James and Mary Ford, eds. Every Day in the Year. 1902.
At Luthers Grave, Wittenberg
By Richard Watson Gilder (18441909)
Martin Luther, the great reformer, who died on Feb. 18, 1546, was the originator of perhaps the greatest mental and spiritual movement the world has ever seen. He may also be said to be the real creator of the German language as it is now.
HERE rests the heart whose throbbing shook the earth!