Headless Horseman


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Headless Horseman

spectral figure haunts Ichabod Crane. [Am. Lit.: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow]
References in classic literature ?
Such is the general purport of this legendary superstition, which has furnished materials for many a wild story in that region of shadows; and the spectre is known at all the country firesides, by the name of the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow.
Another of his sources of fearful pleasure was to pass long winter evenings with the old Dutch wives, as they sat spinning by the fire, with a row of apples roasting and spluttering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and haunted brooks, and haunted bridges, and haunted houses, and particularly of the headless horseman, or Galloping Hessian of the Hollow, as they sometimes called him.
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.
Such was one of the favorite haunts of the Headless Horseman, and the place where he was most frequently encountered.
Meanwhile, the press had taken up my affair, and kept me for a week or two careering through the public prints, in my decapitated state, like Irving's Headless Horseman, ghastly and grim, and longing to be buried, as a political dead man ought.
20 each from Morrisons, and make sure no one overlooks October 31, by displaying wooden blocks, spelling out Halloween and a headless horseman with a pumpkin, pounds 12.
SLEEPY HOLLOW FILM4, 9pm Stars Johnny Depp as Ichabod Crane, who is sent to the tiny village of Sleepy Hollow, where a headless horseman is leaving a trail of decapitated bodies.
of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, where the ballet premiered), the production is based on Washington Irving's spooky tale of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman.
A headless horseman seen galloping through the town's 181-year-old stone-built Cuckoo Bridge, and, A spectre in a stetson hat regularly seen walking through walls in the town centre General Picton pub.
Along the way, they encounter the infamous Headless Horseman, the helpful Jack O'Lantern and a frisky broomstick that takes them on the ride of their afterlives.
Adults can take part in the new Spooktacular dinner train and search for the Headless Horseman and other haunted characters on Oct.
People from all over the world will converge from Friday, August 10, through Sunday, August 12, 2007 on the village of Tarrytown, New York, near Sleepy Hollow, where Washington Irving spun his yarn of the headless horseman.