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.
For a day and a half he remained there, weary, starving and sun-scorched, the earth under the blue sky and against the prospect of the distant
hills a velvet-black expanse, with red roofs, green trees, and, later, black-veiled shrubs and gates, barns, out- houses, and walls, rising here and there into the sunlight.
I have no wings, and cannot glide through the blue air as through the sea," said Ripple to herself, as she went dancing over the waves, which bore her swiftly onward towards a distant
The mists had congregated about the distant
mountainside, and there were seen the grand and awful features of the Great Stone Face, awful but benignant, as if a mighty angel were sitting among the hills, and enrobing himself in a cloud-vesture of gold and purple.
They were in search of deer, when suddenly a huge grizzly bear emerged from a thicket about thirty yards distant
, rearing himself upon his hind legs with a terrific growl, and displaying a hideous array of teeth and claws.
Still, it is by no means so large or so distant
as you imagined it, -- for the fact is that, as it wriggles its way up this thread, which some spider has wrought along the window-sash, I find it to be about the sixteenth of an inch in its extreme length, and also about the sixteenth of an inch distant
from the pupil of my eye.
A sufficient stay will be made here to give opportunity of visiting Ephesus, fifty miles distant
And, as she looked into his face, she saw the crimson band upon his forehead that she had seen that other day in far distant
Africa, when Tarzan of the Apes had closed in mortal combat with the great anthropoid--Terkoz.
As Carthoris moved through the forest toward the distant
cliffs with Thuvia's hand still tight pressed in his, he wondered a little at the girl's continued silence, yet the contact of her cool palm against his was so pleasant that he feared to break the spell of her new-found reliance in him by speaking.
Barely had Sheldon reached the Balesuna, when he heard the faint report of a distant
rifle and knew it was the signal of Tudor, giving notice that he had reached the Berande, turned about, and was coming back.
The child looked back at me with its radiant smile, and pointed eastward down the river toward the distant
He fell into the habit, when starting on a long journey, of fixing his eye on a high and distant
object, commanding his horses to begin, and then going into a sort of a trance of observation.
A TRAVELER hired an Ass to convey him to a distant
In the mad struggle for place and power he has no part; the roar of the strife reaches his ear like the distant
murmur of the ocean.
He is facing the distant
crest, holding his field-glass against his eyes with both hands, his elbows needlessly elevated.