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MICHAEL KOHLHAAS Part Four
The following morning Luther dispatched a missive to the elector of Saxony. He started off by bitterly castigating the prince’s close advisers, the knights Hinz and Kunz von Tronka, chamberlain and cupbearer, who, as was common knowledge, had suppres
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MICHAEL KOHLHAAS Part Two
He was already galloping at breakneck speed on his way to Dresden when, at the thought of the groom, and the complaint that was being brought against him at the castle, he slowed down to a walk, and before he had gone another thousand paces, turned h
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Duty And Loyalty
Last night, as I watched an episode of the television mini-drama ‘Designated Survivor’, I was struck by the sincere conviction attributed to the Navy Seal characters who gladly missed important family engagements and risked their lives to undertake a