WorldCat Identities

Comfort, William Wistar 1874-1955

Overview
Works: 65 works in 278 publications in 3 languages and 6,634 library holdings
Genres: Arthurian romances  History  Biography  Drama  Romances  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Legends  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works about William Wistar Comfort
 
Most widely held works by William Wistar Comfort
Arthurian romances by Chrétien( Book )

59 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in English and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the publisher. The 12th-century poet Chrétien de Troyes is chiefly responsible for the preservation of Arthurian myth and its eminent role in European literature. This sensitive translation of his verse narratives features four romances. Its tales of Lancelot and early Grail legends offer lively, accessible views of the ideals of French chivalry
William Penn and our liberties by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

22 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Penn, 1644-1718, a tercentenary estimate by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

25 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first graders learn to accept the new boy, who is blind, as just like themselves
French romantic plays by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

9 editions published between 1923 and 1961 in English and French and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just among Friends; the Quaker way of life by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

13 editions published between 1941 and 1968 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quakers in the modern world by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

8 editions published between 1949 and 1952 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French romantic prose by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

7 editions published between 1928 and 1963 in English and French and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Quakers : a brief account of their influence on Pennsylvania by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

11 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is a dream : La vida es sueño by Pedro Calderón de la Barca( Book )

12 editions published between 1904 and 1989 in Spanish and English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calderon spins a metaphysical tale about Segisimund, who is imprisoned by his father, the King, because it is prophesied that Segisimund would become a tyrant. One day the King relents and Segisimund awakens from his nightmare to find himself crown prince. His actions prove the prophesy correct, and he is banished once again, where he convinces himself that everything that has happened to him is but a dream. He subsequently escapes and learns to rule wisely
The Quaker persuasion: yesterday, today, tomorrow; a handbook for Friends and friends of the Friends by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric and Enid by Chrétien( Book )

11 editions published between 1913 and 1951 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Clermont assizes of 1665; a merry account of a grim court; being a translation of Abbé Fléchier's Mémoires sur las grands jours d'Auvergne by Esprit Fléchier( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les maîtres de la critique littéraire ai XIX siècle by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

2 editions published in 1909 in French and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Grellet, 1773-1855 by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

4 editions published between 1942 and 1946 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Arthurian Romances : Erec et Enide -- Cliges -- Yvain or, The Knight with the Lion -- Lancelot or, The Knight of the Cart by Chrétien( )

5 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Birth of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. "'My good sir, is she your daughter then?' 'Yes, but don't pay any attention to what she says, ' said the lord. 'She's a child - a silly, foolish thing.' 'Indeed, ' said my lord Gawain, 'then I'd be very ill-mannered not to do what she wants." Arthurian Romances by Chrťien de Troyes is a collection of short stories set in the Early Middle Ages, in England. They follow the path of several knights - including Lancelot's father - through adulthood focusing on their romantic affairs. What tests will the knights encounter in order to prove themselves worthy of a woman's love?
The quest of the holy grail( Book )

5 editions published between 1926 and 1970 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exercises in French prose composition by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

4 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De l'universalité de la langue française by Antoine Rivarol( Book )

5 editions published in 1919 in French and English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Practical French composition, with idioms and vocabulary by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Quaker way of life by William Wistar Comfort( Book )

3 editions published between 1945 and 1952 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A forgetful chicken, off to pick blackberries for his mother, almost comes home with flies, weeds, or clover blossoms instead
 
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Arthurian romances
Alternative Names
Comfort W. W.

Comfort, W. W. 1874-1955

Comfort, W. W. (William Wistar), 1874-1955

Comfort, W. Wistar

Comfort, William W.

William Wistar Comfort Former president of Haverford College

William Wistar Comfort Translator, former president of Haverford College

Wistar Comfort, William 1874-1955

Languages
English (187)

French (12)

Spanish (11)

Covers
The Quakers : a brief account of their influence on PennsylvaniaFour Arthurian Romances : Erec et Enide -- Cliges -- Yvain or, The Knight with the Lion -- Lancelot or, The Knight of the Cart