The Undying Past Hermann Sudermann

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Published: 1906

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382 pages


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The Undying Past  by  Hermann Sudermann

The Undying Past by Hermann Sudermann
1906 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 382 pages | ISBN: | 10.46 Mb

Volume: pt. 2640 General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1906 Original Publisher: J. Lane Subjects: German fiction Fiction / General Fiction / Classics Fiction / Literary Literary Criticism / European / German Notes: This is aMoreVolume: pt. 2640 General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1906 Original Publisher: J.

Lane Subjects: German fiction Fiction / General Fiction / Classics Fiction / Literary Literary Criticism / European / German Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free.

Excerpt: Ill THE river flowed on its way in the last rays of the setting sun. Its smooth surface was still steeped in purple, and a wide-meshed network of silver ribbons, at one place melting into each other, at another clearly denned and intermingled with fantastic shapes, reeds, flowers, and sedges, spread itself over the darkly glowing water. But the willows, which kept watch like sentinels on the bank in vague shadowy rows, were already casting broad bands of darkness across the edge of the shining mirror, and these were slowly encroaching on its centre. The distance lay veiled in a blue haze.

Here and there a damp mist mounted from the meadows and clung in silvery wisps about the tops of solitary clumps of poplars which rose above the level, wide- spreading fields, and stood outlined sharply against the rosy glow of the evening sky.

Silence reigned far and wide. From time to time a dog in some invisible farmyard bayed sleepily. A broody reed- sparrow now and then gave an anxious twitter, as if in fear of an enemy, and high aloft the subdued cry of a kingfisher, returning late from the chase to its nest, sounded through the air. There was life on the water. A raft on its way into the valley revolved lazily in the circle of light, which grew gradually smaller, and being now cut in two, threatened to vanish soon altogether in darkness. Like a great snake with fiery jaws it drifted there. The flames beneath the supper-cauldron blazed, and bl...



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