Master Flea

Specimens of German Romance, Vol. II

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Author: E.T.A. Hoffmann
Published: 1826
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,847 / 142 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.5
LoC Category: PT
Downloads: 3,989
Added to site: 2010.05.03
mnybks.net#: 27591
Origin: gutenberg.org
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rted by some magic sleight into another world, in which he was to become at home. With eagerness he now fell upon every thing that he could get hold of respecting China, the Chinese, and Pekin; and having somewhere found the Chinese sounds described, he laboured to pronounce them according to the description, with a fine chanting voice; nay, he even endeavoured, by means of the paper-scissors, to give his handsome calimanco bed-gowns the Chinese cut as much as possible, that he might have the pleasure of walking the streets of Pekin in the fashion. Nothing else could excite his attention--to the great annoyance of his tutor, who just then wished to instil into him the history of the Hanseatic League, according to the express wish of Mr. Tyss; but the old gentleman found to his sorrow, that Peregrine was not to be brought out of Pekin, wherefore he brought Pekin out of the boy's chamber.

The elder Mr. Tyss had always considered it a bad omen that Peregrine, as a little child, should prefer counters to d

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