It is true, an old farmer, who had been down to New York on a visit several years after, and from whom this account of the ghostly adventure was received, brought home the intelligence that Ichabod Crane was still alive; that he had left the neighborhood partly
through fear of the goblin and Hans Van Ripper, and partly
in mortification at having been suddenly dismissed by the heiress; that he had changed his quarters to a distant part of the country; had kept school and studied law at the same time; had been admitted to the bar; turned politician; electioneered; written for the newspapers; and finally had been made a justice of the ten pound court.
You, Sancho, shall go partly
as a lawyer, partly
as a captain, for, in the island I am giving you, arms are needed as much as letters, and letters as much as arms.
Among communities united for particular purposes, it is vested partly
in the general and partly
in the municipal legislatures.
According to his account, my unfortunate Ancestor, being afflicted with rheumatism, and in the act of being felt by a Polygon, by one sudden start accidentally transfixed the Great Man through the diagonal; and thereby, partly
in consequence of his long imprisonment and degradation, and partly
because of the moral shock which pervaded the whole of my Ancestor's relations, threw back our family a degree and a half in their ascent towards better things.
Even these facts, however, his aspect scantily matched; partly
, no doubt, because he looked, as was usually said, un-English.
It bad two berths in it, a dismal dead-light, a sink with a washbowl in it, and a long, sumptuously cushioned locker, which was to do service as a sofa--partly
-- and partly
as a hiding place for our things.
She tried to talk to him, partly
by signs, partly
in pidgin French, which, for some reason, she thought would be more comprehensible to him, and she had half a dozen phrases of English.
He had never been to a play in his life till then (poor touring companies sometimes came to the Assembly Rooms at Blackstable, but the Vicar, partly
on account of his profession, partly
because he thought it would be vulgar, never went to see them) and the passion of the stage seized him.
because of the depressing memories associated with Bald Hills, partly
because Prince Andrew did not always feel equal to bearing with his father's peculiarities, and partly
because he needed solitude, Prince Andrew made use of Bogucharovo, began building and spent most of his time there.
The lunch hour in the office was only partly
spent by Denham in the consumption of food.
I suppose that if I once cherished such a passion for Pope personally that I would willingly have done the things that he did, and told the lies, and vented the malice, and inflicted the cruelties that the poor soul was full of, it was for the reason, partly
, that I did not see these things as they were, and that in the glamour of his talent I was blind to all but the virtues of his defects, which he certainly had, and partly
that in my love of him I could not take sides against him, even when I knew him to be wrong.
The fault may be partly
in myself, but I hope not altogether.