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Character sketches of romance, fiction and the drama by Rev. Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, 1892. A revised American edition of the readers handbook. Edited by Marion Harland.

Atta Troll. Heinrich Heine.

Heinrich Heine. Atta Troll. German Romantic.

“Atta Troll. A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Heinrich Heine

Atta Troll.

“Atta Troll. A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is a narrative poem by Heinrich Heine, which was written in 1841 and 1843 appeared in the newspaper for the elegant world – incomplete and never completes. Atta Troll is one of the most virtuosic works Heines.

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The Egg of Columbus. Washington Irving’s “Columbus”.

Christopher Columbus. The Egg of Columbus.

Christopher Columbus during a meal at Cardinal Mendoza in 1493

The Egg of Columbus

The Egg of Columbus is a phrase that describes an amazingly simple solution to an intractable problem.

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