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It had been the seat of elegant hospitality and literary retirement . The house was
now silent and deserted . I saw the windows of the study , which looked out upon
the soft scenery I have mentioned . The windows were closed — the library was ...
He found the house gone to decay — the roof fallen in , the windows shattered ,
and the doors off the hinges . A half - starved dog that looked like Wolf was
skulking about it . Rip called him by name , but the cur snarled , showed his teeth
, and ...
The old church of remote architecture , with its low massive portal ; its gothic
tower ; its window rich with tracery and painted g ! ass , in scrupulous
preservation ; its stately monuments of warriors and worthies of the olden time ,
ancestors of the ...
... and wo - begone , » he had wandered to the window , to indulge the captive ' s
miserable solace of gazing wistfully upon the world from which he is excluded .
The window looked forth upon a small garden which lay at the foot of the tower .
Adjoining the church , in a small cemetery , immediately under the back windows
of what was once the Boar ' s Head , stands the tombstone of Robert Preston ,
whilome drawer at the tavern . It is now nearly a century since this trusty drawer of
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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