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0 2  Prefaces  LCaulkins 7:20 - 1025 words Listen PL OK
1 Chapter 1 - Part 1  LCaulkins 15:35 - 2480 words
… until: This time I only answered with my eyes, but they, I fancy, spoke the plainest “yes”.
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2 Chapter 1 - Part 2  LCaulkins 19:28 - 3041 words
start: On my eighteenth birthday I was married,
… until:   end of chapter 1
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3 Chapter 2 - Part 1  drandall 10:36 -1504 words
… until: And a whipping they shall have—that they shall!”
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4 Chapter 2 - Part 2  drandall 13:46 - 2012 words
start:  It was a time of excitement.
… until: One more kiss—the last of all—and he rushed out.
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5 Chapter 2 - Part 3  drandall 7:16 - 1061 words
start:  To tear charpie, to read the news
… until: “Ought it?”
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6 Chapter 2 - Part 4  drandall 10:24 - 1617 words
start:  The list of killed had already brought the names of several{31} officers
… until: “And there is my father wishing——” I repeated in silence as I left the shop.
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7 Chapter 2 - Part 5  drandall 8:00 - 1210 words
start:  My friend was at home.
… until: end of chapter 2
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8 Chapter 3 - Part 1  MinnieMinford 9:07
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… until: I did mark them.
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9 Chapter 3 - Part 2  MinnieMinford 9:58 - 1662 words
  start:  Four years later, my two sisters,
… until: opened my saloons to Vienna society.
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10 Chapter 3 - Part 3  CHenkin1 25:44 - 3383 words
start:  “Martha, Countess Dotzky, a rich young widow.”
… until: end of chapter 3
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11 Chapter 4 - Part 1  CHenkin1 10:31 - 1460 words
… until: the future commander-in-chief of the Imperial and Royal Army.”
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12 Chapter 4 - Part 2  CHenkin1 17:14 - 2220 words
start:  A solemn, stiff, sleepy business
… until: “Well, then, I will not let either of you go.”
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13 Chapter 4 - Part 3  CHenkin1 13:46 - 1931 words
start: A few minutes later my father and the doctor
… until: which I pressed to my lips on the place that he had kissed.
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14 Chapter 4 - Part 4  CHenkin1 11:49 - 1635 words
start:  Next day I wrote the following lines in the red book:
… until: yes, transitory adventure, nothing more.
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15 Chapter 4 - Part 5  CHenkin1 10:13 - 1234 words
start:  Several days passed without
… until: end of chapter 4
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16 Chapter 5 - Part 1  kathrinee 12:03
1753 words
… until: He saluted me.
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17 Chapter 5 - Part 2  kathrinee 2173 words
start:  Rosa’s hand was again laid on my arm.
… until: He had quitted the Prater again.
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18 Chapter 5 - Part 3  kathrinee 3497 words
start:  A few days later, in the afternoon,
… until: allow any vexation to mingle with it.
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19 Chapter 5 - Part 4  kathrinee 1506 words
start:  Next morning I woke with a feeling
… until: because I love you. That is why.”
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20 Chapter 5 - Part 5  kathrinee 1569 words
start:  From the Prater I drove direct to my father’s.
… until: end of chapter 5
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22 Chapter 6 - Part 2   1067 words
start:  On our return from our tour, we
… until: have waltzed round the room with me.
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23 Chapter 6 - Part 3   1725 words
start:  On Boxing Day the whole family
… until: the name he had just used—“noble man”.
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24 Chapter 6 - Part 4   1336 words
start:  We stayed a fortnight longer in Vienna.
… until: sink into the sweet transport of the moment.
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25 Chapter 6 - Part 5   1464 words
start:  On 10th January we returned to Olmütz.
… until: statesmanlike tomfoolery—international barbarism!
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26 Chapter 6 - Part 6   1400 words
start:  It is true that I did not at that time look
… until: end of chapter 6
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27 Chapter 7 - Part 1   2703 words
… until: The physician gave the promise required.
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28 Chapter 7 - Part 2   2556 words
start:  “O my poor, poor husband”—the thought cut me to the soul
… until: Farewell, Martha, if you are still here!”
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29 Chapter 7 - Part 3   1554 words
start:  Luckily there were tidings of a later date in the packet
… until: be a defender of his country.”
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30 Chapter 7 - Part 4   1125 words
start:  I did not get well so quickly as was hoped at first.
… until: end of chapter 7
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31 Chapter 8 - Part 1  
3196 words
… until:   “Still, I have twice married a soldier,” replied I laughing.
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32 Chapter 8 - Part 2  
1267 words
start:  During meals, at the upper end of the table
… until:   inaccessible region of the higher politics.
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33 Chapter 8 - Part 3  
1668 words
start:  The autumn had come, peace was signed
… until:   that is certainly the most simple plan.”
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34 Chapter 8 - Part 4  
1436 words
start:  “Dear Madam,—A friend—or perhaps an enemy, no matter
… until:   end of chapter 8
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35 Chapter 9 - Part 1   2089 words
… until:   attributed to the other a design of overreaching the other.
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36 Chapter 9 - Part 2   2321 words
start:  “What is this Prussia up to now?”
… until:   general as addressed to a young lady.
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37 Chapter 9 - Part 3   2050 words
start:  New-Year’s Day, 1866. We were all sitting,
… until:   word, and at last I ended by bursting into tears
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38 Chapter 9 - Part 4   1512 words
start:  Now followed a time of fluctuating hopes and fears.
… until:   even on the throne—could stand against.
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39 Chapter 9 - Part 5   1580 words
start:  On June 1 Prussia declared to the assembly
… until:   end of chapter 9
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40 Chapter 10 - Part 1   2187 words
… until:   prudence, and so unfathomably stupid! 
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41 Chapter 10 - Part 2   1465 words
start:  The first engagement between our troops in Bohemia
… until:   sounds to me like a spoken death-knell.”
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42 Chapter 10 - Part 3   2280 words
start:  Among Frederick’s papers, many years later,
… until:   end of chapter 10
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43 Chapter 11 - Part 1   1226 words
… until:   I will also lie down to rest, beside our good Puxl.”
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44 Chapter 11 - Part 2   1516 words
start:  “Up on a hill, amidst a group of generals
… until:   tear will come into your eyes for our poor Puxl.”
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45 Chapter 11 - Part 3   2610 words
start: “What is happening there? The execution party 
… until: end of chapter 11
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46 Chapter 12 - Part 1   1774 words
… until:   and looked at him again. No, it was not he.
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47 Chapter 12 - Part 2   1628 words
start:  The anxious hour of waiting did, however
… until:   Over them, over them!
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48 Chapter 12 - Part 3   1645 words
start:  This sort of thing goes on for pages of the red book.  
… until: still quivering, for the feasting vultures.”
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49 Chapter 12 - Part 4   2370 words
start: What a journey that was!  
… until: The brave lady is there. Come.”
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50 Chapter 12 - Part 5   1876 words
start:  When Dr. Bresser brought me to Frau Simon
… until:   and would not obey my impulse.
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51 Chapter 12 - Part 6   2366 words
start:  Again the waggon turned round the corner of a street.
… until:   this one end—Lay down your arms.
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52 Chapter 12 - Part 7   1804 words
start:  Frau Simon—she was called the Mother of the Lazarettos
… until:   end of chapter 12
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53 Chapter 13 - Part 1   2050 words
… until:   “It will not,” I replied; and so at least I had the last word.
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54 Chapter 13 - Part 2   1804 words
start:  “The danger that peace will be concluded is coming steadily nearer 
… until: , rises to the highest paroxysm of terror.”
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55 Chapter 13 - Part 3   3013 words
start: Frederick’s recovery progressed surely.  
… until: end of chapter 13
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56 Chapter 14 - Part 1  VoiceofLandis 9:14 - 1336 words
… until:   should not find any scarcity in our house.
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57 Chapter 14 - Part 2   1726 words
start:  When the company in the château
… until:   at least at that moment—no one should come out.
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58 Chapter 14 - Part 3   1311 words
start:  On the following day the betrothal
… until:   The favourite deafness had again come on at the right moment.
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59 Chapter 14 - Part 4   1592 words
start:  After a few days all became quiet again at Grumitz
… until:   had “already turned quite black”.
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60 Chapter 14 - Part 5   2112 words
start:  Meanwhile Dr. Bresser had arrived.
… until:   end of chapter 14
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61 Chapter 15 - Part 1   1537 words
… until:   we were on our way to Chlum and Königgrätz.
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62 Chapter 15 - Part 2   1298 words
start:  What a prospect. An elegy of Tiedge came into my mind.  
… until: So passed All Souls’ Day on the battlefield of Sadowa.
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63 Chapter 15 - Part 3   1455 words
start:  We found the city of Berlin in the height of jubilation  
… until: which at a later period I begged a copy.
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64 Chapter 15 - Part 4   3204 words
start:  “Now explain to me,” I said
… until:     to sing away and lie away.”
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65 Chapter 15 - Part 5   2356 words
start:  We were summoned away from Berlin very hurriedly.
… until:     end of chapter 15
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66 Chapter 16 - Part 1   1659 words
… until:     Frederick III., called the highest duty.
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67 Chapter 16 - Part 2   2502 words
start:  In May we betook ourselves to Paris to visit the exhibition.  
… until: whatever from the other Governments.
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68 Chapter 16 - Part 3   3330 words
start:  And now, my hour of trial was again drawing nigh.  
… until: are things which have a most mighty influence in welding souls together.
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69 Chapter 16 - Part 4   971 words
start:  Forebodings? No, there were none.
… until:     end of chapter 16
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70 Chapter 17 - Part 1  KevinS 2813 words
… until:   our life, never; in regard to that of our race, to-morrow.” 
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71 Chapter 17 - Part 2  KevinS 9:21 - 1369 words
start:  When war has broken out all the subjects of neutral states   
… until: reasonable,” said Frederick confidently.
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72 Chapter 17 - Part 3  KevinS 7:33 - 1089 words
start:  The period of proclamations and general orders was now come.  
… until: end of chapter 17
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73 Chapter 18 - Part 1  weezer 7:31 - claimed 7.6.2020 - 1119 words
… until:     is nothing else than bestiality.”
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74 Chapter 18 - Part 2   2188 words
start:  Metz fallen! The news resounded
… until:     All this is only the pretext—not the cause of that war.
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75 Chapter 18 - Part 3   1731 words
start:  Sedan! “The Emperor Napoleon has given up his sword.”  
… until: felt myself getting better, and all tended to happiness.
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76 Chapter 18 - Part 4   3137 words
start:  To happiness? No. With recovery,
… until:     end of chapter 18
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77 Chapter 19 - Part 1   2267 words
… until:     and after a short interval all was over.
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78 Chapter 19 - Part 2   3234 words
start:  “Mother, will you not put your mourning off  
… until:   end of chapter 19 and end of book
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