Dorothy Parker smoke, drank, and slept around—in short, everything her male colleagues in the Algonquin Round Table were doing.
Her first book, a memoir of her two years working at a boarding school in Jordan, will be published by Algonquin Books in 2011.
I had asked him back on that winter day while we were warming ourselves with tea at the Algonquin if he was in love.
As one Democratic policy consultant puts it, “They are as ancient as Gertrude Stein in Paris or the Algonquin in New York.”
Back when he was appearing in Equus on Broadway, I met him for tea at the Algonquin Hotel.
Their language, which is similar to that spoken by their cousins, the Plain Crees, is also a dialect of the Algonquin tongue.
The Black Hawk war in 1836 was the end of the Algonquin resistance.
A story is told of a young Algonquin brave whose bride died on the day fixed for their wedding.
They are called Saulteaux, and are a subdivision of the great Algonquin family.
I wish you could have been with me to-day on Algonquin, for we had a perfectly lovely ride.
one of an Indian people living near the Ottawa River in Canada, 1620s, from French Algonquin, perhaps a contraction of Algoumequin, from Micmac algoomeaking "at the place of spearing fish and eels." But Bright suggests Maliseet (Algonquian) elægomogwik "they are our relatives or allies."
Algonquian (1885) was the name taken by ethnologists to describe a large group of North American Indian peoples, including this tribe. Algonquin Hotel (59 W. 44th St., Manhattan) opened 1902 and named by manager Frank Case for the tribe that had lived in that area. A circle of journalists, authors, critics, and wits began meeting there daily in 1919 and continued through the twenties; they called themselves "The Vicious Circle," but to others they became "The Round Table."