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Several of the classical hymns of Germany belong to this period, and resemble in spirit those of Ringwaldt and Helmboldt just quoted. The best are by Schalling and Herberger, both pastors in Silesia, and Pappus, a professor at Strasburg.

We give one of this style by Weingartner, the pastor of Heilbronn, which became a great favourite during the Thirty Years' War, and also a little poem of a more personal character, which belongs to this date, but is of unknown authorship:--

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