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Wandelingen door België - De Aarde en haar Volken, 1886
Mijn vriendelijke lezer herinnert zich misschien nog wel onze omzwervingen door Vlaanderen, dat schilderachtig schoone, kalme, vredige land, waar over steden en vlekken en dorpen eene zondagsrust ligt uitgespreid, en ge vaak wel den indruk ontvangt dat de rijke en schitterende herinneringen van een zeldzaam grootsch verleden de eischen en behoeften van het heden op den achtergrond dringen en niet tot hun recht laten komen. Ik noodig hem thans uit, een ander deel van Belgi met mij te bezoeken: het waalsche land, bewoond door een ander ras, drukker, rumoeriger, hartstochtelijker van aard, levendiger in voorkomen en gebaren: een ras, dat al heeft het ook eene groote en rijke historie achter zich, toch niet in gelijke mate door de herinnering aan dat verleden wordt beheerscht en onder de wisseling der fortuin niet is bezweken. In het leven dezer mannen, wier bloed sneller door hunne aderen stroomt, is geene plaats voor mijmeren en peinzen over het verleden, over de oude dagen, die sinds lang zijn voorbij gegaan; zij hebben geen tijd om te luisteren naar de wonderzoete fluisterende stem der traditie en der sage, die als muziek in de ooren klinkt, maar ook zoo dikwijls een ontzenuwenden en verzwakkenden invloed uitoefent, en de fiere kracht tot daden in het harte uitdooft. Zij hebben geen tijd, want de felle koorts van het moderne leven heeft hen aangegrepen; de rustelooze ontdekkingen der wetenschap, de onophoudelijke vorderingen der industrie drijven on zweepen hen voort; hun leven is welhaast een voortdurend gevecht, een nimmer poozende strijd, die de inspanning vordert van alle krachten en die niet ware vol te houden, zoo niet het elastischer, opgewekter temperament telkens met nieuwen moed en nieuwe energie bezielde en de zware lasten des levens licht deed achten. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 15403
Release Date: Mar 18, 2005
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