Adelbert Chamisso

Adelbert Chamisso

German writer and botanist
Of what use were wings to a man fast bound in chains of iron?More Adelbert Chamisso quotes [09/28/2011 03:09:24]
When I spoke, I was listened to; and I was at a loss to know how I had so easily acquired the art of commanding attention, and giving the tone to the conversation.More Adelbert Chamisso quotes [09/28/2011 03:09:51]
In this watering-place I acted an heroic character, badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage, I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes.More Adelbert Chamisso quotes [09/28/2011 03:09:01]
On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me. I first filled my pockets with gold, then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck, and concealed it in my bosom.More Adelbert Chamisso quotes [09/28/2011 03:09:30]
All possible means were used by the infatuated parents to conclude the bargain; and deception put an end to these usual artifices.More Adelbert Chamisso quotes [09/28/2011 03:09:24]

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