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Headlam, Cecil. The story of Nuremberg - Page 109. 1899. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 20, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1482.

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Title The story of Nuremberg
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Headlam, Cecil
Contributor (Local)
  • James, H. M.
Publisher J. M. Dent & Co.
Date 1899
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • History
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Nuremberg, Germany
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  • books
  • plates (illustrations)
  • illustrations (layout features)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 303 pages; 18 cm
Original Item Location DD901.N93 H4 1899
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1684865~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
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Transcript Kaspar Hauser stupidity, it seems probable that Kaspar picked up from ltors who discussed his history in his presence the suggestion of the marvellous tale which he presently told, and which made so tremendous a sensation. It was a tale demonstrably false on the face of it—of a life spent in close and solitary confinement in a cell, without knowledge of his kind or acquaintance with the outside world. Here is his story as he told it to the Nuremberg magistrates, and as it found acceptance in credulous quarters. M All hi d been spent in a cell 6 or 7 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 5 feet high, and always in a sitting posture ; the only change in which was that when awake he Dt back on a truss of straw when he slept. There were two small windows, but they were both boarded up, and as it was always twilight he never knew the difference between dfl night. Nor did he ever feel hot or cold. He saw no one, and no sound < id ever reached his ear. Each morning, when he e found a pitcher of water and a loaf of rye bread by his side. He was often thirsty, and when he ha his pitcher, he used to watch to see whether the water would come again, as In had no idea how it was brought there. Sometimes it tasted strangely and made him feel sleepy. He had toys to play with—two wooden horses and a wooden dog, and he spent his time in rolling them about. ,sing them up with ribbons. u One day a stool was placed across his knees, with a piece of paper upon it: an arm was stretched out over his shoulder, a )>encil put into hi which was taken hold of, and guided over the paper. ■ I never looked round to see whom the arm belonged to. Why should I ? I had no conception I beside myself.' This proceeding was repeated seven 109