Bosnia and Herzegovina: Some Wayside Wanderings

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J. Lane, 1910 - Bosnia and Hercegovina - 248 pages
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Page 167 - A Book of Verses underneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread — and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness — Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow!
Page 102 - In the spring a fuller crimson comes upon the robin's breast; In the spring the wanton lapwing gets himself another crest; In the spring a livelier iris changes on the burnish'd dove; In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.
Page 75 - German methods. He tells us the recent arrangements with Russia were made on the urgent appeal of the populations for protection against the Red Guard and other bands, and, therefore, undertaken in the name of humanity. We know that the East is the East and the West is the West and that the German policy of the West is entirely different from the German policy of the East. The German policy in the East recently has been directed toward preventing atrocities and devastation in the interest of humanity,...
Page 252 - Crown 8vo. 5s. net. This book treats of many walks and cycle rides. practically describing, if not covering, the whole of Tuscany. It has been written with the especial object of setting before the reader not only the characteristics of the landscape but no less the inhabitants of all classes, whom the author encountered. Not only, however, does He describe the people and the scenery, but he has placed on record his thoughts about them in a frank and bold...
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Page 142 - ... suffered also a younger race, the younger children of the European family, the Southern Slavs, who, after centuries of repression, are asserting their right to independent existence. After the conquest of Bosnia by the Turks, those of the nobility who remained alive in the land became Mahommedan. The Bosnian Begs were the offspring of an alliance between feudalism and Islam. The feudal system, which had been established in Bosnia in the Christian period, was continued after the Mussulman conquest,...
Page 91 - ... there brick and stone houses, roofed with tiles, are beginning to appear. A road now leads from Brood on the Save to Serajevo, a distance of about one hundred and thirty-eight English miles, along which passes once a week each way the post cart of the Austrian consulate in Bosnia ; three places on the hay in the springless vehicle may be hired by those who do not object to jolt on continuously for two days and a night, or more.
Page 21 - ... present volume is, of course, a book of travel and nothing else. When a new edition is published, the text might well be enlarged by a chapter or two on economics and politics. Yet even in this book we find occasional parentheses concerning the result of Austrian rule. Mrs. Holbach concludes that it has brought peace and prosperity to a land which little more than a generation ago was given up to bloodshed and sedition. The Turkish Government was quite unable to repress robbery and clear the...
Page 143 - ... in Bosnia in the Christian period, was continued after the Mussulman conquest, with this sole difference, that the feudal lords changed their faith and their suzerain. Their own position was confirmed by the change. We have seen that Bosnia was continually the object of attack from Hungary. Now the Turkish policy was acute and masterly ; there was also much that was noble and magnanimous in the Osmanli character ; tempting terms were offered to the Bosnian nobles. Perceiving...
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