The unshakeable faith with which every writer assumes they will make an impact on posterity, is very touching. Their feet wade through muddy puddles, but their eyes gaze, calf-like, at the stars of a new age.
Weyrauch, Wolfgang (ed.) (1966) Ausnahmezustand: Eine Anthologie aus ‘Weltbühne’ und ‘Tagebuch’. Kurt Desch
In the trial of our friends Küster and Jacob before the Imperial Court, the State Prosecutor, Herr Jörns, rose, and spoke to Berthold Jacob, „Do you have a brother in Paris?” “Yes.“ „What is your brother doing there?“ „He is studying literature and history. He is about to publish a book.“ The prosecutor, „Does your brother have contacts to the French General Staff?” “No.” “To the scond level of the French General Staff?”
Free. I suppose that means: set free. Ferdinand Hardekopf