Adelbert Chamisso

Adelbert Chamisso

German writer and botanist
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]
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]
A person without a shadow should keep out of the sun, that is the only safe and rational plan.More Adelbert Chamisso quotes [09/28/2011 03:09:04]
I will give you three days to seek your shadow. Return to me in the course of that time with a well-fitted shadow, and you shall receive a hearty welcome; otherwise, on the fourth day - remember, on the fourth day - my daughter becomes the wife of another.More Adelbert Chamisso quotes [09/28/2011 03:09:56]
This man, although he appeared so humble and embarrassed in his air and manners, and passed so unheeded, had inspired me with such a feeling of horror by the unearthly paleness of his countenance, from which I could not avert my eyes, that I was unable longer to endure it.More Adelbert Chamisso quotes [09/28/2011 03:09:45]

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