... to produce a torrent of household eloquence. Rip had but one way of replying to all lectures of the kind, and that, by frequent use, had grown into a habit. He shrugged his shoulders, shook his head, cast up his eyes, but said nothing. This, however,...
Rip Van Winkle: And Other American Essays from The Sketch Book - Seite 13
von Washington Irving - 1922 - 94 Seiten