Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Vol. I (of 2)

Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Vol. I (of 2)

By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • Release Date: 1832-01-01
  • Genre: Europe
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It's an interesting study of the period, in addition to the philosophical changes in Germany at that time. As an old servant, as confidant, counsellor, manager, and housekeeper, Barbara assumed the privilege of opening seals; and this evening she had the less been able to restrain her curiosity, as the favor of the open-handed gallant was more a matter of anxiety with herself than with her mistress. On breaking up the packet, she had found, with unfeigned satisfaction, that it held a piece of fine muslin and some ribbons of the newest fashion, for Mariana; with a quantity of calico, two or three neckerchiefs, and a moderate rouleau of money, for herself.

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