Karl]. - Orges [Marx

[Marx, Karl]. - Orges, Hermann Rt. von

Publizist (1821-1874), Briefpartner von Karl Marx. Autograph letter signed ("Hermann"). Wien. 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.
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In German, to an unidentified recipient: "[...] Thank you so much your your last lines, which kept me up to date. I have still not given up hope of seeing you here, for we lack any strength that could match yours remotely. - Perhaps Dingelstedt, but he is more of a talented 'faiseur' than a creative spirit, and in the dramatic arts here is a mere versificator, not a poet; also, he lacks all sense of duty, and is by nature sluggish, coarse through and through, half-raving with vanity, and - who would have thought it of the night-watchman - a full-fledged toady. Laube can work: he's a good ploughman, but no gardener [...]".

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