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The Song of the Bell and Other Poems Friedrich Schiller

The Song of the Bell and Other Poems

Friedrich Schiller

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230279176
Paperback
22 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ... TO MRS. ED. MONTAGU.MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ... TO MRS. ED. MONTAGU. (born WINBOLT.) OF HADLEY MONKEN. My dear Anne. If, as is most likely, you shall be surprised--and perhaps alarmed--at a Printed Address and the Dedication to you of a Book, a thing so entirely foreign to your retiring and unobtrusive-- tho far from inactive or unuseful life and habits, I hope you will forgive it, --on consideration of its being the only way in which I could, as is my desire, give you a something like permanent--and in a manner public --testimony of my great regard for you, tho I hope nothing was required to assure you of that. Moreover--an opportunity having been offered me herein of gratifying my old penchant by paying my respects to the Muse at the same time as to yourself, I really could not resist a temptation so powerful of killing two birds with one stone and shall only hope not to have been so bad a shot as entirely to miss my aim. At all events from your usual kindness 1 may expect indulgence if not approval-- Pieta, non che perdono. You had asked me after an English Translation of Schillers Das Lied von der Glocke. The Song of the Bell. But, not having ever seen one myself, nor indeed knowing of any, * I thought I would attempt to answer the purpose by giving you one de ma /aeon, tho at the great risk of your lamenting that I should have been put to so hard a shift to supply the desideratum. I was the more induced--if not encouraged--to do this, In Bents Catalogue Schillers The Song of The Bell is noticed, as published by Treuttel, London. But without anything further: so that it is doubtful whether this be intended for the Original or a Translation. And that House now no longer existing--I have not been able to procure a copy to ascertain it. Since having done my own, ...