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" To see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius of famine descending upon the earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield. "
Rip Van Winkle: And Other American Essays from The Sketch Book - Seite 36
von Washington Irving - 1922 - 94 Seiten
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Band 2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 419 Seiten
...see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius...partly glazed, and partly patched with leaves of old copy books. It was most ingeniously secured at vacant hours, by a withe twisted in the handle of the...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Band 4

1820
...see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering a,bout him, one might have mistaken him for the genius...scarecrow eloped from a corn-field. His school-house was s low building of one large room, rudely constructed of logs ; the windows partly glazed, and partly...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Band 2

Washington Irving - 1821 - 343 Seiten
...see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius...partly glazed, and partly patched with leaves of old copy books. It was most ingeniously secured at vacant hours, by a withe twisted in the handle of the...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1821
...see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius...earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a corn-field.' — vol. ii. p. 352. In addition to his duties as schoolmaster of the village, Mr. Crane also makes...
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The Quarterly Review, Band 25

1821
...see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius...earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a corn-field.' — vol. ii. p. 352. In addition to his duties as schoolmaster of the village, Mr. Crane also makes...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent, Band 2

Washington Irving - 1823
...see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius...cornfield. His school-house was a low building of onelarge room, rudely constructed of logs ; the windows partly glazed, and partly patched with leaves...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day,, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius...partly glazed, and partly patched with leaves of old copy books. It was most ingeniously secured at vacant .iiours, by a withe twisted in the handle of...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1829 - 252 Seiten
...a windy day, with his clothes bagging and flattering about him, one might have mistaken him for^the genius of famine descending upon the earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield." Now there is no one, who, in reading this passage, does not admire it as a description. And any one...
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The Beauties of Washington Irving, Esq. ...

Washington Irving - 1830 - 316 Seiten
...see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius...descending upon the earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a corn field. His school-room was a low building of one large room, rudely constructed of logs ; the...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Band 2

Washington Irving - 1834
...see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius...partly glazed, and partly patched with leaves of old copy books. It was most ingeniously secured at vacant hours, by a withe twisted in the handle of the...
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