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The German Classics of The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. II

Masterpieces of German Literature Translated into English

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Author: Kuno Francke
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 176,124 / 503 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.8
LoC Category: PN
Series: German Classics
Downloads: 2,190
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8244
Origin: gutenberg.org
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leasure and advantage. I will say nothing of the expense. In any case, if he came to us, it would be but small; and you know he will be of no inconvenience to us at all. He can have his own rooms in the right wing of the castle, and everything else can be arranged as simply as possible. What shall we not be thus doing for him! and how agreeable and how profitable may not his society prove to us! I have long been wishing for a plan of the property and the grounds. He will see to it, and get it made. You intend yourself to take the management of the estate, as soon as our present steward's term is expired; and that, you know, is a serious thing. His various information will be of immense benefit to us; I feel only too acutely how much I require a person of this kind. The country people have knowledge enough, but their way of imparting it is confused, and not always honest. The students from the towns and universities are sufficiently clever and orderly, but they are deficient in personal experience. From my fri

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