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Biography - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach:

Austrian writer.
Born: 1830 - Died: 1916
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Czech Republic
Czech Republic

Chance is necessity hidden behind a veil.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Der Zufall ist die in Schleier gehüllte Notwendigkeit.

French
le hasard c'est la nécessité enveloppée de voiles.




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