Youth by Max HalbeYouth by Max Halbe


byMax Halbe

Paperback | January 6, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1916. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... a comfortable house-coat, is sitting at the table writing. The room is filled with pleasant morning light. Suddenly he looks up and pauses. From the drawing-room enter Father Gregor Von Schigorski, Annchen, and Amandus. The chaplain is in his vestments, Annchen in a gay, daintily coquettish kerchief and closely fitting cloak; she carries a prayer-book in her hand. Amandus has a Polish cap on his head. Annchen [runs up to her uncle]. Good morning, uncle dear! [Kisses his hand.] Father Von Schigorski [at the same time taking off his priest's cap]. Jesus Christ be praised! Hoppe [murmuring in a low tone]. In eternity, amen. [Aloud]: Good morning, young lady! [Looks at his watch.] You folks are late, late! The mass should be over not later than half-past seven. . . . Well, well, Amandus, what's the matter with your hat? [amandus stands there with his cap on his head, grinning.] Annchen [goes up to him, takes his cap off]. Prosza, Kochannel When you come into the room, you must take your hat off. How often shall I have to tell you that, Amandus? There, now, say good morning to uncle! Quickly! [Pushes him toward her uncle.] Amandus [grinning]. Morning, uncle. [Kisses his hand, grins again.] Hoppe [jocosely]. Good morning, my young friend! Schigorski [who up to this time has been standing at the table by the sofa looking on, to Annchen, smiling]. How much has to go into his poor, poor brain, Panna Annuschka! Oh, such a strict mistress! Amandus [looks out of the window]. Shines beautiful to-day . . . beautiful sun--[with pantomime]. Warm! [Rushes suddenly out of the door, puts his head in again, cries with a grin]: Spring, isn't it? . . . [Makes a questioning gesture, disappears.] Annchen [calling after him]. Yes, spring, brother dear, spring! [Joyously.] Off h...
Title:YouthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:28 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217421180

ISBN - 13:9780217421188