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Post 81

toybox

I think one of the two Burgs is not open to the public. Let's see, I'll send you some of the nice pictures, but I'm not always sure what is represented.


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aka Bel - A87832164

Oh well, never mind. I don't think we took one ourselves when we were there.
Btw, the saying about living as you please once your reputation is damaged, is:

Ist der Ruf erst ruiniert
Lebt's sich völlig ungeniert. smiley - winkeye


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I'll remember that smiley - biggrin


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aka Bel - A87832164

Good. smiley - biggrin
How's life in Bielefeld - and when do we meet?
Apparently, TC intends to plan a meet-up for Septemeber, but I'd rather not rely on that.


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Actually, Bielefeld is a nice little city smiley - biggrin Except that a few months ago my favourite restaurant closed down, little brats!

Yet, I'll be out of here by the end of August normally, but I am waiting for some news about a longer position in Bochum starting in October, so I would still be in Germany. I could also end up in Dublin actually (I applied there). Otherwise I'll be in trouble, mostly.


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aka Bel - A87832164

I'll keep my fingers crossed for you smiley - goodluck
Dublin sounds much nicer to me than Bochum. smiley - biggrin


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toybox

smiley - biggrin

smiley - ale


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aka Bel - A87832164

Which one would you prefer? And will you be on a holiday before August?


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Post 89

toybox

Probably Dublin, although I don't know the people in the maths department so I don't know if my research is relevant to them. I'll be on holidays (read: my scholarship runs out) at the end of July; I'll ask my advisor if I can get some extra funding in August. Ach, money.


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aka Bel - A87832164

Oh yes, the money iussue - I remember it well.
Do you think we could meet then before you leave to the west?


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Post 91

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That seems difficult. Maybe we can arrange something in August, but I might be away at some point. In any case, it would be much better if I got the position in Bochum (or, indeed, Dublin).


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aka Bel - A87832164

That's all fine with me, I'll only go and see my sister for a week in July, apart from that, I'll be here. Who knows, maybe a few others woukd turn up spontaneously. Let's just decide on a date once you know more, and then go from there. smiley - ok


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toybox

I'll try that smiley - ok


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aka Bel - A87832164

Ok. Shouldn't be too difficult, I hope. smiley - smiley


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aka Bel - A87832164

Speaking of the Look what Sho just came up with: http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/brunel/F42904?thread=4288612


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aka Bel - A87832164

Hi smiley - smiley
I'm just about to go but you were shown online, so I'm taking my chances. For my latest entry, I cam across this website
http://www.psychanalyse-paris.com/968-Entretien-avec-Leopold-von.html

and was absolutely pleased with what i read. I understand that it's a reprint of the original newspaper article of 'le Figaro' from 19 Dec 1886 - did I understand that right? Is there a way to find out? Have you, by chance, an idea whether this website is relaibale (usually)

Sorry for all those questiomns, but it would be great of you could take a look. smiley - smooch

Bel


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Post 97

toybox

From what I understood, it is a reprint of an old Figaro issue indeed.

As for reliability, I have no idea really. Did you mean: can you be sure whether the text has been properly copied? The site looks boring enough smiley - winkeye (no fancy graphic or things) but that's not always a good test.

Well, I'll go to smiley - sleepy soon too, if smiley - cat leaves me in peace. I'll try to have a better look tomorrow, which is today actually.


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aka Bel - A87832164

Thanks for that. smiley - cheers
It's been so long now that I haven't read anything in French I wasn't sure I did understand it correctly. I'd have expected a somewhat more -err- antique language, if you know what I mean, although there is a heavy use of subjonctifs if memory serves me right, which could be an indication. smiley - biggrin


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Ah, that's what you meant, that the text could have been a bit modernised? No no, the language at that time is not much different of the one used today (see Hugo, Dumas, Maupassant, Zola). Although as you pointed out they weren't afraid of subjunctives (and "point" when you would use "pas" nowadays). And it has some sort of old-fashioned patine, too, a je-ne-sais-quoi smiley - winkeye


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aka Bel - A87832164

True, it's a rather 'flowery' if not kitschig style.
Anyway, thanks for taking the time to have a look. smiley - hug


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