An Introduction to a Course of German Literature: In Lectures to the Students of the University of London

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J. Taylor, 1830 - 157 pages

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Page 154 - Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott, Ein' gute Wehr und Waffen, Er hilft uns frei aus aller Not, Die uns jetzt hat betroffen. Der alt' böse Feind Mit Ernst er's jetzt meint; Groß' Macht und viel List Sein' grausam Rüstung ist, Auf Erd
Page 59 - Dim as the borrowed beams of moon and stars To lonely, weary, wandering travellers, Is reason to the soul; and, as on high Those rolling fires discover but the sky, Not light us here, so reason's glimmering ray Was lent, not to assure our doubtful way, But guide us upward to a better day. And as those nightly tapers disappear, When day's bright lord ascends our hemisphere; So pale grows reason at religion's sight; So dies, and so dissolves in supernatural light.
Page 154 - Und wollt' uns gar verschlingen, So fürchten wir uns nicht so sehr, Es soll uns doch gelingen.
Page 154 - Jesus Christ, Der Herr Zebaoth, Und ist kein andrer Gott, Das Feld muß er behalten.

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