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" ... surrounded by perpendicular precipices, over the brinks of which, impending trees shot their branches, so that you only caught glimpses of the azure sky, and the bright evening cloud. "
The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History, Literature ... - Page 294
1824
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American Classical Authors

Ludwig Herrig - 1854 - 553 pages
...During the whole time Rip and his companion had labonred on in silence; for though the former marvellcd greatly what could be the object of carrying a keg...liquor up this wild mountain, yet there was something stränge and incomprehensible about the unknown, thatinspired awe and checked familiarity. On entering...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1856 - 552 pages
...During the whole time, Rip and hie companion had laboured on in silence; for though the former marvelled greatly what could be the object of carrying a keg...presented themselves. On a level spot in the centre was a company of odd-looking personages playing at nine-pins. They were dressed in a quaint ont-landish fashion...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. Artist's ed

Washington Irving - 1865
...the whole time, Rip and his companion had labored on in 'silence ; for though the former marvelled greatly what could be the object of carrying a keg...presented themselves. On a level spot in the centre was a company of odd-looking personages playing at nine-pins. They were dressed in a quaint outlandish fashion;...
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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 5

Penny readings - 1866
...During the whole time Rip and his companion had laboured on in silence, for though the former marvelled greatly what could be the object of carrying a keg...presented themselves. On a level spot in the centre was a company of odd-looking personages playing at ninepins. They were dressed in a quaint outlandish fashion...
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The golden gift, a book for the young

Golden gift - 1868
...the whole time, Rip and his companion had laboured on in silence ; for though the former marvelled greatly what could be the object of carrying a keg...presented themselves. On a level spot in the centre was a company of oddlooking personages playing at nine-pins. They were dressed in a quaint outlandish fashion...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1868 - 507 pages
...During the whole time Rip and his companion had labored on in silence ; for though the former marvelled greatly what could be the object of carrying a keg...incomprehensible about the unknown, that inspired awe und checked familiarity. On entering the amphitheatre, new objects of wonder presented themselves....
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Tom Hood's Comic readings in prose and verse, Volume 1

Thomas Hood - 1869
...During the whole time Rip and his companion had laboured on in silence, for though the former marvelled greatly what could be the object of carrying a keg...was something strange and incomprehensible about the tmknown, that inspired awe and checked familiarity. On entering the amphitheatre, new objects of wonder...
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The beaver trappers, tr. from the Germ. of Horan by J. Henderson: and other ...

Friedrich Wilhelm P. Oertel - 1870
...During the whole time Rip and his companion had laboured on in silence ; for though the former marvelled greatly what could be the object of carrying a keg...presented themselves. On a level spot in the centre was a company of odd-looking personages playing at nine-pins. They were dressed in a quaint outlandish fashion...
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John Heywood's new code readers. Standard 1-3, 5, 6, Book 5

John Heywood (ltd.) - 1872
...During the whole time Rip and his companion had laboured on in. silence, lor though the former marvelled greatly what could be the object of carrying a keg...presented themselves. On a level spot in the centre was a company of odd-looking personages playing at nine-pins. They were dressed in a quaint, outlandish fashion...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - 1872 - 640 pages
...During the whole time, Rip and his companion had labored on in silence; for though the former marveled greatly what could be the object of carrying a keg...unknown, that inspired awe, and checked familiarity. face, and small, piggish eyes ; the face of another seemed to consist entirely of nose, and was surmounted...
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