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Historical Tales, Vol 5 (of 15) The Romance of Reality, German   By: (1833-1922)

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Historical Tales

The Romance of Reality

By

CHARLES MORRIS

Author of "Half Hours with the Best American Authors," "Tales from the Dramatists," etc.

IN FIFTEEN VOLUMES

Volume V

German

J.B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY

PHILADELPHIA AND LONDON

Copyright, 1893, by J.B. Lippincott Company.

Copyright, 1904, by J.B. Lippincott Company.

Copyright, 1908, by J.B. Lippincott Company.

CONTENTS

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HERMANN, THE HERO OF GERMANY 7

ALBION AND ROSAMOND 19

THE CAREER OF GRIMOALD 28

WITTEKIND, THE SAXON PATRIOT 37

THE RAIDS OF THE SEA ROVERS 47

THE CAREER OF BISHOP HATTO 58

THE MISFORTUNES OF DUKE ERNST 64

THE REIGN OF OTHO II 69

THE FORTUNES OF HENRY THE FOURTH 77

THE ANECDOTES OF MEDIÆVAL GERMANY 92

FREDERICK BARBAROSSA AND MILAN 105

THE CRUSADE OF FREDERICK II 118

THE FALL OF THE GHIBELLINES 129

THE TRIBUNAL OF THE HOLY VEHM 138

WILLIAM TELL AND THE SWISS PATRIOTS 148

THE BLACK DEATH AND THE FLAGELLANTS 162

THE SWISS AT MORGARTEN 170

A MAD EMPEROR 176

SEMPACH AND ARNOLD WINKELRIED 187

ZISKA, THE BLIND WARRIOR 198

THE SIEGE OF BELGRADE 210

LUTHER AND THE INDULGENCES 217

SOLYMAN THE MAGNIFICENT AT GUNTZ 229

THE PEASANTS AND THE ANABAPTISTS 238

THE FORTUNES OF WALLENSTEIN 252

THE END OF TWO GREAT SOLDIERS 265

THE SIEGE OF VIENNA 277

THE YOUTH OF FREDERICK THE GREAT 288

VOLTAIRE AND FREDERICK THE GREAT 305

SCENES FROM THE SEVEN YEARS' WAR 315

THE PATRIOTS OF THE TYROL 328

THE OLD EMPIRE AND THE NEW 343

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

GERMAN.

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MAXIMILIAN RECEIVING VENETIAN DELEGATION 7

RETURN OF HERMANN AFTER HIS VICTORY OVER THE ROMANS 13

THE BAPTISM OF WITTEKIND 43

THE MOUSE TOWER ON THE RHINE 61

PEASANT WEDDING PROCESSION 65

SCENE OF MONASTIC LIFE 78

THUSNELDA IN THE GERMANICUS TRIUMPH 94

THE AMPHITHEATRE AT MILAN 109

STATUE OF WILLIAM TELL 153

THE CASTLE OF PRAGUE 175

STATUE OF ARNOLD WINKELRIED 193

STATUE OF LUTHER AT WORMS 225

THE MOSQUE OF SOLYMAN, CONSTANTINOPLE 236

OLD HOUSES AT MÜNSTER 246

WALLENSTEIN 252

THE PARLIAMENT HOUSE IN VIENNA 278

STATUE OF FREDERICK THE GREAT, UNTER DEN LINDEN, BERLIN 289

SANS SOUCI, PALACE OF FREDERICK THE GREAT 315

THE LAST DAY OF ANDREAS HOFER 340

A GERMAN MILK WAGON 347

[Illustration: MAXIMILIAN RECEIVING VENETIAN DELEGATION.]

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