The citizen of Prague, tr. [from H. von Paalzow's novel Thomas Thyrnau] by M. Howitt

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Стр. 180 - Governor will be the first to admit it, it seems to me that this has been one of the most...
Стр. 60 - come unto Me all ye who labour and are heavy-laden, and I will refresh you.
Стр. 261 - ... me that Mademoiselle Armande de Sairmeuse, my godmother, was dying, and wished to speak with me. I ran to the chateau. The messenger had told the truth. Mademoiselle Armande was sick unto death. I felt aware of this when I saw her lying on the bed, whiter than wax. Ah ! if I were to live a hundred years, I should never forget the look that was on her face. It seemed to express a determination to hold death at bay until some task on which she had resolved had been performed. When I entered the...
Стр. 33 - Come unto me, all ye who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.
Стр. 66 - Ah ! " cried Magda, " there thy holy order, as thou calledst it, has its weak side ! How can you men dare to make laws which pretend to exclude, as unentitled, beings formed by God and equally endowed by Him ? " " Curb thy impetuosity," said Thyrnau, somewhat severely ; " were it suitable I could assign many reasons which justify this decision.
Стр. 65 - Its deep significance and powerful influence upon the wellbeing of mankind are veiled in an impenetrable mystery, which alone permits the initiated to comprehend the rite which to the profane remains an incomprehensible sign ; and I am certain here of finding signs of his having exercised in this place the holy rite.
Стр. 66 - One, however, will be evident enough to thee, and was, perhaps, the origin of this law. In that early age there existed but a very circumscribed spiritual connexion with woman ; the barbarism of the age confined her in a narrow sphere, where being deprived of her natural rights she appeared an inferior creature and alone connected with man in a less noble sense.
Стр. 65 - every woman is excluded from participation in the knowledge of this holy order; without being guilty of perjury, no initiated brother could give thee a key to these mysteries." " Ah ! " cried Magda, " there thy holy order, as thou calledst it, has its weak side ! How can you men dare to...
Стр. 60 - Thyrnau learned that this road wound along one of the four mountains, in the deep valley between which rose the table-land where stood the historically important Karlstein.
Стр. 63 - Karlstein rose before them ; and now, as they stood beside their guard, it lay before their eyes, on its mass of rock, surrounded by its four mountains as by four vassals.

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