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had a rather shallow reading knowledge of six languages, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Latin, and Greek, and had been brought in contact with some of the best books in each of these tongues.
I may here add that I picked up at a later period German, Portuguese, and Hebrew, with a little Swedish; and that I hope to live long enough to learn at least the alphabet in Russian.
Then I had acquired enough of the higher mathematics to have a pupil or two in that branch; something of the forms ofass from each to another by an effort of will, like the process of mind-healing.
Tried on the German ballads this method proved very seductive, but when one went a step farther it turned out very superficial; as is therefore all my knowledge of German, though I have read a good deal of it. All this way of living was intellectually very risky, as is the process of boarding one's self --which I have also tried — for the body; and I am glad to have come with no more serious injury through them bo