twiller

twiller

(TWitter thrILLER) A novel distributed to followers as consecutive Twitter messages (tweets). See Twitterese.
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Wouter Van Twiller, the directorgeneral of the Dutch settlement who succeeded Peter Minuit in 1633, established a tobacco farm on 200 acres of the property, which he called Bossen Bouwerie (Farm in the Woods) (4).
The two opening chapters provide a measure of contextual background and a cursory survey of the tentative beginnings of the New Netherland colony from Hudson's explorations in 1609 of Upper New York Bay and the river subsequently named after him until the recall of Director Wouter van Twiller [1633-1637] in 1637.
Built in 1828 and landmarked in 1969, the Wilson Hunt House is one of a group of nine Federal houses on a site that was once the farm of Annetje Jans, to whom it was granted in 1636 by Dutch Director General, Van Twiller.
One piece caught Webster's eye when Irving ala Knickerbocker described the famous, but ancient, Dutch governor of New Netherlands - Wouter Van Twiller as being "...
Of course, there was more to Webster's assessment than Van Twiller. Irving had strong ties with Europe and especially Spain.
This long, narrow island, which is nowhere more than three blocks wide, has been an anomaly ever since the Dutch governor of New Amsterdam, Wouter van Twiller, purchased it from the Canarsie Indians, when it was called Hog Island.
In a parallel transaction, the gas-fired power plant at the mill site is being sold to Van Twiller B.V., a Dutch subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, the US-based investment bank.
The male members of the cast, with the exception of Paul Mullins' crisply done Ralph Twiller, who's been fiercely bit by the acting bug, tend to get lost in the shuffle.
Probably unnecessary are footnotes that identify Wouter Van Twiller, Sam Weller, the delectable mountains, de Tocqueville, Nebuchadnezzar, the authors of Pendennis and Bleak House and "The Raven," popular phrases from Hamlet, Othello, The Tempest, Julius Caesar, Hiawatha, and "Thanatopsis," or that explain Johnsonian style and Emerson's 1855 letter to the unknown Whitman.
The American tall tale made its formal bow in Washington Irving's History of New York by Diedrich Knickerbocker (1809), with its profile of Governor Wouter Van Twiller, for example, who was "exactly five feet six inches in height and six feet five inches in circumference." Generally, however, it is held that the tall tale first began to flourish on the Western frontier, a land without history about which travelers were eager to believe anything.
Van Twiller, born in Holland, was governor of New Netherland from 1633 to 1637.