The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen

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Autor: Arnim, Mary Anette, Gräfin 1866-1941, Erscheinungsjahr: 1904
Themenbereiche
Enthaltene Themen: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Rügen, biggest island Germany, Baltic Sea, Pomerania,
Inhaltsverzeichnis
  1. The first day - From Miltzow to Lauterbach.
    1. Every one who has been to school and still remembers what he was taught there, knows ...
    2. It was half-past two in the afternoon of the middle Friday in July when we ...
    3. There was that afternoon in the market-place of Garz, and I know not why, since ...
    4. ‘Putbus is not very far from here,’ said the old man presiding, who was at least polite. ...
    5. Nothing could have kept me in Putbus after this. ...
  2. The second day - Lauterbach and Vilm.
    1. A ripe experience of German pillows in country places leads me to urge the intending traveller ...
    2. The Putbus visitors come down every morning in a sort of waggonette to bathe and walk back slowly ...
    3. But that is not the way to enjoy Vilm. If you love out-of-door beauty, wide stretches of sea and sky, mighty beeches, ...
    4. There are many rabbit-holes under the trees at the south end of Vilm, and I disturbed no fewer than three snakes ...
    5. I went away down the path to the beach. The path is steep, and the corn on either side stands thick and high, ...
  3. The third day - From Lauterbach to Göhren.
    1. The official on the steamer at the Lauterbach jetty had offered to take me to Baabe when I said I wanted to go to Vilm, ...
    2. The next place is Göhren, and the guide-book’s praise of it is hysterical. Filled with distrust of the guide-book I could ...
    3. Now it is useless for me to describe Göhren for the benefit of possible travellers, because I am prejudiced. ...
    4. Thiessow is a place that has to be gone to for its sake alone, as a glance at the map will show. ...
    5. While I was doing it I heard her leave her cell and anxiously ask the woman if the sea were very cold. ...
  4. The fourth day - From Göhren to Thiessow.
    1. My cousin Charlotte was twenty when I saw her last. Now she was thirty, besides having had an india-rubber cap on. ...
    2. Gertrud had gone back to the hotel laden with both our bathing-things. ...
    3. I turned my head and gazed reproachfully at Charlotte. How pretty she used to be. ...
  5. The fourth day (continued) - At Thiessow.
  6. The fifth day - From Thiessow to Sellin.
  7. The fifth day (continued) - From Sellin to Binz.
  8. The sixth day - The Jagdschloss.
  9. The sixth day (continued) - The Granitz Woods, Schwarze See, and Kieköwer.
  10. The seven day - From Binz to Stubbenkammer.
  11. The seven day (continued) - At Stubbenkammer.
  12. The eighte day - From Stubbenkammer to Glowe.
  13. The ninth day - From Glowe to Wiek.
  14. The tenth day - From Wiek to Hiddensee.
  15. The eleventh day - From Wiek Home.
Every one who has been to school and still remembers what he was taught there, knows that Rügen is the biggest island Germany possesses, and that it lies in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Pomerania.

Round this island I wished to walk this summer, but no one would walk with me. It is the perfect way of moving if you want to see into the life of things. It is the one way of freedom. If you go to a place on anything but your own feet you are aken there too fast, and miss a thousand delicate joys that were waiting for you by the wayside. If you drive you are bound by a variety of considerations, eight of the most important being the horses' legs. If you bicycle — but who that loves to get close to nature would bicycle ? And as for motors, the object of a journey like mine was not the getting to a place but the going there. ...

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