GERMANY: Ulrich alias Adolf

GERMANY Seven years ago, sitting in his gloomy chateau at St. Gilles in eastern France, Johannes Thomasset, a gentleman farmer, spare-time poet, Francophobe and "passionate lover" of all things Germanic, dreamed of Burgundian knights of old, of Gundicar and Gunderic, who, coming from Germany, carved a kingdom for themselves in the bosom of degenerate Gaul. In the summer he pruned his grapevines, hunted Germanic relics on his land, and penned iambic attacks on the Latin descendants of those Gauls who finally crushed the flower of Burgundian knighthood.

In 1933 Poet Thomasset had...

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