History of the People of the Netherlands: From the beginning of the fifteenth century to 1559

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G. P. Putnam's sons, 1899
 

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Pagina 118 - They were the leaders of men, these great ones; the modellers, patterns, and in a wide sense creators, of whatsoever the general mass of men contrived to do or to attain ; all things that we see standing accomplished in the world are properly the outer material result, the practical realisation and embodiment, of Thoughts that dwelt in the Great Men sent into the world : the soul of the whole world's history, it may justly be considered, were the history of these.
Pagina 311 - Die Aschen will nicht lassen ab. Sie stäubt in allen Landen, Hie hilft kein Bach. Loch, Grub noch Grab, Sie macht den Feind zu Schanden: Die er im Leben durch den Mord Zu schweigen hat gedrungen. Die muß er todt an allem Ort Mit aller Stimm und Zungen Gar fröhlich lassen singen.
Pagina 118 - Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked here. They were the leaders of men, these great ones; the modellers, patterns, and in a wide sense creators, of whatsoever the general mass of men contrived to do or to attain...
Pagina 311 - Landen. Hie hilft kein Bach, Loch, Grub noch Grab; Sie macht den Feind zu Schanden. Die er im Leben durch den Mord Zu schweigen hat gedrungen, Die muss er todt an allem Ort The edicts against heresy were imperfectly executed.
Pagina 101 - Especially at the end of the fourteenth and in the beginning of the fifteenth century...
Pagina 323 - II.— 21 and held its own with difficulty in the country districts of North Holland and Friesland; finally Calvinism, attractive to the lower classes rather than to the well-to-do citizens from its democratic spirit. It was not as dangerous in this regard as Anabaptism, but still was thought to have certain anarchistic tendencies. Calvinism soon overshadowed the two other movements.

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