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Wolfert"s Roost and Miscellanies (Dodo Press)

by Washington Irving

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Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11676627M
    ISBN 101406534374
    ISBN 109781406534375
    OCLC/WorldCa156829569

    Wolferts Roost Country Club, conveniently located only minutes from downtown Albany, is set in the peace and quiet only found outside of the city. Our scene is set with views of the Berkshire Mountains and the exciting colors that are traditionally found in Upstate New York. Wolfert's Roost was one of the rallying places of this confederacy, and Jacob Van Tassel one of its members. He was eminently fitted for the service: stout of frame, bold of heart, and like his predecessor, the warrior sachem of yore, delighting in daring enterprises.

    COUNT VAN HORN WOLFERT'S ROOST AND MISCELLANIES. A CHRONICLE OF WOLFERT'S ROOST. TO THE EDITOR OF THE KNICKERBOCKER. Sir: I have observed that as a man advances in life, he is subject to a kind of plethora of the mind, doubtless occasioned by the vast accumulation of wisdom and experience upon the brain. Hence he is apt to.   Wolfert's Roost and Miscellanies lesson plan template and teaching resources. This e-book text has been shared by Project Gutenberg

    Wolfert Acker (–) was a colonial-period American who is featured in Washington Irving's short story collection Wolfert's Roost and Miscellanies (). His name was recorded in all combinations of Wolfert or Wolvert as given name, and Acker, Echert, Eckar, or Ecker as surname. He was born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York and died at his sizable home, "Wolfert's Roost" (or "Wolfert's. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Find Wolfert's Roost by Irving, Washington at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers Wolfert's Roost: And Miscellanies () by Washington Irving Seller Ergodebooks Published Condition Good ISBN


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Wolfert's Roost and Miscellanies Paperback – October 7, by Washington Irving (Author)/5(3). In Wolfert's Roost, we get the history behind the house and home he actually created from Wolferts Roost, (His Sunnyside) An amazing glimpse into the history of the Dutch of New York.

The other stories in the book are from his living in Spain when he was secretary to the American Ambassador, and when he was the American Ambassador, combining Spanish history into his well woven tales/5(3).

Wolfert's Roost And Miscellanies $ Available to ship in days. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original/5(3).

Wolferts Roost and Miscellanies book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Washington Irving (April 3, - Novem ) was 3/5. Wolferts Roost and Miscellanies By Washington Irving Several papers were written by Irving in and the following year, for the " Knickerbocker," a monthly periodical conducted by his friend, Lewis Gaylord Clark, all of them such as he only could : Fortunately, in rummaging a ponderous Dutch chest of drawers, which serves as the archives of the Roost, and in which are preserved many inedited manuscripts of Mr.

KNICKERBOOKER, together with the precious records of New-Amsterdam, brought hither by Wolfert Acker at the downfall of the Dutch dynasty, as has been already mentioned, I found in one corner, among dried pumpkin-seeds, bunches.

The hand-writing, and certain internal evidences, leave no doubt in my mind, that it is a genuine production of the venerable historian of the New-Netherlands, written, very probably, during his residence at the Roost, in gratitude for the hospitality of its proprietor.

As such, I submit it for publication. Membership Incentives Returning & New Member Opportunity. Events & Catering Come celebrate with us. Wolfert’s Roost and Miscellanies The Bermudas A Shaksperian Research: by the Author of the Sketchbook The Bermudas have since received the name of the Somer Islands, as a tribute to his memory.

The accounts given by Captain Mathew Somers and his crew of the delightful climate, and the great beauty, fertility, and abundance of these. Wolfert’s Roost and Miscellanies A Chronicle of Wolfert’s Roost. mansion was thence called “Wolfert’s Rust”—Wolfert’s Rest; but in process of time, the name was vitiated into Wolfert’s Roost, probably from its quaint cock-loft look, or from its having a weather-cock perched on every gable.

from whom he derived many of. Washington Irving (April 3, - Novem ) was an American author of the early 19th century. Best known for his short stories The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip van Winkle (both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon), he was also a Released on: Janu Books > Nonfiction; Share - Wolfert's Roost, and Miscellanies by Washington Irving (, Hardcover) Wolfert's Roost, and Miscellanies by Washington Irving (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review.

About this product. Wolfert’s Roost and Miscellanies The Abencerrage A Spanish Tale Washington Irving. ON THE SUMMIT of a craggy hill, a spur of the mountains of Ronda, stands the castle of Allora, now a mere ruin, infested by bats and owlets, but in old times one of the strong border holds of the Christians, to keep watch upon the frontiers of the warlike.

Wolfert's Roost and Miscellanies by Washington Irving - Washington Irving (April 3, - Novem ) was an American author of the early 19th century. Wolferts Roost is more than just another Country Club; it is family, it is tradition, it is a home away from home.

Surrounded by the exciting colors traditional to upstate New York and overlooking the Berkshire Mountains, you would never know this peaceful and scenic atmosphere is conveniently located only minutes away from downtown Albany.

Washington Irving (April 3, - Novem ) was an American author of the early 19th century. Best known for his short stories The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip van Winkle (both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon), he was also a. Wolfert’s Roost and Miscellanies Sleepy Hollow The sage inhabitants of Sleepy Hollow had read in their Bible, which was the only book they studied, that labor was originally inflicted upon man as a punishment of sin; they regarded it, therefore, with pious abhorrence, and never humiliated themselves to it but in cases of extremity.

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Download a free audio book for yourself today. To the Editor of the Knickerbocker. SIR: I am somewhat of the same way of thinking, in regard to names, with that profound philosopher, Mr.

Shandy, the elder, who maintained that some inspired high thoughts and heroic aims, while others entailed irretrievable meanness and vulgarity; insomuch that a man might sink under the insignificance of his name, and be absolutely “Nicodemused into. Wolfert's Roost, and Miscellanies by Washington Irving.

Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Irving, Washington, Title: Wolfert's Roost, and Miscellanies Contents: Chronicle of Wolfert's Roost -- Sleepy Hollow -- Birds of spring -- Recollections of the Alhambra -- Abencerrage -- Enchanted island -- Adelantado of the Seven.

Wolfert’s Roost and Miscellanies The Knight of Malta Washington Irving. He had astronomical and chemical instruments, and black-letter books, in various languages. I found that he had dipped a little in chimerical studies and had a hankering after astrology and alchymy.

He affected to believe in dreams and visions, and delighted in the. Read "Wolfert's Roost and Miscellanies" by Washington Irving available from Rakuten Kobo. Sir: I have observed that as a man advances in life, he is subject to a kind of plethora of the mind, doubtless occasion.AT the dark and melancholy period when Don Roderick the Goth and his chivalry were overthrown on the banks of the Guadalete, and all Spain was overrun by the Moors, great was the devastation of churches and convents throughout that pious kingdom.

The miraculous fate of one of those holy piles is thus recorded in one of the authentic legends of those days.