Germany, Present and Past

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H. Holt, 1882 - 492 páginas
 

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Página 277 - He will not suffer thy foot to be moved ; and he that keepeth thee will not sleep.
Página 26 - I shall do so ; But I must also feel it as a man : I cannot but remember such things were, That were most precious to me.
Página 376 - What are the common wages of labour depends everywhere upon the contract usually made between those two parties, whose interests are by no means the same. The workmen desire to get as much, the masters to give as little, as possible. The former are disposed to combine in order to raise, the latter in order to lower, the wages of labour.
Página 320 - I want to know how it happens that what is sauce for the goose is not sauce for the gander...
Página 25 - I pray you, speak not ; he grows worse and worse; Question enrages him : at once, good night : — Stand not upon the order of your going, But go at once.
Página 438 - ... upon his subjects, was repealed. The violence with which the doctors of theology defended their opinions, nevertheless, remained unabated. Germany is reckoned by some to have lost one-half, by others, two-thirds of her entire population during the thirty years
Página 341 - ... the shout, the laugh, the distant shots of the rifle-gun clubs, are heard above the psalm, the sermon, and the barren forms of state-prescribed prayer, during the one brief service on Sundays, delivered to very scanty congregations, in fact, to a few females and a dozen or two old men, in very populous parishes supplied with able and zealous ministers.
Página 186 - ... so averse are they to cram ; so clearly do they perceive that what forms a youth, and what he should in all ways be induced to acquire, is the orderly development of his faculties under good and trained teaching.
Página 341 - Presbyterian doctrine and practice, has fallen lower from her own original doctrine and practice than ever Rome fell. Rome has still superstition : Geneva has not even that semblance of religion. In the head church of the original seat of Calvinism, in a city of...
Página 341 - ... on the Mosaic chronology, a couple of psalm tunes on the organ, and a waltz to go out with, were the church service. In the afternoon the only service in...

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