4 edition of William Tell, the hero of Switzerland found in the catalog.
|Statement||Groombridge and Sons|
|Publishers||Groombridge and Sons|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 67 p. :|
|Number of Pages||74|
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Correspondence, between the late Commodore Stephen Decatur and Commodore James Barron, which led to the unfortunate meeting of the twenty-second of March.
Book excerpt: Download or read William Tell, the Hero of Switzerland. It may give an impression of the steep canyon that had to be overcome by suspended catwalks, however.
Life of Oliver Cromwell: William Tellthe Hero of SwitzerlandYoung Student. His powerful hand rests lovingly on the shoulder of little Walter, but the apple is not shown.
" As the author points out, "these stories are skilfully crafted, demonstrating an acute awareness of human nature. From whatever angle, the texts have a revelatory power that shines a light on the human condition, our sense of purpose, place in the world, and even our destiny.
Sample passage: When a path had been cleared, two soldiers, starting from the tree to which Walter was bound, marched over the ground, measuring one hundred paces, and halted. Despite these works, however, there is no historical evidence that William Tell existed, although the stories about him may have been based on a kernel of reality. With a crowd gathered in the town square, Tell split the apple in half with one shot, embarrassing Gessler, saving his son, providing hope to the people of Altdorf, and boistering his status as expert marksman.
Heidi's zest for life and the story's William Tell advocating a simple life centred around home and nature have made this story an international best-seller, translated into dozens of languages.
Nach urkundlichen Quellen, Heilbronn, 1877.
Around 1307, when Tell visited Altdorf with his son, he refused to bow to the hat.
"They reflect the diversity of Switzerland, its landscapes, mountains and valleys, towns and countryside, and its lifestyles," she notes.