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Should they be deemed of sufficient importance to attract the attention of critics ,
he solicits for them that courtesy and candour which a stranger has some right to
claim , who presents himself at the threshold of a hospitable nation . February ...
All were seated at table , and just on the point of commencing , when the sound
of a horn from without the gate gave notice of the approach of a stranger .
Another long blast filled the old courts of the castle with its echoes , and was
I am sorry , » said the stranger , « to break in upon you thus unseasonably — »
Here the Baron interrupted him with a world of compliments and greetings ; for ,
to tell the truth , he prided himself upon his courtesy and his eloquence .
The stranger shook his head mournfully and mysteriously ; « I must lay my head
in a different chamber to - night ! » There was something in this reply , and the
tone in which it was uttered , that made the Baron ' s heart misgive him ; but he ...
The stranger shook his head silently , but positively , at every offer ; and , waving
his farewell to the company , stalked slowly out of the hall . The maiden aunts
were absolutely petrified — the bride hung her head , and a tear stole to her eye .
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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