Christian Gellert, and other sketches. transl

Paperback | October 15, 2012

byBerthold Auerbach

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...host raised them, gave Thaddea one, and kept the other himself. Thaddea received the apple as a matter of course, and as she gazed upon its rosy cheeks, she said:--"How is your little son 1" "Quite well. And what I have to say besides..." Mine host of the Crown could say no more, for the little boy from Kirchzart, who was staying at the Cathedral-baker's, ran suddenly into the garden, and said: "Miss Thaddea, you must come to my aunt directly; she has something particular to tell you--this moment." "May I not accompany you?" said mine host. "No!" was the answer; but in the tone in which it was spoken, notwithstanding the decided negative, there was someting so cordial that mine host assented cheerfully. "I had so much to say to you," stammered he; but the maiden expressed to him with a look that he should say no more before the boy. She quickly drew her shawl round her, motioned to mine host to leave the garden, and hurried with the boy with swift steps away. Mine host moved a few strides after her, then stopped: there were many emotions within him, but above all rose the thought, "Why did you not tell her all at once? Oh! had you but done so! Then there had been no more deception, no further gulf between you!" He was so disheartened that he sat down on a heap of stones upon the road, and it pained him deeply that what he had hitherto concealed, must now, perforce, remain concealed. He himself appeared like a rejected, disowned child; and now he felt as if his child were sitting by him, and involuntarily he clutched with his hand at his side. No, it should not be. Quickly he rose up and went to the town; he knew where Thaddea was to be found, he could tell her even now: now it seemed not yet deception. AN UNEXPECTED MEETING. HILST mine...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...host raised them, gave Thaddea one, and kept the other himself. Thaddea received the apple as a matter of cours...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021718880X

ISBN - 13:9780217188807

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