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The Pastor's Daughter: The subterraneous passage.-The revenge

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Pages: 72

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Publisher: Date:8/4/2009 - General Books LLC

By: August von Kotzebue

Excerpt from book: ous youth, and a mirror of virtue to amiable virgins, for the Profit and benefit of all the world : from which every body may learn, for what purpose the subterraneous passage of the convent, the name of which was Marianthal, was first formed : how it was filled up, and how easily the same, without the least trouble or expence, may be restored again. The story is horrible, and Facetio'us, LamentaBle and Strange: take care— you will neither fall asleep nor be weary over it. . THE SUBTERRANEOUS PASSAGE. CHAP. I. Hozv knights and priests went out, and did not knozv what to thinly A KING of Denmark, whose name was Woldemar, was once out on the chace :—a Foc leaped before him to the top of the Lacksmountain:—his dogs followed him, and behold the roe made a spring, and fell from the top to the bottom of the hill. The king, as was very natural, built a town at thefoot of this mountain, and named it Rth, or Roe/all:—so say the chronicles. Wicked doubters laugh, and suppose, that in a country where there are no roes, one could not be hunted: moreover, it was ridiculous to build a town, because a roe fell from a moun' tain: but I, Simon Schlaukopf, say unto thee, " that the town of Roefall, or Revel, doesxist, therefore it must have been built. Different countries, different fashions. In England, a garter fell: in Ehstland, a roe:—there a noble order was created: here a town was built." Kings have sometimes whims. King Woldemar had the whim to build a town, and he built it, and it stands even to the present day. In the year The letter V, in German, is pronounced like fa was governed by a general, whose name was John of Mengden, a worthy, .honourable, old man,- who loved his gJass of wine, and had the gout, for wkne aiid the gout' are sister's children. Sometimes ...  


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