Hapsburg

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hapsburg a royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806
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Usage

In literature:

The large lip of the House of Austria is seen in all the generations, and is called the Hapsburg lip.
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
Soon he took service under the Hapsburgs, and left England afterwards for nearly a quarter of a century.
"The History of "Punch"" by M. H. Spielmann
The hereditary under-lip of the House of Hapsburg is another example.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
The house of Hapsburg has to the present time retained the throne of Austria.
"Down the Rhine" by Oliver Optic
He has the Zeln nose and the Zeln chin, which are as distinctive as the Hapsburg lip.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume X (of X)" by Various
O young head of the great House of Hapsburg, what a Hazeldean you might have made of Hungary!
"The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851" by Various
In this orientation of Hapsburg policy Thugut did but follow the impulse first imparted by Hertzberg at Berlin.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
These were the "Ferdinand Max" and the "Hapsburg.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
From that time the country remained in the grasp of the Hapsburgs or their heirs and allies.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9" by Various
Napoleon's treatment of her after Austerlitz had been bitter, but the Hapsburgs could not plead former friendship.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
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In poetry:

And latest they saw in the summer glare
The Magyar nobles in pomp arrayed,
To shout as they saw, with his unfleshed blade,
A Hapsburg beating the harmless air.
"The Curse Of Hungary" by John Hay
Friend Hapsburg is troubled with dimness of sight,
The beams in his eye we behold with affright;
There is Poland, and Venice, and Hungary too,
Obscuring, distorting each object in view.
"William of Prussia: The Aggressor" by Janet Hamilton
Could you brand us as villains and serfs, know ye not
What fierce, sullen hatred lurks under the scar?
How loyal to Hapsburg is Venice, I wot!
How dearly the Pole loves his father, the Czar!
"Coercion: A Poem For Then And Now" by John Reuben Thompson
What ho! brother Denmark; so now in your eye
A beam—nay, 'tis two—my keen optics descry;
Our "wee German lairdies," friend Hapsburg and I,
Will pull it out quickly—don't wince, we will try.
"William of Prussia: The Aggressor" by Janet Hamilton
Thou, Kossuth, wert priest at fair Liberty's shrine,
When the Hapsburg had mingled her blood with the wine;
But the bloody libation was poured not in vain,
The priest at her shrine shall be Kossuth again.
"Verses" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Established by the Hapsburgs in the 18th century, the industrial area was turned into a ghetto by the Nazis during World War II and then commercially orphaned in the postwar years.
She was the eldest daughter of the Hapsburg Emperor Charles VI who also held the title of Holy Roman Emperor.
Some 228 years ago, the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Peter Leopold of Hapsburg-Lotharingen, decided to build a monument to human anatomy, and his medium was wax.
An exquisite bowl from ancient Alexandria caught the eyes of a Hapsburg, two Medici and a Mongol.
Devout Baptist says intercession of Emperor Karl Von Hapsburg, beatified by Pope John Paul II, saved her from metastatic breast cancer.
Once a part of the Hapsburg and Austro-Hungarian empires, Slovakia decided to go it alone in 1993.
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