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used in Of Human Bondage

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German polymath (one who excels in many fields) best remembered for his writing — especially the play Faust (1749-1832)
  • It was the period in Germany of Goethe's highest fame.
    23-24 — Chapters 23-24 (77% in)
  • But one mark of a writer's greatness is that different minds can find in him different inspirations; and Professor Erlin, who hated the Prussians, gave his enthusiastic admiration to Goethe because his works, Olympian and sedate, offered the only refuge for a sane mind against the onslaughts of the present generation.
    23-24 — Chapters 23-24 (81% in)
  • He had spent a winter in Florence and a winter in Rome, and now was passing his second summer abroad in Germany so that he might read Goethe in the original.
    25-26 — Chapters 25-26 (83% in)

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