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Undine by Friedrich Heinrich Karl Freiherr de La Motte-Fouque
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Undine

by Friedrich de la Motte Fouque
with foreword by Charlotte M Yonge.




Introduction




Four tales are, it is said, intended by the Author to be appropriate
to the Four Seasons: the stern, grave "Sintram", to winter; the
tearful, smiling, fresh "Undine", to Spring; the torrid deserts of
the "Two Captains", to summer; and the sunset gold of "Aslauga's
Knight", to autumn. Of these two are before us.

The author of these tales, as well as of many more, was Friedrich,
Baron de la Motte Fouque, one of the foremost of the minstrels or