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The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano

Tales from the German of Tieck

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Author: Ludwig Tieck
Published: 1831
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,357 / 215 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.7
LoC Category: PT
Downloads: 484
Added to site: 2008.08.20
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d knaves, whom he is so fond of trusting before his old tried friends."

His eyes fell on the curious book, he looked into it, and seemed delighted. "If you like the nonsensical stuff," said Edward, "I will make you a present of it, in case William, for whom I have bought it, does not return."

"Thank you, thank you, from my heart!" cried Eleazar, sniggering, as he lifted his sharp little eyes, and a strange smirking grin made his yellow crampt face still uglier than before.

"So you really meant what you said!" exclaimed the old miner: "well! the revelations of the spirit of the earth are in better keeping under the guard of that sickly gentleman, than with such a merry care-for-nought." He then turned down the hill on the side opposite to that which led toward the town, to betake himself to his mine; while Eleazar seemed buried in thought as he read with great eagerness in his newly acquired treasure.

Meanwhile Edward was watching a carriage that was toiling up the hill from the val

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