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Berlin | John Stoddard's Lectures



Berlin. Illustrated and embellished with views of the world's famous places and people, being the identical discourses delivered during the past eighteen years under the title of the Stoddard lectures.

TitleBerlin - John L. Stoddard's Lectures
AuthorJohn L. Stoddard
PublisherNorwood Press
Year1901
Copyright1901, John L. Stoddard
AmazonJohn L. Stoddard's Lectures 13 Volume Set
-Berlin
One July night, in 1870, when Louis Napoleon's declaration of war against Prussia had become known, the streets of Paris echoed to one wild exultant cry, voiced from ten thousand throats, as frenz...
-Berlin. Part 2
Put in good humor by this well-trained service, when I emerged from my hotel, a few hours after my arrival in Berlin, I turned at once to the historic portal, of which the Berlinese are justly proud, ...
-Berlin. Part 3
In the general character of its ornamentation Berlin is the most warlike of cities. No other capital in Europe has so many statues in its streets, yet almost every one portrays some military hero or s...
-Berlin. Part 4
It is part of discretion, if not of valor, for even ladies to give these sons of Mars a wide berth; since it seems to be derogatory to a Prussian officer's dignity to swerve a hair's breadth from his ...
-Berlin. Part 5
Friederick Strasse. The Guard House. The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on ; nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line. There are such vehicles in Ber...
-Berlin. Part 6
The Arsenal And Hall Of Fame. Lion Killer. The art-treasures in the Royal Museum are neither so numerous nor so variable as those in several other European collections, because Berlin is young; ...
-Berlin. Part 7
Entrance To Kroll's. Flora In Charlottenburg, Exterior. Flora, Interior. Berlin is by no means limited to imposing theatres. Some are quite simple in appearance, and have connected with them at...
-Berlin. Part 8
The countess, however, fancied that he referred to her two children by a former marriage, and caused them to be put to death. Yet, when she told her lover of the frightful crime, perpetrated for his s...
-Berlin. Part 9
Royal Sideboard. The presence of this flagon is not altogether inappropriate; for, firmly as the Kaiser is seated on the throne, the sovereign to whom the Germans pay absolute allegiance is old Gam...
-Berlin. Part 10
Old Ka1ser William. The Empress Augusta. I noticed that several pen-racks, clocks, thermometers, and paperweights were made of malachite or lapis-lazuli, souvenirs doubtless of a visit to St. Pe...
-Berlin. Part 11
A portion of this park is devoted to a Zoological Garden, which must certainly rank among the largest, finest, and best managed in the world. Like most such gardens in Germany, it is owned and control...
-Berlin. Part 12
Queen Louisa And William. In The Park At Charlottenburg. To those who admire and revere the memory of Queen Louisa, no excursion in the vicinity of Berlin is more interesting than to the extremi...
-Berlin. Part 13
Queen Louisa's Monument. The Lion's Bridge In The Thiergarten. The Hotel Kaiserhoff. The Mausoleum. The Interior Of The Mausoleum. It stands where northern willows weep, A temple fair...
-Berlin. Part 14
The Library. The most interesting excursion to be made in the vicinity of Berlin is to the Prussian Versailles, - Potsdam, with its historic palaces, including Sans Souci, the favorite residence of...
-Berlin. Part 15
When Voltaire accepted Frederick's invitation to visit him at Potsdam, the pretext that he gave for leaving France was the religious persecution he was enduring; but the fact seems to be that he had a...
-Berlin. Part 16
The Old Palace At Potsdam. Not far from Sans Souci stands an aged oak, known as the Tree of Petitions; for on this Frederick desired to have his subjects fasten their petitions, which were removed ...
-Berlin. Part 17
The Cathedral. The Spree. Filled with these memories of Frederick, no one will leave Potsdam without paying a visit to a plain edifice, known as the Garrison Church, because the soldiers station...
-Berlin. Part 18
The Crown Prince's Palace. Our Fritz. The life of Frederick III., as Crown Prince, was an exceedingly difficult one, for he was not in sympathy with many of his father's and Prince Bismarck's vi...
-Berlin. Part 19
In a beautiful structure near Sans Souci, known as Friedenskirche or the Church of Peace, Frederick the Noble sleeps in death, beside two sons who died in childhood. It is an inspiring place for those...
-Berlin. Part 20
He knew exactly what he wanted, and was resolved to do three things which he at last accomplished: to crush the independence of Germany's minor sovereigns; to render Austria subordinate to Prussia; an...









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