Stories by German Authors, vol 2

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Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,495 / 137 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 531
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Origin: gutenberg.org

CHRISTIAN GELLERT'S LASTCHRISTMAS ...... BY BERTHOLD AUERBACH
A GHETTO VIOLET ..... BY LEOPOLD KOMPERT
THE SEVERED HAND .... BY WILHELM HAUFF
PETER SCHLEMIHL..... BY ADELBERT VON CHAMISSO

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t, and yet must read; and so in winter he lies in bed with an empty stomach, until day is far advanced; and he has his book before him, and first he takes out one hand to hold his book, and then, when that is numb with cold, the other. Ah! tongue cannot tell how poorly the man must live; and yet your brother has told me, if he has but a few pounds, he doesn't think at all of himself; he always looks out for one still poorer than he is, and then gives all away: and he's always engaged in aiding and assisting others. Oh! dear, and yet he is so poor! May be at this moment he is hungry and cold; and he is said to be in ill-health, besides."

"Wife, I would willingly do the man a good turn if I could. If, now, he had some land, I could plough, and sow, and reap, and carry, and thresh by the week together for him. I should like to pay him attention in such a way that he might know there was at least one who cared for him. But his profession is one in which I can't be of any use to him."

"Well, just see

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