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Page 83 - Bertuch, — bestowing upon him so energetic a slab in the side, that the captain, taken aback by the manoeuvre, fell flat on the ground. In an instant four active assistants, despatched by Goethe, seized on the dead man, and in spite of all his struggles, carried him off, to the great joy of the spectators." The following anecdote reminds us of Falstaff's correspondence with Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page. The plain truth seems to be, that Goethe had been coquetting a little with two ladies at one time,...
Page 48 - O mother," he said as he raised her up, " what have you done ? You have gained a CAIUS MARCIUS AND HIS MOTHER. 49 great victory for Rome, but it will be ruinous to me. I go, conquered by you alone.
Page 91 - We think that we shall be better governed by you than by our own laws; nor shall you ever repent of your generosity, nor we of being under your government.