The Hussite Wars

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J.M. Dent & sons, 1914 - Bohemia (Czech Republic) - 384 pages
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Page 309 - Moravia, and to those elsewhere who adhere to the faith of these two countries. 2. All mortal sins shall be punished and extirpated by those whose office it is so to do. 3. The word of God is to be freely and truthfully preached by the priests of the Lord, and by worthy deacons. 4. The priests in the time of the law of grace shall claim no ownership of worldly possessions.
Page 1 - The author develops the thesis, now universally accepted, that "these wars were the result of three causes, the antagonism of the Bohemians to the Church of Rome, the revival of the Slavic national feeling, and the rise of the democratic spirit ". Count Liitzow is a liberal Bohemian noble and patriot.
Page 309 - The word of God is to be freely and truthfully preached by the priests of the Lord, and by worthy deacons. 4. The priests in the time of the law of grace shall claim no ownership of worldly possessions. On the...
Page 30 - I beg you for the sake of the Lord God to remain in the fear of God as His most beloved sons, and not to complain if He chastises you. Remembering the founder of our faith, our Lord Jesus Christ, you will defend yourselves bravely against the wrongs which these Germans endeavour to inflict on you. You will thus follow the example of the ancient Bohemians, who, valiantly using their lances, defended both God's cause and their own. And we, dear brethren, seeking the law of God and the good of the commonwealth,...
Page 29 - O dear brethren in God. I beg you, for the sake of the Lord God, to remain in the fear of God, as His most beloved sons, and not to complain if He chastises you. Remembering the founder of our faith, the Lord Jesus Christ, you will defend yourselves bravely against the wrongs which these Germans endeavour to inflict on you. You will thus follow the example of the ancient Bohemians, who valiantly using their lances, defended both God's cause and their own. And we, dear brethren, seeking the law...
Page 221 - ... exspectamus regressum, per quos volumus de voluntate sua experiri, si quid et quando contra ipsos sit facturus; et quidquid in reditu dictorum nuntiorum vel alterius ipsorum suscipiemus, continuo Fraternitatem Vestram reddemus certiorem. Porro admiramur vehementer de hominibus vestris et...
Page 78 - ... fact of eating with men who were uncircumcised, is very suggestive, and as the Church at Jerusalem make no allusion to the baptism of uncircumcised Gentiles, it would lead to the inference that nothing was known of such an event, and that the circumstance was simply added to some other narrative ; and this is rendered all the more probable by the fact that, in the affair at Antioch as well as throughout the Epistle to the Galatians, Peter is very far from acting as one who had been the first...
Page 361 - In spite of the bitter invectives of the enemies of Bohemia, and in spite also of the perhaps more harmful writings of indiscriminate praisers of Hussitism, the period of the Hussite war will always appear to a Bohemian as the most glorious epoch in the annals of his country.
Page 203 - Michi videtur optimum tanto morbo remedium. instemus omnes seduli. ut ipsorum articuli. quos et scripturis comprobant. pro quibus semper litigant, serventur in ecclesia tota certe katholica, prout servarunt pariter primi fidèles fort i ter.
Page 244 - Bohemorum, quibus nisi viriliter restitissem cum coadjutoribus, et modo jugiter vigilias gregis custodirem, in agro Domini non frumentum veritatis, sed infelix lolium doctrine erronee germinasset " (Quoted by Noel Valois, as above, Vol.

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