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" ... dreading the tyranny of Dame Van Winkle. Whenever her name was mentioned, however, he shook his head, shrugged his shoulders, and cast up his eyes ; which might pass either for an expression of resignation to his fate or joy at his deliverance. He... "
The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review - Side 178
redigeret af - 1821
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Literay Masterpieces: Franklin: Irving: Bryant: Webster: Everett: Longfellow ...

1904 - 433 sider
...resignation to his fate, or joy at his deliverance. He used to tell his story to every stranger that ar rived at Mr. Doolittle's hotel. He was observed, at first,...told it. which was, doubtless, owing to his having so recentlyawaked. It at last settled down precisely to the tale I have related, and not a man, woman,...
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Englische Studien, Bind 34

1904
...recently had come a letter from Maud. (Gissing, New Grub Street, Ch. VIII.) — He was at first observed to vary on some points every time he told it, which was, doubtless, owing to his having to recently awaked. (Wash. Irving, Kip v. Winkle). — My lord, on strong suspicion of relapse ; To...
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The Hudson River in Literature: An Anthology

Arthur G. Adams - 1980 - 337 sider
...eyes; which might pass either for an expression of resignation to his fate, or joy of his deliverance. He used to tell his story to every stranger that arrived...have related, and not a man, woman, or child in the neighborhood, but knew it by heart. Some always pretended to doubt the reality of it, and insisted...
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Rip Van Winkle Coloring Book

Washington Irving, Arthur Rackham, Pat Stewart - 1983 - 48 sider
...eyes; which might pass either for an expression of resignation to his fate, or joy at his deliverance. He used to tell his story to every stranger that arrived...have related, and not a man, woman, or child in the neighborhood, but knew it by heart. Some always pretended to doubt the reality of it, and insisted...
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History, Tales, and Sketches

Washington Irving - 1983 - 1126 sider
...expression of resignation to his fate or joy at his deliverance. He used to tell his story to even- stranger that arrived at Mr. Doolittle's Hotel. He was observed at first to van' on some points, every time he told it, which was doubtless owing to his having so recently awaked....
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The Nineteenth-century American Short Story

A. Robert Lee - 1986 - 196 sider
...is beyond the possibility of doubt'. But in the narrative an alternative explanation is hinted at: He was observed, at first, to vary on some points...which was, doubtless, owing to his having so recently awakened. . . . Some always pretended to doubt the reality of it, and insisted that Rip had been out...
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Necessary Madness: The Humor of Domesticity in Nineteenth-Century American ...

Gregg Camfield - 1997 - 256 sider
...after the death of his wife, he is appreciated as "a chronicle of the old time 'before the war,"' and "he used to tell his story to every stranger that arrived at Mr. Doolittle's hotel" (53). As I've already mentioned, it is this tale that enables him to overcome the charge that he has...
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Language History and Linguistic Modelling: A Festschrift for Jacek ..., Bind 1

Jacek Fisiak - 1997 - 2121 sider
...'before the war'" (Irving [1819] 1983: 783). Eventually, having been recognized and accepted, Rip would "tell his story to every stranger that arrived at Mr. Doolittle's Hotel" (Irving [1819] 1983: 783), thus proliferating the legend as an element of the local tradition - serving...
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The Complete Tales Of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - 1998 - 798 sider
...eyes; which might pass either for an expression of resignation to his fate, or joy at his deliverance. He used to tell his story to every stranger that arrived...have related, and not a man, woman, or child in the neighborhood but knew it by heart. Some always pretended to doubt the reality of it, and insisted that...
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The Cambridge Companion to Proust

Richard Bales - 2001 - 243 sider
...bowls in the mountains. Rip ends up a patriarch sitting at the inn door. Inevitably and appropriately, 'he used to tell his story to every stranger that arrived at Mr. Doolittle's hotel'. To my knowledge, Proust did not read Irving and did not know Rip's story. Thus the parallel becomes...
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