Again it is a ballad upon a Lithuanian theme, from the pen of Mickiewicz.
It was a wonderful and brilliant Paris which Mickiewicz entered.
A little later—during Mickiewicz's own youth—Goethe was at the height of his power and the intellectual dictator of Europe.
Mickiewicz hoped that only the Christian religion can save mankind.
He thought Mickiewicz, the Polish national poet, "the most powerful poetic nature of the time."
It is remarkable how large a view of the Christian Church had Mickiewicz.
Mickiewicz, with the squadron that accompanied him from Rome, was received with the greatest enthusiasm at Florence.
Puschkin himself wrote eloquently of these same Crimean scenes that Mickiewicz shows us.
His Laments are his masterpiece, the choicest work of Polish lyric poetry before the time of Mickiewicz.
Her dowry consisted in an old carpet, two stewing-pans, a plaster cast of Mickiewicz, and a pile of school prizes.