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A soldier is married on sentry duty, and Dr Rapunzius sells some amazing toothache pills.
An enduring classic of German literature, The Treasure Chest by Johann Peter Hebel (pub.1811) is a collection of pithy comic anecdotes, mysteries and moral tales full of sanity, wit and good humour.
A soldier gets married while on sentry duty; and Dr Rapunzius sells some amazing toothache pills.
Translated by John Hibberd and abridged by Roy Apps.
Read by Mark Williams
Producer/Director: David Blount
A Pier Production for BBC Radio 4
Producer David Blount.