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Heyse, Johann Ludwig Paul, perhaps the greatest of living German novelists, was born ;n Berlin 1830. He was patronised by King Max of Bavaria, and became a prolific writer. Besides his narrative and epic poems, he has written many plays, some of which have been successful, and many novels and novelettes, and has translated much from Italian authors. Among his novels are Die Kinder der Welt, and Im Paradiese Merancr Novellen; and Das Bitch der Freundschaft contains many slighter cnovels, while Ulrica, die Brant von Cypern, and Tltekla are good specimens of his poetry.