A Memoir of Charles Louis Sand; Also, a Defence of the German Universities

A Memoir of Charles Louis Sand; Also, a Defence of the German Universities

By (author) 

List price: US$14.13

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

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. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ... measures of coercion, which those who employed that contemptible satellite of arbitrary power, well knew they were not justified in adopting. In his more tranquil moments Sand has been in the habit of asking for a Bible, and incessantly talks of religion, though he occasionally reads the works of Schiller and Kbrner. He inspired such ment must inevitably give rise; and above all, the probable consequences of establishing a precedent never resorted to in any former period of history, and one, that may some day or other be fatal to their successors! It is scarcely necessary to inform the reader, that Schiller is considered as the Tacitus of Germany while Korner, a patriotic poet, who died in the flower of his age, continues to be read by all the German youth with the utmost avidity.--Ed. universal interest with the public, and the anxiety to see him was so great, that soon after the event, he was removed to a more retired part of the hospital, and attended with the utmost solicitude. In consequence of a representation from the Grand Duke of Baden to the ministry of justice, a special commission was appointed, under the authority of the Court Chancellor, Baron Hokenhurst, to continue the investigation with increased care and activity. Being considered the best medical attendant that could be found in the vicinity, Professor Chelins of Heidleberg has been Bent to Manheim, and was desirous of performing an operation, which he thought likely to prolong the patient's life. Sand, however, not only objected to any measure of the kind, but obstinately resisted every attempt to put it into effect. In addition to the various other testimonies in favour of Sand's character, the following received by his family, in a letter addressed to a member of it from...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123657611X
  • 9781236576118