Washington Irving

  1. United States writer remembered for his stories (1783-1859)
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How To Use Washington Irving In A Sentence

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is an old short story by Washington Irving.
  • And if I have, as I have read, since then "expatriated" myself, my whole absence has not been much longer than was that of Washington Irving, and I trust to be able to prove that I have "left my country for my country's good" -- albeit in a somewhat better sense than that which was implied by the poet. Memoirs
  • Washington Irving " Rip Van Winkle " , " The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • Washington Irving " Rip Van Winkle " , " The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • Longfellow, Prescott, or Washington Irving may be seen mixing with the general throng with so much _bonhommie_ and simplicity, that none would fancy that in their own land they are the envy of their age, and sustain world-wide reputations. The Englishwoman in America
  • Heather Donahue's discovery of Joshua Leonard's (presumed) tongue and teeth wrapped in his handkerchief bears a striking similarity to Washington Irving's story "The Devil and Tom Walker".
  • Rip Van Winkle by the famous American short story writer, Washington Irving, tells how a man called Rip Van Winkle was bullied by his wife, Dame Van Winkle.
  • The best paragraphist in the English language for the essay is Macaulay, the best model to follow for the oratorical style is Edmund Burke and for description and narration probably the greatest master of paragraph is the American Goldsmith, Washington Irving. How to Speak and Write Correctly
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