The Marvellous History of the Shadowless Man and The Cold Heart

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Author: Wilhelm Hauff
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,924 / 129 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.9
LoC Categories: PT, AC
Downloads: 678
Added to site: 2010.05.03
mnybks.net#: 27579
Origin: gutenberg.org
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tioned quality, solidity. The science of finance instructs us sufficiently as to the value of money: the value of a shadow is less generally acknowledged. My thoughtless friend was covetous of money, of which he knew the value, and forgot to think of solid substance. It was his wish that the lesson which he had paid for so dearly should be turned to our profit; and his bitter experience calls to us with a loud voice. Think of the solid--the substantial!"

In Peter Schlemihl, it is practically admitted by all literary critics, Chamisso drew his own portrait, not only with regard to external appearance but also in a moral sense. He is supposed to have described his own sufferings, the sufferings of a man who has lost his fatherland and nationality, and is an exile. Peter Schlemihl, the shadowless man, at last finds consolation and reconciliation in wandering over the face of earth. Here again the author mirrors his own yearning in a moment when--in the tumult of war--he, a German Frenchman or a F

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