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Page 147 - I have made as much out of myself, as could be made of the stuff, and no man should require more.
Page 213 - He never repeated this visit to Schiller, who doubtless quite subscribed to what Goethe wrote : " I am glad you have seen Richter. His love of truth, and his wish for self-improvement, have prepossessed me in his favour ; but the social man is a sort of theoretical man, and I doubt if he will approach us in a practical way.
Page 183 - I in my hand but a small leaf, with a little dust upon it; and upon this small fugitive thing my fancy built a whole paradise of joy — a whole summer dwelt upon this leaf. I thought of the beautiful day when the boy held this flower in his hand, and when through the church window he saw the blue heaven and the clouds wandering over it; when every place in the cool vault was full of sunlight, and reminded him of the shadows on the grass from the over -flying clouds.
Page 211 - Therefore I asked Knebel to petrify or encrust me by some mineral spring, that I might present myself to him like a statue or a fossil. Madam von Kalb advised me above all things to be cold and self-possessed, and I went without warmth, merely from curiosity. His house, palace rather, pleased me ; it is the only one in Weimar in the Italian style — with such steps ! A Pantheon full of pictures and statues. Fresh anxiety oppressed my breast ! At last the god entered, cold, one-syllabled, without...
Page 209 - Devil's-walls ; like the Bird of Paradise, he slumbers flying ; and on his outspread pinions, oversleeps unconsciously the earthquakes and conflagrations of Life, in his long fair dream of his ideal Motherland. — Alas ! to few is this dream granted; and these few are so often...
Page 235 - GAMMER GRETHEL; OR, GERMAN FAIRY TALES AND POPULAR STORIES. From the Collection of MM. Grimm, and other Sources. WITH ILLUSTRATIVE NOTES, By THE LATE EDGAR TAYLOR. 8vo.
Page 212 - ... he pressed the hand of the enthusiastic Jean Paul. (It was my face, not my voice; for I said not a word.) He did it again when we took leave, and pressed me to call again. By...
Page 235 - The Concessions of Trinitarians ; Being a Selection of Extracts from the Writings of the most eminent Biblical Critics and Commentators. By John Wilson. 8vo. 12s. boards. Scripture Proofs and Scriptural Illustrations of Unitarianism.