9. Bedeckt, 5°.

— Eine in unserem Leben einzigartige Seltsamkeit hat sich begeben: wir schlafen bis gegen 9h!¬ – Nun Kehraus mit unseren {3555} Krankheiten, kein Krebs, kein Herzfehler, – die Angstmacherei der Aerzte hat mir nicht wenig geschadet! – nun wie Beethoven sagte: sentendo nuova forza! 1 — An Jonas (Br.= OJ 5/18, [3b]): als Zeugnis geltend! — An Rinn Brief begonnen! — Nach der Jause Wege. — Rf. Tautenhayn! Schade, daß dieser Künstler nicht zur früheren Reinlichkeit zurückfindet. — Universitäts-Dozent ? führt Herztöne u. Wachstumsgeräusche vor! 2

© Transcription Marko Deisinger.

9. Cloudy, 5°.

— A uniquely strange event happened in our lives: we sleep until nearly 9 o'clock!¬ – Now, the end to our {3555} illnesses, no cancer, no heart failure – the scaremongering of the doctors has done me no little harm! – now, as Beethoven said, sentendo nuova forza! 1 — To Jonas (letter= OJ 5/18, [3b]), serving as a letter of recommendation! — To Rinn, letter begun! — After teatime, errands. — Radio: Tautenhayn! A pity that this artist has not found his way to his earlier limpidness. — University teacher ? demonstrates the sounds of the heart and the noises of growth! 2

© Translation William Drabkin.

9. Bedeckt, 5°.

— Eine in unserem Leben einzigartige Seltsamkeit hat sich begeben: wir schlafen bis gegen 9h!¬ – Nun Kehraus mit unseren {3555} Krankheiten, kein Krebs, kein Herzfehler, – die Angstmacherei der Aerzte hat mir nicht wenig geschadet! – nun wie Beethoven sagte: sentendo nuova forza! 1 — An Jonas (Br.= OJ 5/18, [3b]): als Zeugnis geltend! — An Rinn Brief begonnen! — Nach der Jause Wege. — Rf. Tautenhayn! Schade, daß dieser Künstler nicht zur früheren Reinlichkeit zurückfindet. — Universitäts-Dozent ? führt Herztöne u. Wachstumsgeräusche vor! 2

© Transcription Marko Deisinger.

9. Cloudy, 5°.

— A uniquely strange event happened in our lives: we sleep until nearly 9 o'clock!¬ – Now, the end to our {3555} illnesses, no cancer, no heart failure – the scaremongering of the doctors has done me no little harm! – now, as Beethoven said, sentendo nuova forza! 1 — To Jonas (letter= OJ 5/18, [3b]), serving as a letter of recommendation! — To Rinn, letter begun! — After teatime, errands. — Radio: Tautenhayn! A pity that this artist has not found his way to his earlier limpidness. — University teacher ? demonstrates the sounds of the heart and the noises of growth! 2

© Translation William Drabkin.

Footnotes

1 "Feeling new strength," Beethoven's tempo marking of the contrasting sections of the "Heiliger Dankgesang" from his String Quartet, Op. 132.

2 According to Radio-Wien program guide, the Austrian physiologist Dr. Ferdinand Scheminzky (1899–1973) spoke about pitches sounded by the heart, sounds made by breathing, and muscle currents; this was followed by "A Plant Grows," a talk by Paul Bellak.