From A.D. 1467 to A.D. 1529.-V. 2, from A.D. 1530 to A.D. 1536 and Remarks on the Works of Erasmus.-V.3, Appendix Containing Extracts from Erasmus and from Other Writers

From A.D. 1467 to A.D. 1529.-V. 2, from A.D. 1530 to A.D. 1536 and Remarks on the Works of Erasmus.-V.3, Appendix Containing Extracts from Erasmus and from Other Writers

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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. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...he might not seem to have received a repulse, he said that the pope had no design to attack the person of Luther, and to stain his hands with Luther's blood. ' ' Spalatinus, who was present, hath related many things concerning this conference, and also concerning Erasmus, who at that time was at Cologn. He says; ' When Charles V had been just made emperor, and was ' at Cologn, Frideric elector of Saxony, who was there also, sent to Erasmus, desiring that he would come to his lodgings. Erasmus accordingly waited upon him. It was in December; and he, and the prince, and Spalatinus, conversed together, standing by the fire-side. ' The elector proposed to Erasmus, that he should speak in the Dutch, which was his native language: but Erasmus chose rather to speak Latin; and the elector understood Latin, though he answered him by Spain tinus. The elector then desired Erasmus freely to give him his opinion concerning Luther. Erasmus, says Spalatinus, pressing his lips close together, stood musing, and delaying to give an answer; whilst Frideric, as it was his way when. he was dlscoursing earnestly with any one, fixed his eyes steadily upon him, and stared him full in the face. At last Erasmus brake out into these words: Lutherm hath been guilty of two crimes; he hath touched the pope upon the crown, and the monks upon the belly. Spalatinus adds, in another place, that the elector smiled at the expression, and-that he called it afterwards to remembrance, a little before his death. He says, that Erasmus at that time judged so favourably of Luther's doctrine, that when he had taken '" Lutherus peccavit in duobus; nempe, quod tetigit coronam pontificis, et ventres monachorum. leave of the elector, and Spalatinus had...show more

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