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The Foundations of the Nineteenth Century Volume 1
by Houston Stewart Chamberlain


Overview - Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: of Goethe's words, which Chamberlain himself more than once quotes: Hochstes Gliick der Erdenkinder 1st nur die Personlichkeit.  Read more...

 
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: of Goethe's words, which Chamberlain himself more than once quotes: Hochstes Gliick der Erdenkinder 1st nur die Personlichkeit. REDESDALE Batsford Park January 8, 1909 Note. This introduction was in print before the writer had seen Dr. Lees' translation. There may, therefore, be some slight discrepancies in the passages quoted. chapter{Section 41 TRANSLATOR'S NOTE translator desires to express his rgreat obligation to Miss Elizabeth A. J. Weir, M.A., for reading through the manuscript; to his colleagues, Dr. Schlapp of Edinburgh, Dr. Scholle of Aberdeen, and Dr. Smith of Glasgow, for correcting portions of the proof; and above all to Lord Redesdale for his brilliant and illuminating introduction. Apart, however, from this, it is only just to say that Lord Redesdale has carefully read and re-read every page and revised many important passages. Knowledge alone, however complete, of the German and English languages is wholly insufficient for the task of reproducing in English the erudition, philosophy, scholarship and incomparable style of the original. The poetic touches which adorn this rendering in many cases are due to the fascinating pen and knowledge of Lord Redesdale, who with the greatest kindness volunteered to act the part of editor and adviser. The publisher wishes to associate himself with the translator in making this entirely inadequate acknowledgment to Lord Redesdale for the invaluable assistance that he has so generously rendered. chapter{Section 5AUTHOR'S INTRODUCTION Alles beruht auf Inh.ilt, Gehalt und Tiichtigkeit fines zuerst aufgestellten Grundsatzes und auf der Reinheit des Vorsatzes. Goethe. Plan Of The Work work of which this is the first Book is one Ithat is not to be made up of fragments patched together, but one tha...

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780217295161
  • ISBN-10: 0217295169
  • Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
  • Publish Date: July 2012
  • Page Count: 216
  • Dimensions: 9.69 x 7.44 x 0.46 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.87 pounds


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