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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 Irving Gift: Being Choice Gems

Washington Irving - 1853 - 270 Seiten
...genius of famine descending upon the earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield. His school-room was a low building of one large room, rudely constructed...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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Hand-book of American Literature, Historical, Biographical, and Critical

Joseph Gostwick - 1856 - 319 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...earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield. The school-house stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just at the foot of a woody hill,...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Bände 3-4

1857
...wind blew. To see him striding along the profile of a hill, 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." NB — The word " eloped," however, is not a. fitting one. 5. Imitatvceness is the use of words which...
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Jottings of a Year's Sojourn in the South: Or, First Impressions of the ...

A. De Puy Van Buren - 1859 - 310 Seiten
...him striding along the profile of a hill, on a wintry day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the Genius...earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield." To complete the picture, let us draw his house. " It was a low building of one large room, rudely constructed...
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Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1860 - 465 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...room, rudely constructed of logs ; the windows partly glared, and partly patched with leaves of old copy-books. It was most ingeniously secured at vacant...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Band 55

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1860
...see him striding along the profile of :\ 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 cornfield.' The worthy Ichabod's professional occupation as a teacher of youth, and also as an instructor in psalmody,...
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Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1865 - 504 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...constructed of logs ; the windows partly glazed, and parti v patehed with leaves of old copy-books. It was most ingeniously secured at vacant hours, by...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1864 - 507 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...earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield. His school -house was a low building of one large room, rudely constructed of logs ; the windows partly...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. Artist's ed

Washington Irving - 1865
...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...constructed of logs; the windows partly glazed, and partl}" patched with leaves of old copy-books. It was most ingeniously secured at vacant hours, by...
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Historische grammatik der englischen sprache: Die Satzlehre der englischen ...

Christian Friedrich Koch - 1865
...see) him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his cloth bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius of famine. SK. Leg. 4) Berührung mit dem Verbalsubst, §. 99. УД. Particip. Zu den zwei einfachen Participien...
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