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1877. Excerpt: ... "No, and even if, one day, a green lantern
should come for us, we are still ready." Out of the days of their
separation, out of their hours of sorrow, Jacob and Magdalen gained
a new happiness, as if they had just for the first time fully and
entirely achieved the possession of each other. CHAPTER XXXI.
Albert On His Trial-trip. THE days slipped away in the old, quiet
order; the only child that still remained in the house, Lisbeth the
nestling, had already got along so far in the art of reading as to
be able to read the newspaper aloud, but, to be sure, it was not
Albert after all, and in the summer of 1866 one did not properly
need any newspaper at all. At that time the military trains were
going to and fro; day and night one had to be upon his post, and
neighbor Sweet regretted not being any longer in the military, he
would have been glad, too, of a chance to give the Prussians a
peppering. Neighbor Maier, on the contrary, was very much
exasperated at the war, he looked upon it as a war between
Catholics and Evangelicals, and now for _the first time they
learned that Sweet was a Catholic, only, to please his wife, he had
had his child baptized an Evangelical. Jacob had, this long time,
had a mild sensation of being wedged in between two kinds of
arrogance. Sweet had the soldierly, Maier the religious form of
arrogance, and Jacob had to submit to be schooled and scolded, too,
by both colleagues. The troops and their leaders, who were trundled
along to and fro on the railroad here, little dreamed what odd
colloquies, well-nigh degenerating into bitter hatreds, were
carried on here by the flagmen. Magdalen had heard in Heister's
house much talk about the sad state of things in the fatherland,
and particularly had it remained impressed on her mind, how Heis...
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