Sample Texts

Here we provide you with a collection of sample texts and translations—not only in order to give you an idea of our services, but also to draw your attention to some texts we find particularly interesting.

Marcus Tullius Cicero
Somnium Scipionis (De re publica 6.9—29) (51 BC)

Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus
Epistula ad Tacitum (epist. 6.16) (AD 106/107)

Sophronius Eusebius Hieronymus
Epistula LVII ad Pammachium: De optimo genere interpretandi (about AD 395)

Samuel Johnson
Letter to the Earl of Chesterfield (1755)

Immanuel Kant
Beantwortung der Frage: Was ist Aufklärung? (1784)

Giacomo Leopardi
Dialogo della Terra e della Luna (1827)

Mark Twain
The Awful German Language (1880)

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter (1893)

James Joyce
A Mother (1914)

Virginia Woolf
The String Quartet (1921)

Walter Benjamin
Die Aufgabe des Übersetzers (1923)

Luigi Pirandello
Il marito di mia moglie (1924)

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