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London to Berlin

By Casanova, Jacques

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Book Id: WPLBN0000231141
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: London to Berlin  
Author: Casanova, Jacques
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
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Casanova, J. (n.d.). London to Berlin. Retrieved from http://www.ipod-library.net/


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Bottarelli -- A Letter from Pauline -- The Avenging Parrot -- Pocchini -- Guerra, the Venetian -- I Meet Sara Again; My Idea of Marrying Her and Settling in Switzerland -- The Hanoverians Thus ended the first act of the comedy; the second began the next morning. I was just getting up, when I heard a noise at the street door, and on putting my head out of the window I saw Pocchini, the scoundrel who had robbed me at Stuttgart trying to get into my house. I cried out wrathfully that I would have nothing to do with him, and slammed down my window. A little later Goudar put in an appearance. He had got a copy of the St. James's Chronicle, containing a brief report of my arrest, and of my being set a liberty under a bail of eighty guineas. My name and the lady's were disguised, but Rostaing and Bottarelli were set down plainly, and the editor praised their conduct. I felt as if I should like to know Bottarelli, and begged Goudar to take me to him, and Martinelli, happening to call just then, said he would come with us. We entered a wretched room on the third floor of a wretched house, and there we beheld a picture of the greatest misery. A woman and five children clothed in rags formed the foreground, and in the background was Bottarelli, in an old dressing-gown, writing at a table worthy of Philemon and Baucis. He rose as we came in, and the sight of him moved me to compassion. I said...

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· CHAPTER XIV · CHAPTER XV · CHAPTER XVI · CHAPTER XVII · CHAPTER XVIII

 

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