A Popular History of Germany: From the Earliest Period to the Present Day, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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H. J. Johnson, 1878 - Germany
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Page 970 - I say unto thee, that thou art Peter, and on this rock will I build my Church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
Page 970 - I will give unto thee, the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou bindest upon earth, shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou loosest on earth, shall be loosed in heaven.
Page 1140 - Of the southern tower, the upper part must have been rebuilt at the end of the twelfth or beginning of the thirteenth century, but with a certain adaptation to the earlier work, the midwall shaft being still used.
Page 1344 - XL, who in his youth had experienced the valour of the Swiss, inflamed the quarrel till it became irreconcileable. and then sat down the quiet spectator of the event. The gendarmerie of Burgundy was discomfited in three great battles, by the firm battalions of Swiss infantry, composed of pikemen and musketeers. At Granson, Charles lost his honour and treasures ; at Morat, the flower of his troops ; and at Nancy, his life. He left only an orphan daughter, whose rich...
Page 959 - What reward shall be given or done unto thee, thou false tongue : even mighty and sharp arrows, with hot burning coals.
Page 1049 - While others, relying on their own partial vision, are full of groundless terrors and alarms — —hesitating, faltering, staggering, bewildered — he is far in advance, and still making perceptible way; having but one only rule for his guidance : to turn neither to the right hand nor to the left, but to press «ver forwards towards the prize of his high calling in Christ Jesus.
Page 1296 - Of all wars none was so horribly, remorselessly, ostentatiously cruel as this — a war of races, of languages, and of religion. It was a strife of revenge, of reprisal, of extermination considered to be the holiest of duties. On one side no faith was to be kept, no mercy shown to heretics: to cut off the spreading plague by any means was paramount to all principles of law or Gospel. On the other, vengeance was to be wreaked on the...
Page 1279 - There is no prince in the empire," said he, " with whose merits I am so fully acquainted as with my own. I am surpassed by none — either in power or in the prudence with which I have ruled, whether in prosperity or adversity. Therefore do I, as Elector of Brandenburg, give my vote to Sigismund, King of Hungary, and will that he be elected King of Germany.
Page 992 - I have loved justice and hated iniquity, therefore I die in exile." His faithful attendant answered, "Vicar of Christ, an exile thou canst never be, for to thee God has given the Gentiles for an inheritance, and the uttermost ends of the earth for thy possession.
Page 969 - I, Henry, by God's grace, king, and all our bishops say to thee, Come down ! come down!

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