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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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The Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1896 - 386 pages
...During the whole time Rip and his companion hadlabored on in silence ; for though the former marvelled greatly what could be the object of carrying a keg of liquor up this wild mountain, yet there was somehe heard the same cry ring through the still evening air; " Rip Van Winkle ! Kip Van Winkle! "...
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Knickerbocker Stories from the Old Dutch Days of New York

Washington Irving - 1897 - 140 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...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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Introduction to American Literature: Including Illustrative Selections, with ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1897 - 498 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...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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The Garden of Romance: Romantic Tales of All Time

Ernest Rhys - 1897 - 238 pages
...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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Rip Van Winkle

Washington Irving - 1897 - 35 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...amphitheatre, new objects of wonder presented themselves. On a 1 evel spot in the center was a company of oddlooking personages playing at nine-pins. They were dressed...
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Stepping Stones to Literature: A reader for sixth grades

Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert - 1897 - 224 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...inspired awe and checked familiarity. On entering the amphitheater, new objects of wonder presented themselves. On a level spot in the center was a company...
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School Reading by Grades: First [-eighth] Year, Book 8

James Baldwin - 1897
...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...liquor up this wild mountain, yet there was something 20 strange and incomprehensible about the unknown, that inspired awe, and checked familiarity. On entering...
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School Reading by Grades: Eighth Year

James Baldwin - 1897 - 240 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...liquor up this wild mountain, yet there was something 20 strange and incomprehensible about the unknown, that inspired awe, and checked familiarity. On entering...
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american prose

george rice carpenter - 1898
...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...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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Authors' Birthdays: Containing Exercises for the Celebration of the ...

Charles William Bardeen - 1898 - 359 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...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 fashio'n...
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