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Titan: A Romance

Vol. II of II

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Author: Jean Paul
Published: 1863
Language: English
Wordcount: 156,769 / 451 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.3
LoC Category: PT
Downloads: 750
Added to site: 2011.10.05 30853
Genre: Romance

The third edition of this version, translated into english by Charles T. Brooks.

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e, too, pressed after, held back, however, by the arms of chamberlains,--even drawn back by her court-dames holding her train,--then could the Librarian easily afford to dismiss all anxiety.

Albano's tossing soul imaged the confused court world as still more wild and misshapen than it was. He heard the princely cousins, even the future successor to chair and throne, wish their cousin Luigi health, a happy marriage, and sequel thereto, although they, through their friend,--a living succession-poison,[8]--had caused so much of these three things to be taken away from him that they could assign him precisely their cold-blooded kinswoman as crown-guard of their next succession. He heard the same marriage-songs from all court Pestitzers, who, like a muscle, manifested a special effort to make themselves short. He saw how lightly, coldly, and with what malicious pleasure, the Prince, although with the feeling that he should soon drown in his dropsy, his water or fat in the limbs, carried off all the lies. O,



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