Overpowered

Rip 1

The cover and an illustration from the 1900 Henry Altemus Co. edition of Washington Irving’s Rip Van Winkle (1818).

Rip 2

“He was naturally a thirsty soul, and was soon tempted to repeat the draught. One taste provoked another; and he reiterated his visits to the flagon so often, that at length his senses were overpowered, his eyes swam in his head, his head gradually declined, and he fell into a deep sleep.”

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