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The World’s Story A History of the World in Story, Song and Art Volume 18 Austria-Hungary The Balkan States Turkey Edited by Eva March Tappan

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The World’s Story A History of the World In Story, Song and Art Volume 18 Austria-Hungary The Balkan States Turkey Copyright © 2020 by Libraries of Hope, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior written permission of the publisher. International rights and foreign translations available only through permission of the publisher. The World’s Story, A History of the World in Story, Song and Art, edited by Eva March Tappan. (Original copyright 1914) Cover Image: Mehmed II Entering Constantinople, by Fausto Zonaro (1907). In public domain, source Wikimedia Commons. Libraries of Hope, Inc. Appomattox, Virginia 24522 Website www.librariesofhope.com Email: librariesofhope@gmail.com Printed in the United States of America


CONTENTS AUSTRIA-HUNGARY I. FROM THE TARTAR IKVASION TO THE REFORMATION THE Cm,UNG OF THE TARTARS

Louis Felberma,m

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How RuooLF THE FIRST BECAME EMPEROR

Jolzn S.

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From "Hungary and its People." From "The Empire of Austria."

C.

Abbott

STORIES OF RUDOLF, FommER OF THE HOUSE OF HAPSBURG

William Coxe

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E. II. Gillett

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From tlze Old Chronicles From "Legends and Tales of Old :\fonich."

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From "Rhodolph of Hapsburgh."

THE DELIVERANCE OF l'RAGUE

From "The Life and Times of John Huss."

A FUNERA L MENU, OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY

II. THE RELIGIOUS WARS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

/Jfarie

llay

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Jolza11n Ckrislop/i Friedrich von Schiller F rom "History of the Thirty Years' \Var."

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Johann Clzristoplz Friedrich von Schiller From "The Death of Wallenstein."

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THE DEVASTATION OF ST. VITUS'S CHURCH

From "The Winter Queen.'' WALLENSTEIN, THE DEPOSED GENERAL

\\'ALLENSTEIN AND THE CUIRASSIERS

How JOHN SOBIESKI SAVED VIENNA FROM THE TURKS

Jolm S.

From "The Empire of Austria." TO

III. FRO:\l MARIA THERESA

C.

Abbott

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THE D OWNFALL OF

NAPOLEON How MARIA THERESA OF AUSTRIA BECAME KING

Jolin S. C. Abbolt John S. C. Abbott

THE COMMAND OF MARIA THERESA

From "The Empire of Austria."

Thomas Campbell John S. C. Abbott From "The History of Napoleon Bonaparte.''

HOHENLINDEN • • • • • ThE BATTLE OF AUSTERLITZ

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How THE FRENCH HONORED JOSEPH HAYON

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88 90

"Louisa Miihlbach" (Klara M. Mundt) 93 From" Louisa of Prussia and her Times."


CONTENTS IV. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY AFTER THE BATTLE OF SzOLNOK . THE UNLUCKY WEATHERCOCK •

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Kossum's FAREWELL

• •

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• • Ma urus J6ka i • • Maurus J6ka i

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• Louis Kos suth

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. Bayard Ta ylor

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From "Hungarian Sketches in Peace and \Var.'' •

From "The Life of Louis Kossuth.''

THE SALT MINES OF WIELICZKA

From "Travels in Greece and Russia."

V. STORIES AND POEMS OF B OHEMIA, HUNGARY, AND THE TYROL THE DoG AND THE WOLF •

A Bohemia nfolk-ta le 137

From "In the Land of Marvels," retold by Theodor Vernaleken

THE POOR MAN AND THE KING OF THE CROWS.

A Magyar folk-ta le From "Myths and Folk-Tales of the Russians, Western Slavs and Magyars," retold by Jeremiah Curtin.

ST. Ki.iMMERNISS

141

A legend of the Tyrol 154

From "The Valleys of the Tyrol," retold by Miss R.H. Busk. STORIES OF THE GYPSIES.

How the Gypsies saved the Archduke W. B. Forster-Bovill The Gypsy Bands . . . . . . . W. B. Forster-Bovill From "Hungary and the Hungarians." Gypsy Music . . . . . . . . . . Margaret Fletcher From "Sketches of Life and Character in Hungary.''

159 161 162

Two MAGYAR POEMS.

The National Song of Hungary . . . . Alexander Petofi 168 The Pilgrim . . . . . . . . . . . . JohnGa ra y 170 From "Magyar Poetry," translated by William N.Loew.

THE BALKAN STATES An old Servi an ballad 175

MARKO AND THE TURKS

From "Servian Popular Poetry," translated by John Bowring.

l\foNTENEGRO • • • • • • . . AN ATTACK ON TIIE IlAsm-BA ZOUKS

• Alfred, Lord Tennyson 180 Arthur D. Ilowden Smith 181

THE SIEGE OF ADRI ANOPLE

.

.

. Bernard Gra nt

From "Fighting the Turk in the Balkans.'' •

.

Philip Gibbs

From "The Balkan War. With the Army of the Cross.''

THE FLIGHT FROM LULE-BURGAS

From "The Balkan War. With the Army of the Crescent.'' 11

198 203


CONTENTS TURKEY I. TO THE CAPTURE OF CONSTANTINOPLE

&lward Gibbon 217 From "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire." TrrE CmJING OF TIIE COMET . . . . . . . Maurus 16kai 222 From "Tamerlane the Tartar." IJcnry Wadsworth Longfellow 235 SCANDERDEG . . • . . . . TIIE FALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE . . . . . Edward Gibbon 242 From "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire."

CONSTANTINOPLE, A CITY DUILT TO ORDER .

II. TURKEY AT THE HEIGHT OF HER POWER

Anonymous James M. Ludlow

THE TRIBUTE OF CHILDREN THE °LITTLE JANIZARY

From "The Captain of the Janizaries." Alphonse lllarie Louis de Lamartine From "History of Turkey."

THE SURRENDER OF RHODES

253 257 266

A VISIT TO THE WIFE OF SOLYMAN THE MAGNIFICENT

Translated from a Gmoese letter From "The Sultan and his Subjects," by Richard Davey. DINING WITH THE SULTANA • • Lady lllary Wortley Montagu From "Letters and Works of Lady l\!ary Wortley l\Iontagu."

III.

271 273

"THE SICK MAN OF EUROPE"

TIIE LAST OF TIIE J ANIZARIES "TIIE HOUSE OF FEAR ". TrrE SILENT ARMY • .

• .

Maurus J6kai

281

Francis McCullaglz Francis McCullagh

293

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From "The Lion of Janina."

• .

From "The Fall of Abd-ul-Hamid."

.

306

IV. TURKISH STORIES "TIIE LAllB BOLTED."

A legend of Turkishjustice.

STORIES OF NASR-EDDIN ROJA. A TuRKISII FRIENDSIIIP . . .

From "Among the Turks."

.

.

Unknown Unknown C heliby Yorgaki

313 317 321

V. STORIES OF TURKISH LIFE AND CUSTOMS THE FIRST TELEGRAPH IN TURKEY.

iii

. Sir

J.

William

Whittall

329


CONTENTS Lucy JI. J. Garnett 331

CHOOSING A WIFE FOR THE SON

From "Turkish Life."

. Cyrus Hamlin, D.D. 333

"PROTESTANT BREAD"

From "Among the Turks."

Julia Pardoe 339

THE DANCl�G DERVISHES

From "The City of the Sultan."

Demetra JIaka 345

A TURKISH "WHAT FOR?".

From "Haremlik."

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