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Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich

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Real friends should have everything in common,' the Miller used to say, and little Hans nodded and smiled, and felt very proud of having a friend with such noble ideas.
Sometimes, indeed, the neighbours thought it strange that the rich Miller never gave little Hans anything in return, though he had a hundred sacks of flour stored away in his mill, and six milch cows, and a large flock of woolly sheep; but Hans never troubled his head about these things, and nothing gave him greater pleasure than to listen to all the wonderful things the Miller used to say about the unselfishness of true friendship.
There is no good in my going to see little Hans as long as the snow lasts,' the Miller used to say to his wife, 'for when people are in trouble they should be left alone, and not be bothered by visitors.
A year later they were in Colorado, where Hans Nelson saw his first mining and caught the mining-fever himself.
The gold-seeking tide was flooding northward into Alaska, and it was inevitable that Hans Nelson and his wife should he caught up by the stream and swept toward the Klondike.
Away went the horse full gallop; and before Hans knew what he was about, he was thrown off, and lay on his back by the road-side.
Hans told him what had happened, how he was dry, and wanted to milk his cow, but found the cow was dry too.
It would he well for you, mine friend, if you was a liddle seasick," said Hans Breitmann, pausing by the cage.
The thin silk of the sleeping-suit tore out: Hans stepped back unconcernedly, to pluck a banana from a bunch hanging close to one of the boats.
A thoughtless whim seized Thornton, and he drew the attention of Hans and Pete to the experiment he had in mind.
Hans and Pete moved along the bank, snubbing with a thin Manila rope from tree to tree, while Thornton remained in the boat, helping its descent by means of a pole, and shouting directions to the shore.
When Nicky the Greek jumped in with a short-handled shovel to Whisky Bob's assistance, short work was made of him by Hans.
Falls over the calf in a swoon of joy, but is caught in the arms of Hans Schmidt, who springs in at that moment.
Such was the appearance of Ichabod and his steed as they shambled out of the gate of Hans Van Ripper, and it was altogether such an apparition as is seldom to be met with in broad daylight.
Then, he thought, how soon he 'd turn his back upon the old schoolhouse; snap his fingers in the face of Hans Van Ripper, and every other niggardly patron, and kick any itinerant pedagogue out of doors that should dare to call him comrade!