The Villa On The Rhine (volume 1)

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byBerthold Auerbach

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869. Excerpt: ... fore the door, and the sons were at the gymnasium. The SevenPiper appeared immediately, and said somebody ought to go for his sons. Then the Doctor asked him how he was. "Ah, dear Doctor," rung out the answer, " it always happens that my youngest has the best voice." Then turning to Roland, he continued: "Yes, young master, I make my children rich too. Each one of them receives his hundred or two hundred songs for his inheritance; and if they can't get through the world with that capital, they're good for nothing." The sons came and struck up a merry song, so that the Doctor and Roland were overflowing with delight; and Erich, who quickly caught the melody, sang with them. The old man nodded to him, and at the conclusion of the song said: "You know how to sing too, Sir." The Doctor always had a bottle in his carriage, and now he brought it out, and all were in high spirits, and the Seven-Piper explained particularly to Roland that the best thing in the world is to be healthy and make music for one's self. The Doctor took his departure, and, as evening was coming on, Roland and Erich left the house with light hearts. The two eldest boys accompanied them to the shore, and, unfastening the boat, took them toward Villa Eden. The river was wonderfully stilL and clear, and mirrored the red clouds of evening. Erich sat quiet and alone. He had a happy hour, having no thoughts, and yet having everything. Roland's oar kept time to those of the Seven-Piper's sons; then they let the boat float along noiselessly with the tide. The stars were shining when they reached the Villa. CHAPTER IV., 1 THE PARABLE OF THE RICH YOUNG MAN. THE Architect came for Roland in the morning, and took him to the ruined castle, to make drawings under his direction. Herr Sonnenkamp reminded...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869. Excerpt: ... fore the door, and the sons were at the gymnasium. The SevenPiper appeared immediately, and said somebody ought to go for his ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:226 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.48 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217618804

ISBN - 13:9780217618809

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