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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow


by Washington Irving

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: Quotes (What Was Said) True or False

1. Who "was a conscientious man, and ever bore in mind the golden maxim, 'Spare the rod and spoil the child'"? -> Abraham
2. Who is "plump as a partridge"? -> Baltus
3. Who said a very frightened "Who are you?" -> Dutch housewives
4. What's the name of "a favorite steed of his master's, the choleric Van Ripper"? -> Gunpowder
5. Who said, "What passed at this interview I will not pretend to say"? -> Nameless old man