s profitably, and then I shall probably resort to those of Eichhorn on literary history, and to those of some other professors on Greek, Roman, and German literatures.
If I find this mode of instruction profitable, and nothing calls me sooner to France, I shall remain here until next April.
You now know, my dear father, all that I know myself about Gottingen and my prospect in it. . . . . There is no such thing as a royal road to learning; but in the means, opportunities, and excitements off himself by it. Do not think, said he, that I am ignorant of the disaffection in Gottingen, or that it will escape unpunished.
You flatter yourselves that I shall lose my throne, but you are mistaken.
As long as my brother sits on the throne of France, so long I shall be your king, and I will use my power to punish your ingratitude.
The University shall be remodelled,—it shall be a French University.
I will have French professors,—men of virtue and patriotism, etc., etc.
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