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Memories of the Fatherland (Paperback) Loot Price: R234
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Memories of the Fatherland (Paperback): Anne Topham
Memories of the Fatherland (Paperback): Anne Topham

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Anne Topham

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... and obviously undergoing acute mental suffering. It seemed to me strangely characteristic of the man, that at a time when a cloud had obscured his popularity with his people, when he was smarting under the sense of having, with the very best intentions in the world, by his candid indiscretions, brought a storm of resentment and criticism upon his own head, at the moment when, if ever, a man needed to be alone with himself and his own thoughts, he had not thought fit to dispense with the attendance of his gentlemen, and had chosen a very conspicuous part of the Palace grounds in which to air the undoubted heaviness and depression of mind from which he was suffering. CHAPTER IX THE KAISER OOKING back across the intervening years I which separate me from the day in I902 when I first saw and spoke to the Kaiser, I try to recall my impressions of him before and after that time, the man as I pictured him in my mind, and the man I dis covered him to be during the seven years in which I had opportunities to sa, hear, and study that unique personality. He had seized my imagination, as he has seized that of many others. There was something so human, even in his blunders, something that kept him from the remoteness of other monarchs, who moved like well-regulated machinery across the vision of the world, keeping their proper places in the orbit of their respective spheres; but here was one who turned no merely oflicial face to the public, but put his own personality, his individual tastes and manner of thought candidly before it, who seemed to conceal nothing, to take every one into his confidence and be charmingly, indiscreetly frank and open. _ The German Emperor had long ago galvanized the:4 world into alert expectation, was alternately admired...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2013
First published: April 2013
Authors: Anne Topham
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 170
ISBN-13: 978-1-152-66912-3
Barcode: 9781152669123
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
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Books > History > General
LSN: 1-152-66912-5

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