The Schleswig-Holstein War, Volume 1

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Page 2 - ... the profane of every age have derided the furious contests which the difference of a single diphthong excited between the Homoousians and the Homoiousians.
Page 192 - ... trenches at Badajoz, yet toiling on, fighting on, storming under disadvantage, with a determination that might be called dogged by volatile spirits of more dash and show, with less perseverance, perhaps, less unshaken sense of duty. Add, whatever may have been taking place in the meantime : for Wellington is not a man to let the grass grow under his feet.
Page 1 - Peace2 made between Denmark on the one hand and Prussia and Austria on the other on August i, 1864: 1 For the whole Report, see above, p.
Page 15 - Sonderburg tHucksburg, and upon his issue in the male line by his marriage with Louisa Princess of Hesse. The principle of the integrity of the Danish monarchy was acknowledged ; but the rights of the German Confederation with regard to the duchies of Holstein and Lauenburg were not to be affected by this treaty. The Duke of Augustenburg relinquished, on payment of 3,500,000 dollars, his claims to ScLleswig and Holstein.
Page 5 - Sleswic, engaged that the province should never be united with Denmark. Next, the two states, which had so much influence in the choice of a ruler, believing that, from their proximity, union would be their best policy, agreed, in an assembly at Rendsburg, never to follow separate interests, but in all things to act as if they were component parts of the same political system.
Page 236 - I have hardly ever seen in it a building of any kind which appeared to be more than a hundred or a hundred and fifty years old.
Page 246 - ... every thing connected with the arts in this country should be reserved till I had qualified myself to form a judgment as to their general condition, yet I cannot resist the impulse of writing you a few words about these glorious works, now that the feelings they have excited in me are at their height. I shall be able to give you a more detailed account of them hereafter, when I come to speak of the National Museum of which they form so distinguished a part. You may thank your stars, as I do mine,...
Page 63 - If you look at a map of the country, you will find that between the Fiords of Flensburg and Apenrade there lies a straggling promontory, terminating in the Isle of Alsen.

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