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The Esperantist, Vol. 1, No. 2

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1904
Language: Esperanto
Wordcount: 11,912 / 46 pg
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,495
Added to site: 2009.05.09 24117
Genres: Language, Periodical

estas hximera."

"Nu," li respondis, "vi devas demandi tion de pli junaj kritikistoj ol mi. Vi scias ke mi jam skribis mian kredon ke Esperanto estas la plej bona sistemo gxis nun elpensita; mi ne povas diri plu." Mi petegis, eble iom supermezure, sed sensukcese.

Sed, kiam mi estis forironta el lia gastama domo, li redonis al mi albumeton (baptopatran donacon de Mendelssohn), en kiu mi petis ke li skribu sian nomon, kaj mi legis--"Cxu universala lingvo estas ebla? Jes.--M.M."


I wonder whether the columns of The Esperantist are disposed freely to admit that ever-present personal pronoun, "I." I am perhaps bold in introducing it, but I cannot help thinking that a new language must have to put up with some of the inconveniences, at least, that all old languages have had to tolerate.

What I have to relate is but a little personal souvenir, but it is connected with the name of a great linguist, and an authority well worth quoting.

I was in Venice, no



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