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adornment consisting of a bunch of cords fastened at one end

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Farther on he beheld great fields of Indian corn, with its golden ears peeping from their leafy coverts, and holding out the promise of cakes and hasty- pudding; and the yellow pumpkins lying beneath them, turning up their fair round bellies to the sun, and giving ample prospects of the most luxurious of pies; and anon he passed the fragrant buckwheat fields breathing the odor of the beehive, and as he beheld them, soft anticipations stole over his mind of dainty slap-jacks, well buttered, and garnished with honey or treacle, by the delicate little dimpled hand of Katrina Van Tassel.
It was toward evening that Ichabod arrived at the castle of the Heer Van Tassel, which he found thronged with the pride and flower of the adjacent country Old farmers, a spare leathern- faced race, in homespun coats and breeches, blue stockings, huge shoes, and magnificent pewter buckles.
Old Baltus Van Tassel moved about among his guests with a face dilated with content and goodhumor, round and jolly as the harvest moon.
When the dance was at an end, Ichabod was attracted to a knot of the sager folks, who, with Old V an Tassel, sat smoking at one end of the piazza, gossiping over former times, and drawing out long stories about the war.
As to the books and furniture of the schoolhouse, they belonged to the community, excepting Cotton Mather's History of Witchcraft, a New England Almanac, and book of dreams and fortune-telling; in which last was a sheet of foolscap much scribbled and blotted in several fruitless attempts to make a copy of verses in honor of the heiress of Van Tassel.
Functional and stylish, the new collection includes a leather tassel, a braided USB clip and a metallic keychain, all of which are designed to elegantly attach to virtually any style of bag, purse or backpack.
Van Tassel has since then served as the main builder for the program's second, third, and fourth Hero Homes.
Again Tassel failed to hit the mark and her last place in the Albany Stakes was followed by a lengthy break, during which it was discovered that the filly was suffering from a liver problem.
London, September 12 ( ANI ): British cycling star Victoria Pendleton and Girls Aloud member Kimberley Walsh showed off their incredible figures in tassel dresses at the launch of 'Strictly Come Dancing' in London.
If the water is above the lower sidewalls of your vehicle's tires, you don't want to drive through that water," Van Tassel said.
Evans) Van Tassel, 87, of Briarwood Circle, West Boylston, formerly of Holden, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, July 2.
Tassel is available as a table lamp in black and navy or white, and as a white pendant.
Among her "four-legged babies" is two-year-old filly Tassel, trained by champion trainer Richard Hannon, and last Monday Lewis became reacquainted with the daughter of Kyllachy when watching her work on Hannon's gallops.