Richter, J. P. F Volume 3 by Thomas Carlyle

Richter, J. P. F Volume 3

byThomas Carlyle

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ... lieve that such a man will not grudge the Son of the Muses a certain barbarous Middle-age (the Burschen or Student Life, as it is called), which may again so case-harden him that his refinement shall not go beyond the limits. The Senior, while in Wittenberg, had protected the one hundred and eighty Academic Freedoms--so many of them has Petrus Rebuffus summed up--against prescription, and lost none except his moral one, of which truly a man, even in a convent, can seldom make much. This gave our Quintus courage to relate certain pleasant somersets of his own, which at Leipzig, under the Incubus-pressure of poverty, he had contrived to execute. Let us hear him: His landlord, who was at the same time Professor and Miser, maintained in his enclosed court a whole community of hens: Fixlein, in company with three roommates, without difficulty, mastered the rent of a cham From Peter I will copy one or two of these privileges: the whole of which were once, at the origin of universities, in full force. For instance, a student can compel a citizen to let him his house and his horse; an injury, done even to his relations, must be made good fourfold; he is not obliged to fulfil the written commands of the Pope; the neighbourhood must indemnify him for what is stolen from him; if he and a non-student are living at variance, the latter only can be expelled from the boarding-house; a Doctor is obliged to support a poor student; if he is killed, the next ten houses are laid under interdict till the murderer is discovered; his legacies are not abridged by falcidia, Stc. &c. ber, or closet: in general their main equipments, like Phoenixes, existed but in the. singular number; one bed, in which always the one pair slept before midnight, the other after...

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Title:Richter, J. P. F Volume 3Format:PaperbackDimensions:150 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.32 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217959660

ISBN - 13:9780217959667

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