Washington Irving

Washington Irving

Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (1820), both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Irving served as the U.S. ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846.

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Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall the genial flame of charity in the heart.

Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled. You're never as good as you'd like to be. So there's always something to hope for.

A tart temper never mellows with age and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.

I've had it with you and your emotional constipation!

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