German Reader

German Reader

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ... anbbau3 am 9tyein. This story has been taken from Buchheim's Reader II. and has not been compared with the original text as it appeared in the BoIUtofenber. Karl August, Grandduke of Sachsen-Weimar, was born in 1758 and died in 1828. He was the patron of literature and science, and made Weimar the Athens of Germany. To his litde capital he attracted Goethe, Herder, Schiller, Wieland and many lesser lights. The young duke and Goethe indulged in all kinds of pranks and eccentricities in their young days. They went to the fires of the neighborhood. Vogelsberg and Grossneuhausen are little villages near Weimar. Page 81, l. 6. bem mug tt t)ort annel)en = bem mug t- (thr nalje or an8 etj gehen, 'he must feel it very much or deeply.' 13. ntit bent unbent: 'with the rest.' 22. an 2Rann: this an is contracted of an and ben. B. 40; W. 65. 27. Ijatte: potential subjunctive. B. 284, 3; W. 332, 3. 29. uQbun ntttnteln: 'whisperings or rumors about it' Page 82, 1. 2. The duke was a great smoker, but Goethe could not endure tobacco. 20. geuerreittr: not 'firemen, ' but 'mounted messengers, ' who gave the alarm and summoned help in the neighborhood. 21. 2Ba#: here 'as fast as.' 26. roag brauf fleljt: 'what the consequences are.' 30. nue ttenn: better at- menu. B. 333, Ij W. 33a, 2, t; J.-M. 470, d. Page 83, 1. 16. ntettl Scttag: here treated as an indeclinable phrase. B. 243, I. 1. 22. ta unb bo: 'in such and such a place.' Page 84, L 15. (flfbrimrut, viz., Goethe, whose personal beauty was remarkable. Ill ait) t: here 'introduces.' 19. nu$t: good usage favors a distinction between itutjeit, transitive, 'to make use of, ' and liiicit, intransitive, 'to be of use to.' 9ii(5t would have been the word here. 28. 20 bftjjt (S bin uno l)er: 'thus.show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236517601
  • 9781236517609