Die jungfrau von Orleans: eine romantische tragödie, von Friedrich Schiller

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H.Holt, 1901 - 309 páginas

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Página 176 - Well, do not swear: although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night: It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be Ere one can say 'It lightens.
Página 191 - Athens arose : a city such as vision Builds from the purple crags and silver towers Of battlemented cloud, as in derision Of kingliest masonry...
Página 194 - I could weep My spirit from mine eyes ! There is my dagger, And here my naked breast ; within, a heart Dearer than Plutus...
Página 309 - The Hon. Andrew D. White, ex-President of Cornell University. " For the first time German literature has been depicted with a spirit that imparts to it organic unity . . . rich in wellweighed, condensed judgments of writers . . . not mere rewordings of the opinions of standard critics. . . . The style is clear, crisp, and unobtrusive; . . . destined to be a standard work for both professional and general uses.
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Página 309 - German literature is spread out before us from the first outburst of heroic song in the dim days of the migrations, down to the latest disquieting productions of the Berlin school. We owe a debt of gratitude to the author who has led us to a commanding height and pointed out to us the kingdoms of the spirit which the genius of Germany has conquered. The frequent departures from the orthodox estimates are the result of the new view-point. They are often a distinct addition to our knowledge.
Página 192 - Tenson, which was given to these dramatic skirmishes, in fact signified a contest*. It frequently happened that the knights, who had gained the prize of valour, became candidates for the poetical honours. One of the two, with his harp upon his arm, after a prelude, proposed the subject of the dispute. The other then advancing, and singing to the same air, answered him in a stanza of the same measure, and very frequently having the same rhymes. This extempore composition was usually comprised in five...
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Página 309 - Berlin school. We owe a debt of gratitude to the author who has led us to a commanding height and pointed out to us the kingdoms of the spirit which the genius of Germany has conquered. The frequent departures from the orthodox estimates are the result of the new view-point. They are often a distinct addition to our knowledge. . . . To the study of German literature in its organic relation to society this book is the best contribution in English that has yet been published.

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