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Karl Philipp Moritz

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A traveller on foot in this country seems to be considered as a sort of wild man or out-of-the way being, who is stared at, pitied, suspected, and shunned by everybody that meets him.

— Karl Philipp Moritz

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Every view, and every object I studied attentively, by viewing them again and again on every side, for I was anxious to make a lasting impression of it on my imagination.

— Karl Philipp Moritz

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I am very sorry to say that I rejoiced when I once more perceived the towers of Windsor behind me.

— Karl Philipp Moritz

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In London, before I set out, I had paid one shilling; another was now demanded, so that upon the whole, from London to Richmond, the passage in the stage costs just two shillings.

— Karl Philipp Moritz

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In the streets through which we passed, I must own the houses in general struck me as if they were dark and gloomy, and yet at the same time they also struck me as prodigiously great and majestic.

— Karl Philipp Moritz

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It is a common observation, that the more solicitous any people are about dress, the more effeminate they are.

— Karl Philipp Moritz

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My landlady, who is only a tailor's widow, reads her Milton; and tells me, that her late husband first fell in love with her on this very account: because she read Milton with such proper emphasis.

— Karl Philipp Moritz

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On a very gloomy dismal day, just such a one as it ought to be, I went to see Westminster Abbey.

— Karl Philipp Moritz

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St. Paul's arose like some huge mountain above the enormous mass of smaller buildings.

— Karl Philipp Moritz

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The church of St. Peter at Berlin, notwithstanding the total difference between them in the style of building, appears in some respects to have a great resemblance to St. Paul's in London.

— Karl Philipp Moritz

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Hamelin September 15 1756 d. Among his students were Ludwig Tieck Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder and Alexander von Humboldt. Moritz's Magazin zur Erfahrungsseelenkunde als ein Lesebuch für Gelehrte und Ungelehrte (Journal of Experiential Psychology as reading for scholars and laymen) was one of the first Germanophone journals of psychology.

He led a life as a hatter's apprentice teacher journalist literary critic professor of art and linguistics and member of both of Berlin's academies. Karl Philipp Moritz (b. Berlin June 26 1793) was a German author editor and essayist of the Sturm und Drang late enlightenment and classicist periods influencing early German Romanticism as well.

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