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" On waking, he found himself on the green knoll whence he had 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 eagle was wheeling aloft, and breasting... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 325
1819
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Rip Van Winkle and Other Sketches

Washington Irving - 1882 - 240 pages
...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 eagle was...ravine — the wild retreat among the rocks — the woebegone party at nine-pins — the flagon — "OhI that wicked flagon!" thought Rip — "what excuse...
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Complete Works, Volume 9

Washington Irving - 1882
...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 eagle was...occurrences before he fell asleep. The strange man with a keg of liquor — the mountain ravine — the wild retreat among the rocks — the wobegone party...
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A life of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - 1882
....norning. The birds were hopping and twittering imong the bushes, and the eagle was wheeling alolt, and breasting the pure mountain breeze. " Surely,"...recalled the occurrences before he fell asleep. The itrant"" man with the keg of liquor — the mountain ravine — the wild retreat among the rocks —...
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Selections of American Humour in Prose and Verse

John Hamer - 1883 - 318 pages
...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 eagle was...ravine — the wild retreat among the rocks — the woebegone party at nine-pins — the flagon — " Oh ! that flagon ! that wicked flagon ! " thought...
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Favorite Authors in Prose and Poetry

James Thomas Fields - 1884
...old man of the glen. He rubbed his eyes, -r- it was a bright sunny morning. The birds were hopping and twittering among the bushes, and the eagle was...occurrences before he fell asleep. The strange man with a keg of liquor — the mountain ravine — the wild retreat among the rocks — the woe-begone party...
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Vocal and Action-language Culture and Expression

Edward Napoleon Kirby - 1884 - 234 pages
...overlooking the glen. He rubbed his eyes — it was a bright sunny morning. The birds were hopping and twittering among the bushes, and the eagle was...Surely," thought Rip, " I have not slept here all night." 2. He recalled the occurrences before he fell asleep — the mountain ravine-—the party at nine-pins—the...
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Advanced Reader, Specially Prepared to Elicit Thought and to Facilitate ...

Christian Brothers - 1884 - 483 pages
...not slept here all night." He recalled tho occurrences before he fell asleep. The strange man with a keg of liquor — the mountain ravine — the wild...— the wo-begone party at ninepins — the flagon. "O that flagon! that wicked flagon!" thought Rip; "what excuse shall I make to Dame Van Winkle?" He...
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Higher reading book for schools, colleges, and general use, ed. by C.M. Yonge

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1885
...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 eagle was...mountain ravine, the wild retreat among the rocks, the woe-begone party at ninepins, and the flagon. " Oh ! that flagon ! that wicked flagon," thought Rip....
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Cassell's Readable readers, Book 5

Cassell, ltd - 1885
...He rubbed his eyes — it was a bright sunny morning. The birds were hopping and twittering amongst the bushes, and the eagle was wheeling aloft, and...ravine — the wild retreat among the rocks — the woe-begone party at nine-pins — the flagon. " Oh ! that flagon ! that wicked flagon ! " thought Rip...
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Sixth, Or, Classic English Reader

William Swinton - 1885 - 608 pages
...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 eagle was...occurrences before he fell asleep, — the strange man with a keg of liquor, the mountain ravine, the wild retreat among the rocks, the woe-begone party at ninepins,...
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