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Book III, ch. 2 This derives from a statement by William Shakespeare in the play Julius Caesar where Caesar declares: - Knickerbocker's History of New York (1809)
Washington Irving
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Rip Van Winkle. - The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon (1819–1820)


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Born: April 3, 1783

Died: November 28, 1859 (aged 76)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer, essayist, biographer, diplomat

Bio: Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

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