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The Upper Danube | John Stoddard's Lectures



The Upper Danube. 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.

TitleThe Upper Danube - John L. Stoddard's Lectures
AuthorJohn L. Stoddard
PublisherNorwood Press
Year1901
Copyright1901, John L. Stoddard
AmazonJohn L. Stoddard's Lectures 13 Volume Set
-The Upper Danube
The source of a great river, like the birthplace of a great man, is the threshold of a mystery. At each we ask ourselves the solemn questions: Whence and Whither? For what can we assert with confid...
-The Upper Danube. Part 2
Residence Of Prince Furstenberg At Donau-Eschingen. Standing with reluctant feet Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood fleet. One fancies here that, if the statue of Germania ...
-The Upper Danube. Part 3
The Brigach. Max Schneckenburger. Like thunder rings the call to war. Like sabre-clang and billows roar; On to the Rhine, the German Rhine! Who will not fight to guard its line? Dear Fatherl...
-The Upper Danube. Part 4
A Remnant Of Feudal Days. We think our ways are better Than the cruel ways of old. Till we see that men now fetter Not with iron, but with gold; An Ancient Stronghold On The Danube. Till - ou...
-The Upper Danube. Part 5
Ulm And The Danube. Ulm, From The North. Old Houses, Ulm. The Cathedral Towers. Interior Of The Cathedral. It is a pleasure to go rambling through the narrow, crooked streets of Ul...
-The Upper Danube. Part 6
Hans Sachs, The Meistersinger. Undine. Ryland. Undine Property Of Princess Salm-Sai.M, Karlsruhe. Fountain Of Undine At Baden, Near Vienna. The River Of Undine. All rivers, howsoev...
-The Upper Danube. Part 7
Monument To La Tour D'Auvergne At Oberhausen. Historic Shores. Roman Ruins At Abusina. Trajan's Column In Rome. Monastery Of Weltenburg, The Site Of A Roman Stronghold. For we must...
-The Upper Danube. Part 8
Regensburg. The Bridge. It is not, therefore, strange that Regensburg became a most important feature of the Holy Roman Empire of Germany, and that from 1663 to 1806 all the great federative...
-The Upper Danube. Part 9
The Well In The Cathedral. The Nave Of The Regensburg Cathedral. Hence, only when alone, or with, at most, one perfectly congenial friend, should one thus use a great cathedral. Unfortunately,...
-The Upper Danube. Part 10
An Old Doorway, Regensdurg. The Walhalla And The Danube. The Southern Approach To The Walhalla. Bust Of Goethe. The Northern Front. If the exterior of the Walhalla is severe in its...
-The Upper Danube. Part 11
The Hall Of Liberation. But why, it may be asked, was so much money spent upon mere Halls of Fame? That is a question prompted by the spirit which recoiled in horror, when Mary Magdalen poured out...
-The Upper Danube. Part 12
Awaiting The Hero. Bestowing The Wreath. Passau. The Fortress Of Pass AU. The Danube At Passau. Steaming Up To Passau. The Augmented River. The view of Passau's picturesque...
-The Upper Danube. Part 13
Smiling Plains And Wooded Hills. Engelhartzell, The First Town In Austria. Where Gunpowder Was Used. Castle Of Ranariedl. The Castle Of Ottenheim. Almost as fabulous as this old su...
-The Upper Danube. Part 14
Aschach. The Flood Of The Nibelungen Song. Siegfried And Krimhii.DE. At Passau, Efferding, and Enns she found still other resting-places. Near Pochlarn, too, a splendid banquet was given h...
-The Upper Danube. Part 15
Linz is a clean and interesting city. Distinguished as the capital of Upper Austria, it is renowned for loyal men and lovely women, and has a history reaching over two millenniums. Bearing the name of...









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