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" The renowned Wouter (or Walter) Van Twiller was descended from a long line of Dutch burgomasters who had successively dozed away their lives and grown fat upon the bench of magistracy in Rotterdam, and who had comported themselves with such singular wisdom... "
The Edinburgh Monthly Review - Page 238
1821
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 8

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1810 - 446 pages
...portrait of Wouter Van Twitter. " The renowned WOUTEH (or Walter) VAN TVVILLER was descended from a long line of dutch burgomasters, who had successively dozed...of all sage magistrates and rulers. "His surname of Tvvlller, is said to be a corruption of the original Twijfler, which in English means dovbter ia name...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volumes 8-9

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1810 - 874 pages
...portrait of H'outer Van Tiinller. "The renowned WOUTER (or Walter) VAN TWILLEE was descended from a long line of dutch burgomasters, who had successively dozed...the object of ambition of all sage magistrates and rnlers. "His surname of T wilier, is said to be a corruption of the original Tinijftcr, which in English...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 8

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1810 - 444 pages
...portrait of IVouter Van Twiller. " The renowned WOUTER (or Walter) VAN TWILLER was descended from a long line of dutch burgomasters, who had successively dozed...propriety, that they were never either heard or talked of—which, next to being universally applauded, should be the object of ambition of all sage magistrates...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1812 - 306 pages
...upon the bench of magiftracy in Rotterdam 5 and who had comported themfelves with fuch fingular wifdom and propriety, that they were never either heard or talked of — which, next to being univerfally applauded, fhould be the object of ambition of all fage magiftrates and rulers. His furname...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the ..., Volumes 1-2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 532 pages
...lovely island of Manna-hata! The renowned Wouter (or Walter) Van Twiller was descended from a long line of Dutch burgomasters, who had successively dozed...Twiller is said to be a corruption of the original Twijjier, which in English means doubter; a name admirably descriptive of his deliberative habits....
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1820 - 540 pages
...the lovely island of Manna-hata! The renowned Wouter (or Walter) Van Twiller was descended from along line of Dutch burgomasters, who had successively dozed...of all sage magistrates and rulers. His surname of T wilier is said to be a corruption of the original Twijrfler, which in English means doubter ; a name...
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A History of New York,: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1820 - 538 pages
...lovely island of Manna-hata! The renowned Wouter (or Walter) Van Twiller was descended from a long line of Dutch burgomasters, who had successively dozed...propriety that they were never either heard or talked of—which, next to being universally applauded, should be the object of ambition of all sage magistrates...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821 - 732 pages
...found copied by men iu office. " The renowned Wouter (or Walter) Van Twiller was descended from a long line of Dutch burgomasters, who had successively dozed...Twiller is said to be a corruption of the original Twijjler, which, in English, means doubter ; a name admirably descriptive of his deliberative habits....
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1821 - 414 pages
...lovely island of Manna-hata ! The renowned Wouter (or Walter) Van Twiller, was descended from a long line of Dutch burgomasters, who had successively dozed...universally applauded, should be the object of ambition to all sage magistrates and rulers. His surname of Twiller, is said to be a corruption of the original...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1821 - 414 pages
...sweet days of simplicity and ease, which never more will dawn on the lovely island of Manna-hata ! had comported themselves with such singular wisdom...universally applauded, should be the object of ambition to all sage magistrates and rulers, His surname of Twiller, is said to be a corruption of the original...
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