Washington Irving

Washington Irving: Rip Van Winkle

A POSTHUMOUS WRITING OF DIEDRICH KNICKERBOCKER. By Woden, God of Saxons,From whence comes Wensday, that is Wodensday,Truth is a thing that ever I will keepUnto thylke day in which I creep intoMy sepulchre — CARTWRIGHT. [The following Tale was found among the papers of the late Diedrich Knickerbocker, an old