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3 edition of Mummers in Mufti found in the catalog.

Mummers in Mufti

by Philip Curtiss

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11765909M
    ISBN 101417995904
    ISBN 109781417995905

    Their work spread throughout Europe, and mummers began to spread throughout England in the 15th century. The informal roots of mummery eventually led to traveling bands of actors -- players, jongleurs, minstrels and their helpers -- who performed at fairs, holiday celebrations and other events to . Ancient Origins articles related to mummers in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. (Page of tag mummers).

    Books > Fiction & Literature. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab. On Christmas Eve, a group of costumed mummers-or actors-arrive at Torlinghurst where they will perform for Jack Beaufort, the new Duke of Cranmore. The mummers have gone from manor to manor in hopes of getting paid for their shows in drink, pies, and pennies. But among them is .

    These wanders (mummers) went door to door to entertain in the hopes of receiving a donation. This tradition trickled into England and Ireland, and thus was carried to Newfoundland by those who settled in the province. Each Christmas in Newfoundland you can expect a few folks dressed up as mummers knocking on your door. Mummers and the practice of Mummering were popular through the mid s in the northeastern United States. Although the custom has ancient origins, most of the men participating in the pageantry in the U.S. weren’t aware of that fact, according to Jim Johnson, who is senior manager of creative programs at Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield.


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Mummers in Mufti by Philip Curtiss Download PDF EPUB FB2

My dear sister-in-law, with whom I quarrel, tooth and nail, about such vital subjects as the Puritan viewpoint, the mentality of Irish terriers, and the dates of the Soudan campaign, but with whom I agree devoutly in a deep love for what can be and sometimes is a.

Mummers in Mufti/Chapter and I want to sit on a broad piazza with pillows and books and have servants four deep bringing me iced tea and macaroons. And I want you there in very swanky gray tweeds—white riding breeches probably and mahogany boots—looking absolutely useless—just as you used to look.

Why did you ask?". Mummers in Mufti by Philip Curtiss Chapter They run largely to lounges and divans—and shelves of new books." The doctor laughed. "Then you intend to live there. Mrs. Bellsmith is going to give up her career?" "For a time at least," replied Bellsmith.

"I am the one who has got the career just at present. Mummers in Mufti by Philip Curtiss. Publication date Publisher Century Co. Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of New York Public Library Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the Mummers in Mufti book York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate 10 Pages: Mummers in Mufti book in Mufti by Philip Curtiss As he had pointed out on the previous Sunday evening, it was the nearest thing which had ever existed to a complete "book" of "Eleanor" and, little as it was, most of it had become obsolete before it had even been put in rehearsal.

Beside it stood a very much higher pile of orchestral music in manuscript. Mummers in Mufti/Chapter From Wikisource Sitting now in Bellsmith's warm library, from the very wealth of the hangings, the great marble mantel, the books on the shelves, he was visibly expanding with an emotion reaching almost to inspiration.

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The Philadelphia Mummers Parade is believed to be one of the oldest folk festivals in America, and a tradition that has been going on since the time of ancient Egyptians.

However, the word Mummer can be traced back to ancient Greece. It is derived from Momus, the personification of satire and mockery. It’s also found Read more». High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles. Valli Valli, born Valli Knust (11 February - 4 November ), was a musical comedy actress and silent film performer born in Berlin, Germany.

She was descended from an old English family and lived most of her life in England. Her brother was a captain in the Royal Fusiliers, who fought for the British in France in World War I. ‘And in come the mummers, faces muffled and painted, outlandishly costumed in multicolored skirts, frock coats, long-johns, turned jackets, stuffed pants.’ ‘George and the Dragon was played all over the country by bands of mummers, who would blacken their faces with soot and wear animal masks and ragged costumes - some morris dance groups.

Valli Valli, born Valli Knust (11 February – 4 November ), was a musical comedy actress and silent film performer born in Berlin, was descended from an old English family and lived most of her life in England. Her brother was a captain in the Royal Fusiliers, who fought for the British in France in World War sisters Lulu (–) and Ida were both actresses.

This is a nice book with an interesting history of the parade and organizations who participate in it. Great background information lends insight in the to political nightmares of staging it and excellent facts about the roots of the Mummers s: 6.

Philip Everett Curtiss (Ap - ) was a politician, novelist, and newspaper reporter in Connecticut. He was born in Hartford, Connecticut. A Republican, he served in the General Assembly of the Connecticut Legislature from until and was a trial justice and justice of the peace in Norfolk, Connecticut from until He also had his stories published in.

Mummers are actors, entertainers, and performers in Westeros and the Free Cities. Mummers can be found across the Seven Kingdoms and the Free Cities. They entertain at feasts and at tournaments, or give street performances, and some even operate at permanent playhouses.

"Mummers" is a broad term, and there are in fact many sub-types of mummers which produce a wide range of. Mumming play, also called mummers’ play, traditional dramatic entertainment, still performed in a few villages in England and Northern Ireland, in which a champion is killed in a fight and is then brought to life by a is thought likely that the play has links with primitive ceremonies held to mark important stages in the agricultural year.

Mummer definition, a person who wears a mask or fantastic costume while merrymaking or taking part in a pantomime, especially at Christmas and other festive seasons. See more. The number one email question I receive this time of year is “How can I have the Mummers play at my event”.

I realized that in all of my time running the Mr. Mummer blog, I never posted how to book a string band for an event. Everyone knows that string bands perform public events [ ]. Mummers' plays are folk plays performed by troupes of amateur actors, traditionally all male, known as mummers or guisers (also by local names such as rhymers, pace-eggers, soulers, tipteerers, wrenboys, and galoshins).It refers particularly to a play in which a number of characters are called on stage, two of whom engage in a combat, the loser being revived by a doctor character.

Mr Mummer. 7, likes 4 talking about this. Lifelong fan of the Philadelphia Mummers. I share mummers history, news, photos and videos. Live tweeting the Mummers Parade. Philadelphia. Mummer definition is - a performer in a pantomime; broadly: actor. How to use mummer in a sentence.

Strictly speaking, a mummer is an actor in a traditional seasonal folk play. The term is also humorously (or derogatorily) applied to any actor. Mummer may also refer to. A participant in the New Year's Day Mummers Parade in Philadelphia, USA, and other similar festivals; A participant in the Newfoundland and Labrador Christmas time tradition of mummering.

A person who dons a disguising costume, as for a parade or a festival. An actor in a pantomime; one who communicates entirely through gesture and facial expression.Fielde, Adele Marion, “舞 (bú)”, in A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones, Shanghai: American Presbyterian.NORFOLK, Conn., May 24—Philip Everett Curtiss, a nov‐elist, a former legislator and a retired justice, died last night in the Litchfield County Hos‐pital in Winsted.