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  • Washington Irving is credited with coining the expression The Almighty Dollar.
  • Washington Irving Junior High School.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • "Direct descendant of Washington Irving, Havistock is," she said helpfully.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • On those he did read he wrote, ’Washington Irving.’
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22

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  • Among the places I visited were West Point, Tarrytown, the home of Washington Irving, where I walked through "Sleepy Hollow."
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW by Washington Irving FOUND AMONG THE PAPERS OF THE LATE DIEDRICH KNICKERBOCKER.
    Washington Irving  --  The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • Geraldine, Louis, Junior, and the cat lived next to the playground of Washington Irving School.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • Washington Irving was a man of great sophistication who studied law, was admitted to the bar, served in Spain as a diplomat, wrote histories as well as fiction, traveled widely.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Literature and art were deeply respected in the Archer set, and Mrs. Archer was always at pains to tell her children how much more agreeable and cultivated society had been when it included such figures as Washington Irving, Fitz-Greene Halleck and the poet of "The Culprit Fay."
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • Hans Christian Andersen, and Washington Irving.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons

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  • Washington Irving also threw his influence against the /-or/ ending, and so did Bryant and most of the other literary big-wigs of that day.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • He’s looking for someone up in the hospital who’s been signing Washington Irving’s name to the letters he’s been censoring.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • ’I never signed Washington Irving’s name to any letters,’ Milo declared.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Washington Irving Junior High School looked like the same people who built the Marysville Free Public Library, built it.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • At seven o’clock, the principal got up and welcomed us all to an exciting new year of growth and opportunity at Washington Irving Junior High School.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • After they sat down, Principal Peattie announced the school theme for the year—Washington Irving JH!
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • ’No one knew then that this kid from Washington Irving Junior High School would grow up to do’ . what?
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • A few nights before Washington Irving Junior High School was doomed to start, Spicer’s Deli on Main Street, Marysville, got broken into.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • Things at Washington Irving Junior High School were going mostly okay.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • He had sinned, and it was good, for none of the documents to which he had signed Washington Irving’s name ever came back!
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Signing Washington Irving’s name to official documents was not much of a career, perhaps, but it was less monotonous than signing ’Major Major Major.’
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • When Washington Irving did grow monotonous, he could reverse the order and sign Irving Washington until that grew monotonous.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • We figure that Washington Irving and Irving Washington are one man and that he’s using two names just to throw us off the track.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Washington Irving is the group chaplain.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Yours or Washington Irving’s?
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • I don’t even know Washington Irving’s name.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Now, you keep your eyes open and let me know the minute you hear anyone even talking about Washington Irving.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • I came down to warn you that Washington Irving seems to have shifted his base of operations from the hospital to your squadron.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • You haven’t heard anyone around here talking about Washington Irving, have you?’
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • He was talking about Washington Irving.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • He didn’t say anything about Washington Irving, did he?’
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • As an additional precaution, he made a happy switch from Washington Irving to John Milton.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Like Washington Irving, he could be reversed with good effect whenever he grew monotonous.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Major Major went back to Washington Irving when John Milton grew monotonous.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Catch the Spirit! and then he called on a bunch of ninth-graders who were all wearing the same orange T-shirt with the school theme on the back—Washington Irving JH!
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • Furthermore, he enabled Major Major to double his output, for John Milton was so much shorter than either his own name or Washington Irving’s and took so much less time to write.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • One day — it was the day after the C.I.D. man’s first visit — Major Major signed Washington Irving’s name to one of the documents instead of his own, just to see how it would feel.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Major Major looked with a blank expression at copies of personal correspondence from the hospital on which the censoring officer had written ’Washington Irving’ or ’Irving Washington.’
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • From this meager beginning had sprung the ineffectual squadron commander who was now spending the better part of each working day in Pianosa forging Washington Irving’s name to official documents.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • There were only three weeks left in August and then a few days in September before stupid Washington Irving Junior High School of stupid Marysville, New York, was scheduled to open its stupid doors and suck us away from summer.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • Major Major began forging Washington Irving’s name to official documents the day after the first C.I.D. man showed up to interrogate him about somebody at the hospital who had been doing it and gave him the idea.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • It wasn’t the best day I’d had at Washington Irving Junior High School.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • We reached the front doors of Washington Irving Junior High School at the same time.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • Shouted to the Washington Irving Junior High School Brass Quintet that they’d have to go practice somewhere else—Now!
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • Things were not going so well at Washington Irving Junior High School.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • Because no matter where I went in stupid Washington Irving Junior High School, there was the look.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • One more blah day of PE at Washington Irving Junior High School.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • Things at Washington Irving Junior High School were going mostly okay.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • They’re going to crack down on you for signing Washington Irving’s name to all those letters you’ve been signing Washington Irving’s name to.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • They’re going to crack down on you for signing Washington Irving’s name to all those letters you’ve been signing Washington Irving’s name to.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
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