democrat?" Rip was equally at a loss to comprehend the question : when a knowing, self-important old...
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