History of the Great Reformation of the Sixteenth Century in Germany, Switzerland, &C Volume 3

History of the Great Reformation of the Sixteenth Century in Germany, Switzerland, &C Volume 3

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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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ... Einsidlen, when, returning one day, wearied and overpowered by the heat of the weather, from a journey to Glaris, he was met on the road by his young son, Felix, who had run out to bring him tidings of his having been invited to Zurich, to take charge of one of the schools there. Oswald could hardly credit the happy intelligence, and hesitated for a while between hope and fear.t " I am thine," was the reply which, at length, he addressed to Zwingle. Geroldsek dismissed him with regret, for gloomy thoughts had taken possession of his mind. "Ah!" said he, "all who confess Christ are flocking to Zurich: I fear that one day we shall all perish there together." ): A melancholy foreboding, which was but too fully realized when Geroldsek, and so many other friends of the Gospel lost their lives on the plain of Cappel. kt Zurich, Myconius had at last found a secure retreat. His predecessor, nicknamed at Paris, on account of his stature, " the tall devil," had neglected his duty. Oswald devoted his whole heart and his whole strength to the fulfilment of his. He explained the Greek and Latin classics; he taught rhetoric and logic; and the youth of the city listened to him with delight. $ Myconius was to become, to the rising generation, all that Zwingle was already to those of maturer years. At first Myconius felt some alarm at the number of fullgrown scholars committed to his care; but by degrees he Inesperato nuntio excepit me filius redeuntem ex Glareana. (Zw. Epp. p. 322.) t Inter upem ac metum. (Ibid.) t Ac deinde omnes simul pereamua. (Ibid. p. 323.) I Fuventus ilium lubens audit. (Ibid. p. 264.) gathered courage, ana it was not long before he distinguished among his pupils a young man of four-and-twenty, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 174 pages
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  • English
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  • 123658869X
  • 9781236588692