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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 29

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 29 “More than you might think, but we’ll give them a bargain anyway,” Hayley said. “Sell boat passes that are good for a month for twenty-five pfennig each, or even twenty.” “Or you could … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 28

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 28 “Do we really need all that?” Gayleen Sanderlin asked. “No, of course not, Mrs. Sanderlin. But the people out there waiting around hoping to be hired . . . they need it. If … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 27

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 27 Race Track at Simmering, Austria The unemployment situation in Vienna became increasingly clear over the next few days. Demonstrated not by numbers reported on TV, since they didn’t get any TV in Austria, … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 26

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 26 Vienna, Austria “They pointed a gun at Julian, Father,” Amadeus von Eisenberg said. “I don’t need this, Amadeus,” Peter von Eisenberg said. “Karl Eusebius wants to put a railroad up to Teschen. And … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 25

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 25 Hayley didn’t know what to say. Vienna was supposed to be civilized, at least by down-time standards. People ought to know better than that. It made her wish she had convinced her parents … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 24

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 24 Chapter 10: Outside Vienna September, 1634 Village of Simmering, Austria “You know anything about oil wells, Sonny?” Ron Sanderlin passed the well-worn book over and took a seat in the sitting room of … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 23

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 23 “The emperor!” the royal flunky said haughtily, and Hayley suppressed a grin. “Where does His Imperial Majesty want us to set up?” her dad asked. What followed was confusion and irritation for all … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 22

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 22 “But they couldn’t buy it,” Mrs. Sanderlin said. “They didn’t have the money.” “But they could buy shirts easier than they could buy shirt factories. They could buy cars easier than they could … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 21

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 21 Chapter 9: Rollin’ on the River September, 1634 Regensburg “Emperor Ferdinand II has died and Vienna mourns, but it is time for us to move,” Istvan Janoszi said. “It’s weird,” Hayley whispered to … Continue reading

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1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 20

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 20 “Sorry, I slipped in an up-timer English word. It means tall and awkward. And it’s true she is more at home with books than sports or dances. But there’s a vibrancy to her … Continue reading

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