Rip Van Winkle
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Finally, Van Cleef and Martin realize Liberty is going too far.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The last band I was in was kind of a Sonic Youth rip-off band, and I thought that that was my calling.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Instead of decorating every face on the street, Google Glass hit a contrarian rip tide.You Were Wrong About Miley & Bitcoin: 2014’s Failed Predictions|Nina Strochlic|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Artists like Mick Jagger and Van Morrison obsessively revered and imitated African-American blues and rock musicians.
"He brought Ray Charles to the mix as an influence on rock & roll," E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt once raved.
Pierre Van Cortlandt, a distinguished revolutionary patriot, died at his seat at Croton river, aged 94.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Van Twiller was himself a grower of the plant and had his tobacco farm at Greenwich.
Mrs. Nathaniel Winkle, who married the son of the old man at Birmingham?
The little gentleman turned pale, and making a strong effort to appear composed, stood up, as Mr. Winkle entered the room.
“Mr. Pickwick, I thank you most heartily for all your kindness to my son,” said old Mr. Winkle, in a bluff straightforward way.
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(1819) A story by Washington Irving. The title character goes to sleep after a game of bowling and much drinking in the mountains with a band of dwarves. He awakens twenty years later, an old man. Back home, Rip finds that all has changed: his wife is dead, his daughter is married, and the American Revolutionary War has taken place.