Letters from the Collection of Ludwig Nohl; Also His Letters to the Archduke Rudolph, Cardinal-Archbishop of Olmutz, K.W. from the Collection of Ludwi

Letters from the Collection of Ludwig Nohl; Also His Letters to the Archduke Rudolph, Cardinal-Archbishop of Olmutz, K.W. from the Collection of Ludwi

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...every morning. Is this usual?--and it is the same with the cook. A daily roll for breakfast comes to eighteen florins a year. Farewell, and work well for me. Mdlle. Nany is wonderfully changed for the better since I sent the half-dozen books at her head. Probably they chanced to come in collision with her dull brain or her bad heart; at all events, she now plays the part of a penitent swindler!!! In haste, yours, Beethoven. 205. To Frau Von Streicher. Nany yesterday took me to task in the vulgar manner usual with people of her low class, about my complaining to you; so she evidently knew that I had written to you on the subject. All the devilry began again yesterday morning, but I made CARL'S EDUCATION. 225 short work of it by throwing the heavy arm-chair beside my bed at B.'s head, which procured me peace for the rest of the day. They always take their revenge on me when I write to you, or when they discover any communication between us. I do thank Heaven that I everywhere find men who interest themselves in me; one of the most distinguished Professors in this University has in the kindest manner undertaken all that concerns CarVs education. If you happen to meet any of the Giannatasios at Czerny's, you had better know nothing of what is going on about Carl, and say that it is contrary to my usual habit to disclose my plans, as when a project is told to others it is no longer exclusively your own. They would like to interfere in the matter, and I do not choose that these commonplace people should do so, both for my own-sake and Carl's. Over their portico is inscribed, in golden letters, "Educational Institution," whereas "iVora-Educational Institution " would be more appropriate. As for the servants, there is only one voice...show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236634241
  • 9781236634245