Washington Irving Quotes

Washington Irving (1783 – 1859) was an American writer, historian, and diplomat. He was raised in Manhattan as part of the city’s merchant class. From an early age, he preferred drama and adventure stories to his studies. Following the War of 1812, he moved to England to try and save his family’s trading company. While he was there he published The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., which contains his two most famous works, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle. While he is best known for his short stories, he also wrote essays and biographies.

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