Minna Von Barnhelm: Oder, Das Soldatenglück, Lustspiel in Fünf Aufzügen

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D. C. Heath and Company, 1889 - German fiction - 250 pages

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Page 220 - Beyond the pomp of dress; for loveliness Needs not the foreign aid of ornament, But is when unadorned adorned the most.
Page 151 - You remain astonished to hear me from so great, great a family, qui est ve"ritablement du sang royal. II faut le dire ; je suis sans doute le cadet le plus aventureux que la maison n'a jamais eu.
Page 59 - I seize the moment in which my wife lies without consciousness to thank you for your kind interest. My pleasure was but brief. And I lost him so unwillingly, this son. For he had so much understanding ! so much understanding ! Do not suppose that the few hours of my fatherhood have made me an ape of a father ! I know what I say. Was it not understanding that they had to drag him into the world with iron tongs, that...

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