Elizabeth and Her German Garden

Elizabeth and Her German Garden

Author: Elizabeth Arnim

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

ISBN: 9781596056770

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 232

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May 16th.-The garden is the place I go to for refuge and shelter, not the house. In the house are duties and annoyances, servants to exhort and admonish, furniture, and meals; but out there blessings crowd round me at every step-it is there that I am sorry for the unkindness in me, for those selfish thoughts that are so much worse than they feel; it is there that all my sins and silliness are forgiven, there that I feel protected and at home, and every flower and weed is a friend and every tree a lover. -from Elizabeth and Her German Garden First published anonymously in 1898, this beautiful chronicle of languid days spent in a rejuvenating Italian garden was a tremendous bestseller at the turn of the century, its cheerful satire and fresh charm endearing it to millions of readers. The first work of its author, the Countess Elizabeth von Arnim, it would form the basis of her extraordinary popularity as one of the most admired literary figures in Europe and "one of the three finest wits of her day." British novelist ELIZABETH VON ARNIM (1866-1941) wrote numerous books, including The Solitary Summer (the sequel to Elizabeth and Her German Garden) and the work she is best known for, Enchanted April.
Elizabeth and Her German Garden
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Elizabeth Arnim, Elizabeth Von Arnim
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-12-01 - Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

May 16th.-The garden is the place I go to for refuge and shelter, not the house. In the house are duties and annoyances, servants to exhort and admonish, furniture, and meals; but out there blessings crowd round me at every step-it is there that I am sorry for the unkindness
Elizabeth and her German Garden
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Elizabeth Von Arnim
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-06 - Publisher: Random House

Meet Elizabeth and discover there is no greater happiness to be found than when lost in a wilderness of a garden, with bird cherries, lilacs, hollyhocks and lilies crowding the vision. This is her sanctuary from a host of unreasonable demands, whether from the Man of Wrath (husband), babies, servants
Elizabeth and her German Garden
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Elisabeth von Arnim
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-19 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

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Elizabeth and Her German Garden
Language: en
Pages: 175
Authors: Alfred Austin
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1902 - Publisher:

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Elizabeth and Her German Garden
Language: en
Pages: 175
Authors: Elizabeth Von Arnim
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1919 - Publisher:

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