Pennsylvania Dutch And Other Essays


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  • ISBN-13: 9781498029834
  • Publisher: Literary Licensing LLC
  • Publication date: 3/30/2014
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,200,200
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

"Pennsylvania Dutch" (Properly German) 11
Language 11
Religion 13
History of a Sect 18
Politics 20
Festivals 22
Weddings 24
Quiltings 29
"Singings" 31
Farming 33
Farmers' Wives 36
Holidays 45
Public Schools 47
Manners and Customs 49
Additional Remarks 53
An Amish Meeting 59
Swiss Exiles 70
Books 71
Menno Symons 74
William of Orange 75
Persecution in Zurich and Berne 78
The States-General 83
Alsace and the Palatinate 87
William Penn 88
"Connystogoe" 91
Harmony among Sects 95
Mennonite Church History 99
Traditions 100
Russian Mennonites 102
Mennonites in Germany 106
The Dunker Love-Feast 112
Electing a Preacher 119
The Feet-Washing 123
The Kiss of Peace 125
The Communion 126
River Brethren 134
Brinser Brethren 136
Ephrata 138
Conrad Beissel 138
Peter Miller 145
Publications 152
Zinzendorf's Visit 155
The Buildings now standing 163
Old Clock 166
Bethlehem and the Moravians 173
Festivals 176
The Graveyard 183
Old Recollections 185
Old Buildings 198
Miscellaneous Remarks 200
Historical Note 203
Schwenkfelders 206
Meeting-House and Graveyard 207
Books 210
History 212
Journey to America 224
Anniversary or Yearly Meeting 226
Customs 230
Doctrines 234
Additional Remarks 239
A Friend 244
Cousin Jemima 260
The Miners of Scranton 268
Superstitions 270
Hardships 272
Amusements 274
Wives and Children 281
Fare 285
Aspirations 288
Culture 292
Strikes 295
Irish Farmers 304
A Farm-House in the County Cork 307
Another Farmer 325
A Castle 327
The Southwest 333
Michael McBride 337
To and in Dublin 340
English 344
Farms and Farmers 350
The Church and Rector 356
Dissenters 360
Taxes and Tithes 363
Schools 365
Miscellaneous 372
Peculiarities of Speech 379
Appendix 381
The Pennsylvania German Dialect 381
Proper Names 391
Politics 393
Yankees 394
Thrift 395
Charms and Superstitions 397
Medical Superstitions 401
Holidays 404
Easter 404
Halloween 405
Peltz Nickel 407
New Year 407
The Plainer Sects 408
The People Contrasted 414
Miscellaneous 415
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