The Holy Roman Empire

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Macmillan, 1904 - 575 Seiten

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Seite 11 - Lord's sake: whether it be to the Emperor as supreme; or unto Governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well 1
Seite 280 - Nature herself, the fountain of all right, had, by their geographical position and by the gift of a genius so vigorous, marked them out for universal dominion : — ' Excudent alii spirantia mollius aera, Credo equidem: vivos ducent de marmore vultus; Orabunt causas melius, coelique meatus Describent radio, et surgentia
Seite 280 - dicent: Tu regere imperio populos, Romane, memento; Hae tibi erunt artes; pacisque imponere morem, Parcere subiectis, et debellare superbos.' Finally, the right of war asserted, Christ's birth, and death under Pilate, ratified their government.
Seite 399 - The bold Bavarian, in a luckless hour, Tries the dread summits of Cacsarean power ; With unexpected legions bursts away, And sees defenceless realms receive his sway. . . . The baffled prince in honour's flattering bloom Of hasty greatness finds the fatal doom ; His foes' derision and his subjects' blame, And steals to death from anguish and from shame.' — JOHNSON, Vanity of Human Wishes.
Seite 109 - Soleva Roma, che '1 buon mondo feo, Duo Soli aver, che 1' una e 1' altra strada Facean vedere, e del mondo e di Deo. L" un 1' altro ha spento, ed e giunta la spada Col pastorale: e 1' un coll' altro insieme Per viva forza mal convien che vada.
Seite 49 - In that shout, echoed by the Franks without, was pronounced the union, so long in preparation, so mighty in its consequences, of .the Roman and the Teuton, of the memories and the civilization of the South with the fresh energy of the North, and from that moment modern history begins. 1
Seite xxviii - John XXIII. End of the Great Schism. Martin V. Eugene IV. (Felix V, Anti-pope.) Nicholas V. Calixtus IV. Pius II. Paul II. Sixtus IV. Innocent VIII. Alexander VI. Pius III. Julius II. LeoX. Hadrian VI. Clement VII. Paul III. Julius III. Marcellus II. Paul IV. Pius IV.
Seite 213 - and the town of Brugg have successively arisen. The philosophic traveller may compare the monuments of Roman conquests, of feudal or Austrian tyranny, of monkish superstition, and of industrious freedom. If he be truly a philosopher, he will applaud the merit and happiness of his own time.
Seite xxviii - Hadrian VI. Clement VII. Paul III. Julius III. Marcellus II. Paul IV. Pius IV. Pius V. Gregory XIII. Sixtus V. Urban VII. Gregory XIV. Innocent IX. Clement VIII. Leo XL Paul V.
Seite 75 - This basilica was built upon the model of the church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem, and as it was the first church of any size that had been erected in those regions for centuries past, it excited extraordinary interest among the Franks and Gauls. In many of its features it

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