The chief part of the stories, however, turned upon the favorite spectre of Sleepy Hollow, the Headless Horseman, who had been heard several times of late, patrolling the country; and, it was said, tethered his horse nightly
among the graves in the churchyard.
That she had heard the entire story was apparent, and that she had suspected something wrong from my mother's long nightly
absences from her quarters accounted for her presence there on that fateful night.
The company indeed was perfectly assorted, since all the members belonged to the little inner group of people who, during the long New York season, disported themselves together daily and nightly
with apparently undiminished zest.
Tilney yet lived, shut up for causes unknown, and receiving from the pitiless hands of her husband a nightly
supply of coarse food, was the conclusion which necessarily followed.
Philip's piety had not stood the test of time, and he had long since given up his nightly
reading of the Bible; but now, under the influence of Mr.
Two or three might lie cuddled in each other's arms for additional warmth if the night were chill, and thus Tarzan had slept in Kala's arms nightly
for all these years.
Such was the nightly
ceremony of the cigar and the glass of port, which were placed on the right hand and on the left hand of Mr.
Thuvia of Ptarth strolled in the gardens of her father's palace, as was her nightly
custom before retiring.
He could have been whatever he turned his agile intellect and his cunning hand to; he had been a schoolmaster and a watch-maker, and I believe an amateur doctor and irregular lawyer; he talked and wrote brilliantly, and he was one of the group that nightly
disposed of every manner of theoretical and practical question at the drug-store; it was quite indifferent to him which side he took; what he enjoyed was the mental exercise.
Sailors with buckets and mops were already beginning their nightly
The boat's crew boss also he had in, to give assurance, as was the custom nightly
, that the whale-boats were hauled up and padlocked.
It was an everlasting miracle to Martin how it was accomplished, and from her side of the thin partition he heard nightly
every detail of the going to bed, the squalls and squabbles, the soft chattering, and the sleepy, twittering noises as of birds.