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Christmas at Bracebridge Hall

Washington Irving

Christmas at Bracebridge Hall

by Washington Irving

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Published by Angelica Press in Brooklyn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Christmas stories.,
    • Christmas -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published in 1820 as part of the author"s Sketch book under title: Old Christmas.

      StatementWashington Irving.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS2069 .C4 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination70 p. :
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5235600M
      LC Control Number75306227

      It describes Christmas Day, , at Bracebridge Hall in Yorkshire, England. The member cast of the Bracebridge may outnumber even Lord Bracebridge's extensive staff. One minute they move diners to tears with an a capella rendition of "O Holy Night.".   The Keeping of Christmas at Bracebridge Hall (Classic Reprint) Washington Irving No preview available - The Keeping of Christmas at Bracebridge Hall (Classic Reprint) Under another pseudonym, Geoffrey Crayon, he wrote The Sketch-book, which included essays about English folk customs, essays about the American Indian, and the two.

        Christmas Eve Washington Irving (–) Christmas: from the Sketch Book of Bracebridge, who extends an invitation to enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas hosted by his father, “the Squire” of Bracebridge Hall. (One of Irving’s other holiday stories. Bracebridge Hall by Irving, Washington and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      The reader, if he has perused the volumes of the Sketch Book, will probably recollect something of the Bracebridge family, with which I once passed a Christmas. I am now on another visit at the Hall, having been invited to a wedding which is shortly to take place.   The ghosts of Christmas’s Present and Yet to Come, A Christmas Carol, But Dickens is clearly feeding off an older tradition. It is one which Henry Irving refers to in his Keeping of Christmas at Bracebridge Hall. An American traveller visits an English country squire who has revived old traditions of Christmas as a social gathering for Author: Ancient-Origins.


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Christmas at Irving’s Bracebridge Hall is overseen by Squire Bracebridge, a genial host who likes to eat, dance, and encourage his guests in “the old games of hoodman blind, shoe the wild mare, hot cockles, steal the white loaf, Bob apple, and snap dragon.”.

The keeping of Christmas at Bracebridge hall. by Washington Irving,C. (Charles Edmund). illus Brock. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *. The reader, if he has perused the volumes of the Sketch Book, will probably recollect something of the Bracebridge family, with which I once passed a Christmas.

I am now on another visit at the Hall, having been invited to a wedding which is shortly to take place. The squire's second son, Guy, a fine, spirited young captain in the army, is about to. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Old Christmas and Bracebridge Hall From The Sketch-book of Washington Irving by at the best online.

The Keeping of Christmas at Bracebridge Hall by Irving, Washington Seller The Old Mill Bookshop Published Condition Bound in Publisher's deluxe gilt. "Bracebridge Hall" is a follow-up to "Old Christmas" which looks at the lifestyle of the rich, country dwellers, their servants, friends and neighbors.

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The reader, if he has perused the volumes of the Sketch Book, will probably recollect something of the Bracebridge family, with which I once passed a Christmas. I am now on another visit at the Hall, having been invited to a wedding which is shortly to take place.

Old Christmas and Bracebridge Hall by Irving, Washington, ; Caldecott, Randolph,ill. Publication date Topics Christmas stories Publisher London: Macmillan Collection newyorkpubliclibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor Pages: About the Book.

Also entitled "The Humorists, A Medley", this was written inwhile he lived in England, and published in in England and U.S.A. ().An episodic collection of sketches suggested by his visit to the Bracebridge family at Aston Hall, near Birmingham, England.