The History of the Anglo-Saxons from the Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest, Volumen3

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1886
 

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Página 324 - Created hugest that swim the ocean stream : Him, haply, slumbering on the Norway foam, The pilot of some small night-foundered skiff Deeming some island, oft, as seamen tell, With fixed anchor in his scaly rind Moors by his side under the lee, while night Invests the sea, and wished morn delays...
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Página 279 - Merry sang the monks in Ely, When Canute the king was sailing by ; " Row, ye Knights, near the land, And let us hear these monks
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Página 265 - Metre is an artificial rule with modulation ; rhythmus is the modulation without the rule. Yet, for the most part, you may find, by a sort of chance, some rule in rhythm ; but this is not from an artificial government of the syllables. It arises because the sound and the modulation lead to it. The vulgar poets effect this rustically ; the skilful attain it by their skill.

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