Life of Beethoven
But I will detain the reader no longer. If, in my preface, I have appeared to him tedious, I would beg him to remember the words of Pliny the younger--"I have not time to write a short letter, therefore I send you a long one."
3, Chester Place, Regent's Park, January, 1841.
INTRODUCTION by Schindler 1
LIFE OF BEETHOVEN.
[FROM HIS BIRTH TO THE YEAR 1800.]