Why does Ichabod Crane need to be able to have all of his belongings in a small bundle? Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
As part of Ichabod Crane's compensation for teaching the children in the Sleepy Hollow area, he gets his room and board, on a rotating basis, from the farmers whose children he is teaching. Irving notes that "With these [that is, the farmers] he lived alternately a week at a time, this going the rounds of that neighborhood, with all his worldly effects tied...
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