The Diet Of Augsburg; A Historical Life Picture

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byJ. K. Shryock

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1880 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. SUNDA Y IN A UGSBURG. And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars.--Rev. xii. I. ON the Sunday following, June 19th, a crowd of people from city and surrounding country in their holiday dresses, assembled at the doors of the church of the Holy Cross. The hour at which worship usually began had already struck, but the church bells were silent, the doors were locked, and neither preacher nor sexton appeared. The crowd increased every moment and began to give evident signs of impatience. "What does all this mean?" exclaimed one. "Are we to have no Sunday, no worship to-day! Where is the preacher? Are we to be as sheep without a shepherd?" "Go to the cathedral; they are holding mass there!" replied another. Many of them turned towards this last speaker, and looking on him with surprise, spoke secretly among themselves. Finally one of them advanced towards him and said, " Are not you the Blacksmith? and if you are he, why do you not go to mass?" "Yes, I am the Blacksmith," he answered. "And I repeat it, go to the cathedral, there they are holding mass. But if you had wished to be present at mass in this church of the Holy Cross, you have come too late: you should have been here two hours ago, and then you would have had the honor of hearing mass in company with his imperial Majesty!" "If you are in earnest," said the other, " then you are not the Blacksmith; or, be not offended, you have two church dresses, one for the Pope and the other for Luther. Which one have you on to-day?" "I have on my wedding dress!" answered the smith, earnestly. "And I tell you in all Christian kindness that you do not know the Blacksmith, if you charge him with double de...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1880 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. SUNDA Y IN A UGSBURG. And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217116353

ISBN - 13:9780217116350

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