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{GERMAN LOVE)

JFragmruts from tfje Papers of an alien

COLLECTED BY

F. MAX MULLER

TRANSLATED FROM THE SIXTH GERMAN EDITION

By G. A. M.

LONDON

W. SWAN SONNENSCHEIN & CO.

Paternoster Square

PREFACE.

■^^7"HO has not once in his life sat down at a desk where shortly before another sat who now rests in the grave? Who has not had to open the locks which for long years hid the most sacred secrets of a heart that now lies hidden in the holy calm of the churchyard? Here are the letters which were so loved by him whom we all loved so well; here are pictures and ribbons and books with marks on every page. Who can now read and decipher them? Who can gather together the faded and broken leaves of this rose, and endow them once more with living

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