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Title: History of the great reformation in Europe in the times of Luther and Calvin..
Year: 1870 (1870s)
Authors: Merle d'Aubigné, Jean Henri. (from old catalog)
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inSwitzerland. Such early successes rousedthe jealousy of his senior rivals. Ere longhe outgrew the school of Bale, as he hadoutgrown that of Wesen. Lupulus,a distinguished scholar, had short-ly before opened at Berne, the first learnedfoundation of Switzerland. The bailiff ofWildhaus, and the curate of Wesen, agreedtogether to send the youth there, and in 1497,Zwingle, leaving the smiling plains of Baleagain approached those upper Alps amongwhich he had passed his infancy, and whosesnowy summits glowing in the sun might bediscerned from Berne. Lupnlus, a distin-guished poet, introduced his pupil to thehidden treasures of classical learning, thenknown only, and but slightly to a few. Theyoung neophyte was delighted to breathethese perfumes of antiquity. His mind open-ed, his style took its form, and himself be-came a poet. Among the convents of Berne, that of theDominicans was most celebrated, A gravecontroversy existed between these monks andthe Franciscans. The latter maintained the
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HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION. 217 immaculate conception of the Virgin, whichthe former denied. Wherever they went,—atthe splendid altar that adorned their church,—and from the twelve columns which supportedits roof, the Dominicans thought of nothingbut to humble their livals. The well-tonedvoice of Zwingle had drawn their notice;they listened to the accounts brought them ofhis precocious understanding; and thinkinghe might do credit to their order, sought toattract him amongst them, and invited himto take up his residence in the convent, untilthe period when he might pass his noviciate.The future usefulness of Zwingle was at stake.The amman of Wildhaus, on learning the baitsthe Dominicans held out, trembled for the in-nocence of his son, and desired him to leaveBerne without delay. Thus Zwingle escapedthose monastic walls in which Luther hadvoluntarily immured himself. What after-wards ensued will shew the greatness of thedanger Zwingle then incurred. A great agitation reigned in Be

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