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A Little Garrison

Auhtor: Fritz Von Der Kyrburg

Language: english

Genres:

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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, December 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Little Garrison':

... continued writing as if he were in the midst of silence. The large office-room had almost emptied itself of its inmates when Master Worker Maurer ...
... his own home. At first Konig was stunned by the blow. After fifteen years of active service, during which he had never been charged with anything ...
... of the caste from which the Empire's corps of officers have sprung. The German newspaper press has sounded of late years, again and again, ...
... that have been at work for thirty years past, undermining and honeycombing the whole structure of the German army, are too manifold, too much ...
... What? Not thrive? Peas will always turn out well if properly attended to, said the colonel's wife, with a touch of asperity. I fear I ...
... during the day. He spent them, as a rule, in domestic bliss, having his cup of coffee before him and the wife of his bosom in close proximity. ...
... their combined blandishments, and who had declared themselves ready to join the tennis club. The main business of the evening was to be transacted ...
... knows how it will end some day. It is a thing which will and must frighten every true patriot, and I wish our most gracious sovereign would take up ...
... is the most serious against comradeship which can be conceived. Really, it would be my duty to call the attention of the lady's husband to it if ...
... Prosit! In this style the conversation proceeded, and when they had emptied their third bottle it was very evident that they had drunk about ...
... day. Slowly, indeed, the seriousness of the situation dawned on him, and with this consciousness grew up a violent hatred of the man whom he had ...
... gone. His punishment brought with it as a consequence the impossibility of ever rising from the ranks. His one-time zeal for his calling had ...
... the dark staircase. On the ice-crusted step in front of the housedoor he lingered a moment, listening to the vibrations of the solemn bells. No ...
... orderlies who passed him held their sides with laughter, but he heeded them not. His wife found the situation very annoying, and she therefore ...
... mind which made parting with his wife particularly cordial. He trusted that she would rid herself of those bad habits she had acquired here, and that ...
... thoroughfare, Unter den Linden, which presented to her, after her long exile close to the frontier, a striking and highly appreciated contrast. ...
... in various state lotteries would draw a big prize. And who could tell but what the biggest prize of all, a wealthy bride with a good fat dowry, ...
... joyfully but it is a somewhat ticklish business, for some time or other there is bound to come a crash, and then if neither of us has a penny there ...
... returned with his answer from Captain Konig. Leimann quickly grasped the letter, but then he hesitated before opening it. Undecided, he ...
... it is again, laughingly said Borgert. Women are best for all underhanded work. And by which train shall we leave? You will go by ...