"I'll drive all his Wurttemberg, Baden, and Weimar
relations out of Germany....
His manoeuvre was, however, delayed by a boiler explosion on board the Susquehanna, and dawn found this ship in sight of and indeed so close to the Bremen and Weimar that they instantly engaged.
The day broke dim and overcast, and neither the Bremen nor the Weimar realised they had to deal with more than the Susquehanna until the whole column drew out from behind her at a distance of a mile.
These two had ceased fire altogether, and so had the Bremen and Weimar, all four ships lying within shot of each other in an involuntary truce and with their respective flags still displayed.
Gone with the little courts that nurtured them--gone with Esterhaz and Weimar
The romantic is always intelligent, and I only meant to observe that although we have had foolish romantics they don't count, and they were only so because in the flower of their youth they degenerated into Germans, and to preserve their precious jewel more comfortably, settled somewhere out there--by preference in Weimar
or the Black Forest.
The last Grand Duke of Weimar
, a man of superior understanding, said,--"I have sometimes remarked in the presence of great works of art, and just now especially in Dresden, how much a certain property contributes to the effect which gives life to the figures, and to the life an irresistible truth.
On November 9, 1938, the twentieth anniversary of the Weimar
Republic's founding, the Nazis unleashed Kristallnacht ("Night of cc Broken Glass") -- an anti-Jewish riot conducted by mobs organized and controlled by the Party.
on the Pacific: The Pazifische Presse and German Exile Publishing in Los Angeles 1942-48 introduces us to a small, but noble, chapter of the German exile experience in southern California.
For instance, the German police suffered from budgetary restraints during the Weimar
Republic, the government prior to the Nazi assumption of power.
All of these men worked in and responded to the Weimar
era, and of those who lived into the Nazi period, Karl Barth alone rejected National Socialism.
In one, he said that the ordinary student in Bonn going for a doctorate would be asked on his oral examination, "When did Goethe go to Weimar
?" Bright students were asked, "When did who go to Weimar
?" And brilliant students were asked, "When did who go where?" I learned the answer to the "when" the other day in an article on Goethe in the New York Review of Books: April 13, 1775.