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The Convicts and Their Children (Paperback) Loot Price: R387
Discovery Miles 3 870
The Convicts and Their Children (Paperback): Berthold Auerbach

The Convicts and Their Children (Paperback)

Berthold 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. 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...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Berthold Auerbach
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 74
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-49246-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-49246-5
Barcode: 9781150492464

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