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" ... curl about his nose, would gravely nod his head in token of perfect approbation. From even this strong-hold the unlucky Rip was at length routed... "
The Elements of the Short Story - Seite 55
herausgegeben von - 1915 - 294 Seiten
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Democracy, Revolution, and Monarchism in Early American Literature

Paul Downes - 2002 - 239 Seiten
...routed by his termagant wife, who would suddenly break upon the tranquility of the assemblage and call the members all to naught; nor was that august personage,...with encouraging her husband in habits of idleness" (773). If Vedder is "Rip Van Winkle'"s rather sorry version of a monarch, then Dame Van Winkle is (oddly,...
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The American Fantasy Tradition

Brian Thomsen - 2002 - 604 Seiten
...tranquility of the assemblage and call the members all to naught; nor was that august personage Nicholaus Vedder himself sacred from the daring tongue of this...Rip was at last reduced almost to despair; and his only alternative to escape from the labour of the farm and the clamour of his wife, was to take gun...
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美国文学学习指南

2006 - 351 Seiten
...out and sends him into further retreat. "Poor Rip was at last reduced to despair". In a final attempt to "escape from the labor of the farm and clamor of his life" , Rip takes gun and dog and trudges off into the wilderness where he hopes to find heaven, where...
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