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  • Baltus Van Tassel: The horseman was a Hessian mercenary sent to the shores by German princes to keep Americans under the yoke of England. But unlike his compatriots, who came for money, the horseman came for love of carnage.


  • Ichabod Crane: The millennium is almost upon us. In a few months, we will be living in the nineteenth century. But our courts continue to rely on medieval devices of torture
    High Constable: Stand down.
    Ichabod Crane: I stand up for sense and justice.


  • Reverend Steenwyck: Their heads weren't found severed. Their heads were not found at all.
    Ichabod Crane: The heads are... gone?
    James Hardenbrook: Taken. Taken by the Headless Horseman. Taken back to hell.


  • Brom Van Brunt: We haven't heard your name yet, friend.
    Ichabod Crane: I have not said it.


  • Ichabod Crane: Doctor Lancaster, Reverend Steenwyck, Notary Hardenbrook, and Magistrates Philipse, who tried to cut and run, and lost his head. Four frightned men, arguing on the very night Magistrate Philipse was killed. There's a conspiracy here. The doctor, the reverend, the notary, and the magistrate. What is the secret that unites them? Magistrate Philipse knew there were five bodies to four graves, knew the widow was pregnant, but would not tell me the name of the father. What does this point to? We must proceed by a process of elimination. I shall make a list of every man and woman in Sleepy Hollow, starting with their chief citizen, Baltus Van Tassel. I feel we're getting very close.


  • Ichabod Crane: [Stands covered in blood] Gentlemen, we are dealing with a mad man.
    Ichabod Crane: [stands covered in blood] Gentlemen, we are dealing with a mad man.


  • Lady Van Tassel: Watch your head!


  • Lady Van Tassel: The horseman comes! And tonight he comes for you!


  • Ichabod Crane: And the head was...?
    Ichabod Crane: And the head was?
    James Hardenbrook: Taken. Taken by the Headless Horseman. Taken back to Hell.


  • Ichabod Crane: I think you loved that day when you followed me into the western woods, to have braved such peril
    Ichabod Crane: Yes I think you loved me that day when you followed me into the Western Woods... to have braved such peril.


  • Katrina Van Tassel: I think you have no heart. And I had a mind once to give you mine.


  • Katrina Van Tassel: I have shed my tears for Brom... and yet my heart is not broken. Do you think me wicked?
    Ichabod Crane: No, but perhaps there is a little bit of witch in you, Katrina.
    Katrina Van Tassel: Why do you say that?
    Ichabod Crane: Because you have bewitched me.


  • Ichabod Crane: Doctor Lancaster, Reverend Steenwyck, Notary Hardenbrook, and Magistrates Philipse, who tried to cut and run, and lost his head. Four frightned men, arguing on the very night Magistrate Philipse was killed. There's a conspiracy here. The doctor, the reverend, the notary, and the magistrate. What is the secret that unites them? Magistrate Philipse knew there were five bodies to four graves, knew the widow was pregnant, but would not tell me the name of the father. What does this point to? We must proceed by a process of elimination. I shall make a list of every man and woman in Sleepy Hollow, starting with their chief citizen, Baltus Van Tassel. I feel we're getting very close.


  • Lady Van Tassel: The Horseman comes. And tonight he comes for you.


  • Baltus Van Tassel: There is a conspiracy here, and I will seek it out!


  • Ichabod Crane: It was an evil spirit possessed you. I pray God it is satisfied now, and you find peace. The evil eye has done it's work; my life is over, spared for a lifetime of horrors in my sleep, waking each day to grief. Goodbye, Katrina.
    Ichabod Crane: It was an evil spirit possessed you. I pray God it is satisfied now, and you find peace. The evil eye has done it's work. My life is over, spared for a lifetime of horrors in my sleep, waking each day to grief. Goodbye, Katrina.


  • Ichabod Crane: Yes I think you loved me that day when you followed me into the Western Woods... to have braved such peril.
    Ichabod Crane: Yes I think you loved me that day when you followed me into the Western Woods, to have braved such peril.


  • Katrina Van Tassel: Good-bye, Ichabod Crane. I curse the day you came to Sleepy Hollow.


  • Ichabod Crane: Villainy wears many masks, none of which so dangerous as virtue...
    Ichabod Crane: Villainy wears many masks, none of which so dangerous as virtue.


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