Bismarck; Some Secret Pages of His History; Being a Diary Kept by Dr. Moritz Busch during Twenty-Five Years' Official and Private Intercourse with the Great Chancellor - Vol. 2

Bismarck; Some Secret Pages of His History; Being a Diary Kept by Dr. Moritz Busch during Twenty-Five Years' Official and Private Intercourse with the Great Chancellor - Vol. 2

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Bismarck; Some Secret Pages of His History; Being a Diary Kept by Dr. Moritz Busch during Twenty-Five Years' Official and Private Intercourse with the Great Chancellor - Vol. 2

Bismarck; Some Secret Pages of His History; Being a Diary Kept by Dr. Moritz Busch during Twenty-Five Years' Official and Private Intercourse with the Great Chancellor - Vol. 2

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BEFORE resuming the extracts from my diary I beg to be allowed to present the reader with a picture of the house in which the Chancellor resided during his stay in Berlin at the time when I had the honour of working under his instructions, and to add a few words upon the life of which that house was the centre.

I purpose to do this in some detail, not omitting even matters of secondary interest, and regardless of the question whether it may be to the taste of certain critics, as I hope the public will come to a very different conclusion, and will welcome my description.

In spite of the Radical newspapers of Berlin, and of the old women who write in the National Zeitung , and of the parliamentarian spirit which hovers over the turbid waters of the press, No. 76 Wilhelmstrasse is, in the highest sense of the word, a house of historic . . .

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