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Fri Mar 31 02:38:04 2017 1 Project Gutenberg’s Christian Gellert’s Last Christmas, by Berthold Auerbach This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.
You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org Title: Christian Gellert’s Last Christmas From -German Tales- Published by the American Publishers’ Corporation Author: Berthold Auerbach Release Date: September 18, 2007 [EBook #22665] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK CHRISTIAN GELLERT’S LAST CHRISTMAS *** Produced by David Widger CHRISTIAN GELLERT’S LAST CHRISTMAS By Berthold Auerbach From -German Tales.- Published by the American Publishers’ Corporation. 1869 Three o’clock had just struck from the tower of St.
Nicholas, Leipzig, on the afternoon of December 22d, 1768, when a man, wrapped in a loose overcoat, came out of the door of the University.
His countenance was exceedingly gentle, and on his features cheerfulness still lingered, for he had been gazing upon a hundred cheerful faces; after him thronged a troop of students, who, holding back, allowed him to precede them: the passengers in the streets saluted him, and some, students, who pressed forwards and hurried past him homewards, saluted him quite reverentially.
He returned their salutations with a surprised and almost deprecatory air, and yet he knew, and could not conceal from himself, that he was one of the best beloved, not only in the good city of Leipzig, but in all lands far and wide. It was Christian Furchtegott Gellert, the Poet of Fables, Hymns, and Lays, who was just leaving his college. When we read his -Lectures upon Morals,- which were not printed until after his death, we obtain but a very incomplete idea of the great power with which they came immediately from Gellert’s mouth.
Indeed, it was his voice, and th...





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