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On the Cross A Romance of the Passion Play at Oberammergau   By: (1836-1916)

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[Illustration: " Accursed be the hour I raised you from the dust to my side ." Page 339]

ON THE CROSS

A Romance of the Passion Play at Oberammergau

BY Wilhelmine von Hillern AND Mary J. Safford

DREXEL BIDDLE, PUBLISHER PHILADELPHIA

Copyright, 1902

BY

ANTHONY J. DREXEL BIDDLE.

PRESS OF DREXEL BIDDLE, PHILADELPHIA, U. S. A.

TO

HERR JOHANNES DIEMER,

THE RENOWNED DELIVERER OF THE PROLOGUE IN THE PASSION PLAYS OF THE LAST DECADE, A TRUE SON OF AMMERGAU, IN WHOSE UNASSUMING PERSON DWELLS THE CALM, DEEP SOUL OF THE ARTIST, THE LOYAL SYMPATHIZING FRIEND, IN WHOSE PEACEFUL HOME I FOUND THE QUIET AND THE MOOD I NEEDED TO COMPLETE THIS WORK, IT IS NOW DEDICATED, WITH GRATEFUL ESTEEM, BY

THE AUTHORESS.

CONTENTS.

Introduction.

CHAPTER I.

A Phantom.

CHAPTER II.

Old Ammergau.

CHAPTER III.

Young Ammergau.

CHAPTER IV.

Expelled from the Play.

CHAPTER V.

Modern Pilgrims.

CHAPTER VI.

The Evening Before the Play.

CHAPTER VII.

The Passion Play.

CHAPTER VIII.

Freyer.

CHAPTER IX.

Signs and Wonders.

CHAPTER X.

In the Early Morning.

CHAPTER XI.

Mary and Magdalene.

CHAPTER XII.

Bridal Torches.

CHAPTER XIII.

Banished from Eden.

CHAPTER XIV.

Pieta.

CHAPTER XV.

The Crowing of the Cock.

CHAPTER XVI.

Prisoned.

CHAPTER XVII.

Flying from the Cross.

CHAPTER XVIII.

The Marriage.

CHAPTER XIX.

At the Child's Bedside.

CHAPTER XX.

Conflicts.

CHAPTER XXI.

Unaccountable.

CHAPTER XXII.

Falling Stars.

CHAPTER XXIII.

Noli me Tangere.

CHAPTER XXIV.

Attempts to Rescue.

CHAPTER XXV.

Day is Dawning.

CHAPTER XXVI.

The Last Support.

CHAPTER XXVII.

Between Poverty and Disgrace.

CHAPTER XXVIII.

Parting.

CHAPTER XXIX.

In the Deserted House.

CHAPTER XXX.

The "Wiesherrle."

CHAPTER XXXI.

The Return Home.

CHAPTER XXXII.

To the Village.

CHAPTER XXXIII.

Received Again.

CHAPTER XXXIV.

At Daisenberger's Grave.

CHAPTER XXXV.

The Watchword.

CHAPTER XXXVI.

Memories.

CHAPTER XXXVII.

The Measure is Full.

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