It is true, an old farmer
, who had been down to New York on a visit several years after, and from whom this account of the ghostly adventure was received, brought home the intelligence that Ichabod Crane was still alive; that he had left the neighborhood partly through fear of the goblin and Hans Van Ripper, and partly in mortification at having been suddenly dismissed by the heiress; that he had changed his quarters to a distant part of the country; had kept school and studied law at the same time; had been admitted to the bar; turned politician; electioneered; written for the newspapers; and finally had been made a justice of the ten pound court.
and their works are scarcely more obvious than woodchucks and their burrows.
, by this time, was convinced I must be a rational creature.
opened the lid a little way, and saw him inside.
It has lifted the farmer
above the wastefulness of being his own errand-boy.
hung his head, and without a word untied his servant, of whom Don Quixote asked how much his master owed him.
I think I'll make the other a little bigger,'" said the farmer
Here he is, master,' said he, 'I have got the better of him': and when the farmer
saw his old servant, his heart relented, and he said.
But, father, don't you think that a young woman equally pure and virtuous as Miss Chant, but one who, in place of that lady's ecclesiastical accomplishments, understands the duties of farm life as well as a farmer
himself, would suit me infinitely better?
Sea stewards put on some style, I must say," commented the wheat- farmer
, oblivious to the Ancient Mariner, who still declaimed of the heat of the longboat.
one day came to the stables to see to his beasts of burden: among them was his favourite Ass, that was always well fed and often carried his master.
, an Artisan, and a Labourer went to the King of their country and complained that they were compelled to support a large standing army of mere consumers, who did nothing for their keep.
Gulliver had been found by a farmer
and carried home.
asks the black bonnet of the gray coat; and the hard-featured farmer
reins up his grateful dobbin to inquire what you are doing where he sees no manure in the furrow, and recommends a little chip dirt, or any little waste stuff, or it may be ashes or plaster.
Pinocchio is caught by a Farmer
, who uses him as a watchdog for his chicken coop