The Holy Roman Empire

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Macmillan, 1907 - Germany - 575 pages

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Page 114 - He shall judge the poor of the people, He shall save the children of the needy, And shall break in pieces the oppressor. 5 They shall fear thee as long as the sun and moon endure, Throughout all generations.
Page 11 - Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evil doers, and for the praise of them that do well.
Page 405 - With unexpected legions bursts away, And sees defenceless realms receive his sway: Short sway ! fair Austria spreads her mournful charms, The queen, the beauty, sets the world, in arms...
Page 521 - Duo quippe sunt, imperator auguste, quibus principaliter mundus hic regitur: auctoritas sacrata pontificum et regalis potestas. In quibus tanto gravius est pondus sacerdotum, quanto etiam pro ipsis regibus hominum in divino reddituri sunt examine rationem.
Page 173 - Do and ordain whatsoever thou wilt, thy will is law; as it is written: ' Quicquid principi placuit legis habet vigorem, cum populus ei et in eum omne suum imperium et potestatem concesserit...
Page 181 - Emperor lies amid his knights in an enchanted sleep, waiting the hour when the ravens shall cease to hover round the peak, and the pear-tree blossom in the valley, to descend with his Crusaders and bring back to Germany the golden age of peace and strength and unity.
Page 9 - Huius pacificis debemus moribus omnes, quod veluti patriis regionibus utitur hospes ; quod sedem mutare licet ; quod cernere Thulen 2o lusus, et horrendos quondam penetrare recessus ; quod bibimus passim Rhodanum, potamus Orontem ; quod cuncti gens una sumus.
Page 19 - Romano nomine Romanum omne solum Gothorum imperium et faceret et vocaret essetque, ut vulgariter loquar, Gothia, quod Romania fuisset...
Page 497 - The permanence of an institution depends not merely on the material interests that support it, but on its conformity to the deeprooted sentiment of the men for whom it has been made. When it draws to itself and provides a fitting expression for that sentiment, the sentiment becomes thereby not only more vocal but actually stronger, and in its turn imparts a fuller vitality to the institution.
Page 75 - Jerusalem), with the earlier remains of our Saxon Edifices. Now the architecture of the Holy Land was Grecian, but greatly fallen from its ancient elegance. Our Saxon performance was indeed a bad copy of it ; and as much inferior to the works of St.

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