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THE WAR OF 1914 PREDICTED IN v 1854. [This prophecy, made at Mayence, announces tho fall of Germany and of Austria-Hungary in 1914.] There is in Germany a famous prophecy. It is callod "The Prophecy of .Mayence," and dates from 1854. It comprises 18 verses of prediction, of which the first nine have been fulfilled in the most remarkable manner. Here are the verses: i When tho little people of the Oder shall feel themselves strong enough to shako off tho yoke of their protectoi, and when the barley is sprouting from the ears, their King William shall inarch against Austria." 2. They will have victory upon victory up to tho gates of Vienna, but. a word from the great Emperor of t lie West shall make the heroes tremble on tho field of victory, and tho bailey shall not be gathered in until he has signed the peace, shaken olf the yoke, and returned triumphantly to his country. 3. Bui at the gathering in of the fourth barley and that of tho oats a dreadful sound of. war shall call the harvesters to arms. A formidable army, followed by an extraordinary number of engines ot war that Hell "alone could have invented, shall start towaids the West: 4. Woe to thee, great nation, .woe to you who have abandoned the light:, divine and human. The God of Battles has foisaken yon; who will succor \ou? 5. Napoleon 111., mocking his adversary at first, shall soon turn lack towards the " Chene-Populeux,'' where ho shall disappear, never to reappear. 6. In spite of the heroic resistance ot France, a multitude of soldiers, blue, yellow,' and black, shall scatter themselves over ti great part of France. 7. Al-sace and Lorraine shall be carried away from France for a period and half a period. 8. -The French shall only take courage again against ench other. 9. Woe to thee, great city: woe to .thee, city of vice! Fire and sword shall succeed lire and famine. 10. Courage, faithful smil« : the reig". of the dark shadow shall not have tin.o to execute all its schemes. 11. But the time of mercy app- oacbes. A prince, of the nation is in your midst. 12. It i\ the man of salvation, the wise, the invincible: he shall count his enterprises by his victories. 13. He shall drive out the enemy o? France; he shall :rar,h tc vi.-t"r\ ' u victory, until the day of divine justice. 14. That day he shall command seven kinds of -oldiers agaima three to the quarter of Rouleaux between Haul, Woerl. and Paderborn. 15. Woo io thv, people of the North; thy seventh generation shall answer for all thy crimes. Woe to thee, people of ihe East; thou .-halt spread afar tho :-iie.s of affliction aixl innocent blood. .Never shall such an army lie seen. 16. Th re-. 1 days the sun shall rise upwards on the heads of the combatants without being seen through the cloud-, of smoke. 17. Then the commander shall get the vi.t >ry : two of his enemies .-.hall be annihilated, the remainder of the three -hall fly towards ihe extreme East. 18 William, the second of ihe name, shall be the last King of Prussia. He shall have no other successors save a King of Poland, a King of Hanover. and a King of Saxony. All the first- part of this prophecy up to the ninth verse inclusive is verified !>v the year of 1865. then by that of IS7C. and then by the Commune of 187]. Here are. the last nine verses:--10. Courage, French patriots: Germany cannot carry out h< schemes of supremacy. .1.1. The time of retaliation approaches. The Tsar shall come in the midst of jou to seal the alliance. 12. 'That is the man of salvation. 15. He shall chase the enemy of France: Ir- shall conquer Germany until it is completely- destroved. 1.4. The last battle on" the field of Bouieaux, near to Padeiboru. iu Westphalia, shall rounite seven allied peoples [French. Belgians, Euglb.h. Dutch. Iliissiaus. Japanese, and Servians] against three [Cermaris. Austiians, and .Hungarians. ] 15. Woe to thee. Cnissia : thy seventh generation shall answer for the -.v:.i = thou hast made upon all the peoole. [Seven generations make 50 years ->- 7 - 21LT years. The realm 'of Prussia dates f'r.mi 1713. The seventh generation is, then, living between 1895 and 1933.] Woe to thV-e. Austria.' Never such a battle shall have taken place. 16. It shall last three davs in the, smoke of the conflagration. 17. Finally Prussia and Austria shall be annihilated. Ilimgarv shall fly towards the extreme East■ jot" Europe. | 18. William 11. shall be the last King of Prussia. Germany and Austria shall form three, realms—Poland, Hanover, and Saxony. Tho little British Army are at present engaged in assisting the Prophecy of Mayence to a triumphant fulfilment! —Loudon •Referee.' August 30.

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A REMARKABLE PROPHECY, Evening Star, Issue 15633, 26 October 1914

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A REMARKABLE PROPHECY Evening Star, Issue 15633, 26 October 1914