In the Fire of the Forge

A Romance of Old Nuremberg

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Author: Georg Ebers
Language: English
Wordcount: 154,354 / 444 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 802
Added to site: 2006.10.18
mnybks.net#: 14951

Translated from the German by Mary J. Safford

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his tall, powerful figure for a long time. Her heart throbbed faster, and she felt more deeply than ever how warmly she loved him. He moved as though some heavy burden of care bowed his strong shoulders. She would fain have hastened after him, clung to him, and asked what troubled him, what he was concealing from her who was ready to share everything with him, but the Frauenthor, through which he entered the city, already hid him from her gaze.

She turned back into the room with a faint sigh. It could scarcely be solely anxiety about his expected goods that burdened her lover's mind. True, his weak, arrogant mother, and still more his grandmother, the daughter of a count, who lived with them in the Eysvogel house and still ruled her daughter as if she were a child, had opposed her engagement to Wolff, but their resistance had ceased since the betrothal. On the other hand, she had often heard that Fran Eysvogel, the haughty mother, dowerless herself, had many poor and extravagant relations besides her

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