A history of Bohemian literature

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D. Appleton and company, 1899 - Literary Collections - 425 pages
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Page 154 - Ahi, Costantin, di quanto mal fu matre, Non la tua conversion, ma quella dote Che da te prese il primo ricco patre!
Page 32 - We all descend from one father — And he ranks as a noble — Whose father had much silver — And as nobility and peasantry are thus intermingled — Bozena shall be my wife — Rather would I entrust myself to a Bohemian peasantgirl — Than that I should take a German queen as my wife — Every heart clings to its nation — Therefore a German woman would less favour my language; — A German woman will have German servants — German will she teach my children — Then there will be division...
Page ii - University of Glasgow. ENGLISH LITERATURE. BY THE EDITOR. ITALIAN LITERATURE. BY RICHARD GARNETT, CB, LL.D., Keeper of Printed Books in the British Museum. MODERN SCANDINAVIAN LITERATURE BY DR. GEORG BRANDES, of Copenhagen. JAPANESE LITERATURE. BY WILLIAM GEORGE ASTON, MA, CMG, late Acting Secretary at the British Legation at Tokio. SPANISH LITERATURE. BY J.
Page 90 - were more wretched than dogs or snakes, for a dog defends the couch on which he lies, and, if another dog tries to drive him away, he fights with him, and a snake does the same ; but us the Germans oppress without resistance.
Page 428 - A HISTORY OF ANCIENT GREEK LITERATURE. By GILBERT MURRAY, MA, Professor of Greek in the University of Glasgow.
Page 126 - For I say unto you, that this that is written must yet be accomplished in me, And he was reckoned among the transgressors : for the things concerning me have an end. And they said, Lord, behold, here are two swords. And he said unto them, It is enough.
Page 56 - ... of ordinary nature, that was without my assaults, save only those glorified people and saints who lived by the grace of God above the ordinary custom and above nature ? Thou mustest say, that thou hast neither heard nor read of such anywhere ; thou hast thyself, moreover, never known such a person. How much more fortunate then dost thou desire to be, that I may honour thee more, than the Emperor Julius, or the King Alexander, or the excellent, truly excellent, Emperor Charles, at this time King...
Page 5 - A compilation from earlier historical works made, in the form in which we have it, at the end of the thirteenth or the beginning of the fourteenth century and known by the name of WALTER OF COVENTRY (W.
Page 393 - April 1 1, replied to this proposal in a letter that remained, and indeed still is, famous in Bohemia. He wrote : " I am not a German but a Bohemian, belonging to the Slav race. Whatever talent I may possess is at the service of my own country. My nation is certainly a small one, but it has always maintained its historical individuality. The rulers of Bohemia have often been on terms of intimacy with the German princes, but the Bohemian people have never considered themselves as Germans.
Page 121 - ... wearing the robes of Christ's clergy, rests upon privileges savoring of pride and avarice, finds itself obliged to defend human ordinances, strives after a proud, splendid equipage. Not the office makes the priest, but the priest the office. The place does not sanctify the man, but the man the place. Not every priest is a saint, but every saint is a priest.

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