A history of Germany, from the invasion of Germany by Marius to ... 1813, on the plan of mrs. Markham's histories. To 1880 (Google eBook)

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Page 189 - What shall we say then ? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound ? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein...
Page 324 - Into thy hands I commend my spirit : .for thou hast redeemed me, O Lord, thou God of truth.
Page 32 - Mahomet, with the sword in one hand and the Koran in the other, erected his throne on the ruins of Christianity and of Rome.
Page 229 - But when they shall lead you, and deliver you up. take no thought beforehand what ye shall speak, neither do ye premeditate: but whatsoever shall be given you in that hour, that speak ye: for it is not ye that speak, but the Holy Ghost.
Page 229 - Spalatin sent a messenger to warn him of his danger, he answered, "If there were as many devils in Worms as there are tiles upon the roofs of its houses, I would go on.
Page 475 - In London ladies of the highest rank contended for the honour of a kiss from the smoky mouth of the old general ; who would sit for hours together at his window, tranquilly enjoying his pipe, and nodding kindly to the crowds who besieged his lodgings throughout the day. On the 18th of the following June Napoleon was defeated at Waterloo, and having surrendered himself to Captain Maitland of the Bellerophon, was conveyed a prisoner to the island of St. Helena, where he died on the 5th of May, 1821.
Page 372 - island of the nobles,' or the 'royal island') amid the marshes of Somersetshire, to which he summoned his faithful followers. From this fortress he made frequent successful sallies against the enemy, and after a comparatively short time, he found himself at the head of a considerable army, with which he totally routed them (878) near Edington, in Wiltshire.
Page 98 - I have loved righteousness, and hated iniquity ; therefore do I die in exile.
Page 303 - The same cause had excited the peasants in several other provinces of Germany to rebel against their superiors towards the end of the fifteenth and beginning of the sixteenth centuries ; and though these insurrections were not attended with like success, they could not, however, be quelled without much difficulty and bloodshed°.
Page 46 - Christians would more thoroughly exercise themselves unto godliness, labouring always to keep a conscience void of offence both towards God and towards man, it would be the way to have the comfort and taste the sweetness of religion.

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