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" Rip's heart died away at hearing of these sad changes in his home and friends, and finding himself thus alone in the world. Every answer puzzled him too, by treating of such enormous lapses of time, and of matters which he could not understand: war—... "
Rip Van Winkle and Other Sketches - Page 23
by Washington Irving - 1882 - 240 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 34

1820
...— " He went off to the wars too, was a great militia general, and is now in Congress. " — Rip's heart died away, at hearing of these sad changes in...matters which he could not understand : war — congress — Stoney-Point ; — he had no courage to ask after any more friends. ' At this critical moment a...
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of ..., Volume 5

1819
...schoolmaster ?" " He went off to the wars too, was a great militia general, and is now in Congress." Hip's heart died away, at hearing of these sad changes in...by treating of such enormous lapses of time, and of mati ters which he could not understand : war — congress — Stoney Point ; — he had no courage...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1820 - 419 pages
...schoolmaster?" " He went off to the wars too, was a great militia general, and is now in Congress." Rip's heart died away, at hearing of these sad changes in...matters which he could not understand: war — congress — Stoney-Point; — he had no courage to ask after any more friends, but cried out in despair, "...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - American essays - 1822
...schoolmaster?" " He went off to the wars too, was a great militia general, and is now in Congress." Rip's heart died away, at hearing of these sad changes in...matters which he could not understand : war — congress — Stoney-Point ; — he had no courage to ask after any more friends, but cried out in despair, "...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 2

1821
...— "He ' went off to the wars too, was a great militia general, and is now ' in Congress." — Rip's heart died away, at hearing of these sad ' changes...which he could not ' understand : war — congress — Stoney-Point ; — he had no courage ' to ask after any more friends. ' At this critical moment...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1823
...schoolmaster.* « He went offrto the wars too, was a great militia general, and is now in Congress.» Rip's heart died away at hearing of these sad changes in...such enormous lapses of time, and of matters which be could not understand : war — congress — Stoney-Point; — he had no courage to ask after any...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...schoolmaster. » « He went off to the, wars too, was a great militia general, and is now in Congress.» Rip's heart died away at hearing of these sad changes in...matters which he could not understand : war — congress — Stoney-Point; — he had no courage to ask after *7 any more friends, but cried out in despair,...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 3

1824
...too, was a great militia general, ^ and is now in Congress. " Rip's heart died away at hearing of the sad changes in his home and friends, and finding himself thus alone in the Mui:e^ anc mw«* »» — »~v— -. — — world. Every answer puzzled him, too, of passion at a...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 84

English literature - 1819
...schoolmaster ?" " He went off to the wars too, was a great militia general, and is now in Congress." Rip's heart died away, at hearing of these sad changes in...matters which he could not understand : war — congress — Stoney Point ; — he had no courage to ask after any more friends, but cried out in despair, "...
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Legends of Terror!: And Tales of the Wonderful and Wild ; Original and ...

English literature - 1826 - 642 pages
...schoolmaster ?" " He went off to the wars too, was a great militia general, and is now in Congress." Rip's heart died away, at hearing of these sad changes in...thus alone in the world. Every answer puzzled him, by treating of such enormous lapses of time, and of matters which he could not understand : — war...
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