• After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome, voyage, we came at last into port. Immediately on landing I got together my few effects; and, squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest and humblest inn which first met my gaze.

    Theodor Storm, Adelbert von Chamisso, Adalbert Stifter (2005). “Famous German Novellas of the 19th Century”, p.36, Mondial