Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Studien und Plaudereien im Vaterland

Second Series

Cover image for


Author: Sigmon Stern
Published: 1881
Language: German
Wordcount: 82,314 / 283 pg
LoC Category: PF
Downloads: 375
Added to site: 2011.11.14 30991
Genre: Language

This is the second series of an introduction to German for English–speaking children. It was aimed at well–to–do American children of the late 19th century. Even though nearly the entire book is in German, an English speaker can read the book cover–to–cover without any other reference work. This is a remarkable feat of authorship.

Show Excerpt

er Sprache.

Louis: So?

* * *

Otto: Ihre Worte machen Louis glücklich; nicht wahr, mein Bruder?

Louis: Ja, -- ich habe wieder Mut. Ich muß wieder lernen und schnell und perfekt lernen; denn -- Wissen Sie nicht, Herr Meister, daß Bruder Albert hier ist?

Herr Meister: Wirklich?

Louis: Ja, er ist letzten Donnerstag angekommen.

Herr Meister: Nun, das freut mich. Ihre Eltern sind wohl recht glücklich?

Louis: Ja, -- und wir alle. Otto, Schwester Martha und ich.

Herr Meister: Das will ich glauben. Auch wir halten hier einen lieben Gast. -- Wollen Sie einen Augenblick entschuldigen? -- Ich will nur jene Thüre öffnen. -- Meine Damen, haben Sie doch die Güte, hereinzukommen in mein Studier-Zimmer.

Otto: Ah -- Fräulein Bella!

Louis: Guten Tag, Fräulein Martha und Fräulein Bella! Wie befinden Sie s



Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

login | register

User ID


reset password

Author of the Day

Elin Barnes
Elin Barnes has done many different things in her life, like being a flight instructor, working for a criminal appeals lawyer and working for many big name technology companies in Silicon Valley (Microsoft, Google etc.). But the one thing that she never thought would actually happen is to write (and finish) a book. Her debut novel, Justification for Murder, has, in the meantime, earned rave reviews and grown into a series. As our author of the day, Barnes reveals why she picked Silicon Valley as the backdrop, her inspiration behind writing a biomedical thriller and how she went for ride-alongs with the San Jose Police Department.
Read full interview...