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[EPUB] ✵ The Story of New Netherland By William Elliot Griffis – Appomattox-campaign.co An excerpt from the beginning of thePREFACELet us understand the difference between Germany and Holland the Dutch and the Germans separate history from fairy tales and distinguish jokes from factsDespAn excerpt from the beginning of thePREFACELet us understand the difference between Germany and Holland the Dutch and the Germans separate history from fairy tales and distinguish jokes from factsDespite official documents book titles and memorial tablets there was never any such place or state as New Netherlands nor any admiral named van Tromp nor any Dutch clergyman with the title of Dominie The word schnapps was not in the Dutchman's vocabulary nor did Hollanders ever talk Pennsylvania German — as is represented in the stage dialect of Rip van Winkle The earliest settlers of New Netherland did not smoke tobacco The Dutch folks of New Amsterdam did not associate Santa Claus with Christmas but on the 6th of December they celebrated St Nicholas’s Day and on the 25th of the same month the birthday of the Christ The hardy active men who made New Netherland were not fat or old or stupid fellows They were young men lithe alert and venturesome The first comers knew little or nothing about tobacco though they uickly learned its use from the Indians and even smoked the homegrown article presented to them by the Pilgrims of Massachusetts Not one of them pronounced the syllable dam in Amsterdam or Rotterdam as if he were swearing in EnglishMost of the grotesue stories about the Holl.

Anders in New Amsterdam grew up in late times long after Dutch ceased to be spoken in America Then their geographical names were corrupted and a luxuriant crop of mythology like fungus gave the funny fellows their chance Then the vulgarity and dregs of Dutch speech with much of its snap and vitality also entered into American English Then schnapps a German word Dominie a Scotch spelling of the Latin Domine and van Tromp with his legendary broom — prefix and besom being both purely British inventions — came into our speech to corrupt English Then young Washington Irving without having seen any but the southern portion of decadent Holland took the world wide myth of Rip from the Shop which has nothing in it peculiarly Dutch out of its setting in Germany located it in the Catskills and made a funny picture of New Netherland men and ways What if he had got hold of Pilgrims or Puritans first?In hundreds of volumes purporting to be serious history Irving's comic supplement to the early history of New York is uoted as both fact and truth Its coloring has been accepted as exact by so called American historians Darley's caricatures and Boughton's delicious jokes on canvas have kept up the illusion With such material historiographers taking themselves seriously pieced out their narra.

story mobile netherland epub The Story ebok of New pdf Story of New epub The Story of New Netherland EpubAnders in New Amsterdam grew up in late times long after Dutch ceased to be spoken in America Then their geographical names were corrupted and a luxuriant crop of mythology like fungus gave the funny fellows their chance Then the vulgarity and dregs of Dutch speech with much of its snap and vitality also entered into American English Then schnapps a German word Dominie a Scotch spelling of the Latin Domine and van Tromp with his legendary broom — prefix and besom being both purely British inventions — came into our speech to corrupt English Then young Washington Irving without having seen any but the southern portion of decadent Holland took the world wide myth of Rip from the Shop which has nothing in it peculiarly Dutch out of its setting in Germany located it in the Catskills and made a funny picture of New Netherland men and ways What if he had got hold of Pilgrims or Puritans first?In hundreds of volumes purporting to be serious history Irving's comic supplement to the early history of New York is uoted as both fact and truth Its coloring has been accepted as exact by so called American historians Darley's caricatures and Boughton's delicious jokes on canvas have kept up the illusion With such material historiographers taking themselves seriously pieced out their narra.

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PDF/EPUB The Story of New Netherland PDF È Story of New ✓ appomattox campaign.co ✓ American orientalist Congregational minister lecturerGriffis was an English and Latin language tutor for Tarō Kusakabe a young samurai from the province of Echizen In September 1870 Griffis was invited to Japan to organize schools along modern lines

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