Tracts Relating to Caspar Hauser

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Hodson, 1836 - 101 pages
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Page 88 - The note had, instead of an address, the words, " To be delivered," also written in the same way, and was as follows : " Hauser will relate to you very exactly how I appear, and whence I come.
Page 97 - Thirdly, there was found in the snow only the footsteps of a person who had gone backwards and forwards, and no footsteps towards the well or towards the outlet of the Garden on the side of the country. Fourthly, it is very improbable that Caspar Hauser would have gone out in bad weather to have seen, as he stated, different sorts of clay, as he neither occupied himself in natural history, nor was a traveller passing through the town.
Page 17 - England a female impostor who was born not far from the place, who two years before, disguised in man's clothes, had been employed in a farm, and had afterwards made the acquaintance of some gypsies. She appeared under the name of Caraboo, as a native of India, and had an unknown language and writing. She seemed on her arrival very weary ; her hands showed that she...
Page 35 - It is not, alas ! to be denied, and I must confess it to be the case, that no reliance was to be placed on the statements of Caspar Hauser ; that he invented and disfigured much of what he said ; and that he deceived us in many points, if not in the whole, of his narrative.
Page 56 - Such a falsification of history, as is shewn in the points above mentioned, would have been conceivable if Feuerbach had been a writer of romance, or a poet. It is not, however, permitted or pardonable in a Judge, to whom truth should be sacred, to trample it under foot in order to defend his theory.
Page 47 - He himselfj taught by his own experience, began, in the last period of his life, to doubt the truth of his narrative, as I have learned from a witness, in every way deserving of credit, said, " Perhaps Feuerbach has written a romance in, his old age.
Page 89 - School, which is at a distance of 480 paces from your house, and of 496 paces from the Monument of Uz, you " thought it right not to go further with him, but to return home...

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