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Thus lived the Baron Von Landshort , the oracle of his table , the absolute
monarch of his little territory , and happy , above all things , in the persuasion that
he was the wisest man of the age . . At the time of which my story treats there was
The Baron descended from the tower in despair . The banquet , which had been
delayed from hour to hour , could no longer be postponed . The meats were
already overdone ; the cook in an agony ; and the whole household had the look
of a ...
The Baron told his best and longest stories , and never had he told them so well ,
or with such great effect . If there was any thing marvellous , his auditors were lost
in astonishment ; and if any thing facetious , they were sure to laugh exactly in ...
He kept his eyes steadily fixed on the Baron , and , as the story drew to a close ,
began gradually to rise from his seat , growing taller and taller , until , in the
Baron ' s entranced eye , he seemed almost to tower into a giant . The moment
the tale ...
The Baron followed the stranger to the great court of the castle , where the black
charger stood pawing the earth , and snorting with impatience . — When they had
reached the portal , whose deep archway was dimly lighted by a cresset , the ...
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - haloedrain - LibraryThing
4 stars for Rip Van Winkle and Sleepy Hollow. The rest are skippable, they read like the kind of op-ed that spawns lots of other op-eds and blog posts disagreeing with each other. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - JBD1 - LibraryThing
I had read "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" before, but I picked this up to read the other essays included in the collection. "The Art of Book-making" (about a visit to the British ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله