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(Hitler-Heiden-p. 174 cont.)
which the movement had [unreadable] ... opposition to him 
reduced Hitler to [unreadable]. Visitors hardly recognized 
him; he swayed to and fro like a reed, gave incoherent 
answers, could not make up his mind about anything, 
and if he [unreadable]  signified his agreement, withdrew 
it twenty-four hours later.
(Hitler-Heiden-p, 174)

In short, Hitler took at Landsberg the significant step 
from the idea of a subjugation of the German to that 
of a winning over of the German--of course, both alike 
meant the domination of the German.
(Hitler-Heiden-p, 177)

The greeting was cool. Instead of a [unreadable] he 
carried his whip of hippopotamus-hide. "If I had seen 
the whip, I would have flung him out then and there," 
said one of the deputies later in court. [unreadable]
(Hitler-Heiden-p, 183)

The phrase "the Fuhrer" made an impression; from 
that day onward it became a household word in the 
party. The scene illustrates Hitler's frequently 
noticed incapacity to impose his will in a small 
circle, and his consummate skill in winning over a 
crowd prepared by publicity and stage-management, 
and then, with its aid, vanquishing the small circle too.
(Hitler-Heiden-p, 186)

To  third persons Rohm complained that Hitler was a 
man who did not really know what he want, he lacked 
the military way of thinking, which is based on the 
principle: who wants the end must also want the means.
(Hitler-Heiden-p, 189-190)

Near Berchtesgaden, in the extreme southeast corner 
of Bavaria, rises the Obersalzburg. Here stands the 
Platterhof, where Hitler, Hanfstaengl, [unreadable], 
and Eckart once celebrated their much-censured carousals.
(Hitler-Heiden-p, 192)

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The stenographer who took down Hitler's speech had lost 
her notes. Hitler was beside himself; he suspected a 
hostile conspiracy and enemy spies. He had long been 
fuming because most of the employees in the post 
office and the publishing firm were not National Socialists;....
(Hitler-Heiden-p.  207)

He sent for the editor, whom he held to be 
responsible, heaped abuse on him, roared that 
he felt himself surrounded by traitors, and, 
when the unhappy wretch was about to reply, 
walked up to him and gave him a resounding box 
on the ear.

After such scenes, he [unreadable]became invisible 
for some weeks. The victims consoled themselves 
philosophically with the reflection that the fellow 
was not quite normal.
(Hitler-Heiden-p.  207)

If an understanding was quite impossible, one must make 
shift as best as one could. On one occasion the two men 
were to meet for a discussion of a ticklish question in 
Leipzig. Hitler knew that Strasser was bringing a whole 
cartload of complaints. They met in the restaurant. Hitler 
begged to be excused; he wanted to go to the cloakroom; 
he went--and he never came back. After a while Strasser 
grew suspicious; he went out, could not find his Fuhrer, 
and finally he learned that Herr Hitler had left the 
restaurant by the side exit and driven off in a car. 
In this brilliantly simple fashion did the Fuhrer solve 
political questions; obviously in accordance with the 
old dictum that there is no business, however important, 
which does not become more important by being shelved.
(Hitler-Heiden-p.  210)

All observers of Hitler testify to his tireless interest in 
the money question. He tapped everyone whom he suspected 
of possessing any resources; in the first years he accepted 
even the most trifling amounts; and he continued to do so 
after the party had become famous.
(Hitler-Heiden-p.  219)

"Everything you say merely proves that you have not 
the most elementary understanding of art." declared 
Hitler pedantically. "There is only one eternal art, the 
Greek-Nordic. Dutch, Italian, German art, the Gothic--
are all sprung from its leadership. Anything which lays 
claim to the name of art can only be Nordic-Greek."
(Hitler-Heiden-p.  233)

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Bruning sent for Hitler, and the latter assured him 
of his great personal esteem and [unreadable]... of the 
profound antagonism which separated them. Bruning, 
on the other hand, decided that Hitler was hovering 
on the verge of insanity and resolved that, with 
Hindenburg's moral protection, he would now rule 
in good earnest.
(Hitler-Heiden-p. 242)

He now repeated before the court: Another two or 
three elections, and he would have a majority in 
the Reichstag. Then he would seize power legally. 
The he would root out his opponents legally. "Then 
will come a Nationals-Socialist State tribunal; 
then will November 1918 be expiated; then heads 
will roll! " But only legally! For "the [unreadable] 
only prescribes the way, not the goal."

This sworn assurance of legality echoed through Germany 
like a sinister threat. The newspapers wrote for months 
only of the rolling of heads. The opponents shuddered. Hitler's 
paralyzing terrorist propaganda began on that day.
(Hitler-Heiden-p. 243)

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Schliecher told them about the conversation with Hitler: 
"The fellow is simply crazy; you can't say a word to him. 
He simply takes the sentence out of your mouth and then 
talks like a torrent. You ask me about my conversation 
with him? They weren't conversations; they were 
(Hitler-Heiden-p. 252)

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