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

Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1852

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Página 136 - But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O GOD, is for ever and ever; a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom. Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore GOD, even thy GOD, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
Página 282 - 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...
Página 510 - The three pillars of judgment: bold design, frequent practice, and frequent mistakes. The three pillars of learning : seeing much, suffering much, and studying much.
Página 176 - ... and for the assessing of scutages, we will cause to be summoned the Archbishops, Bishops, Abbots, Earls, and great Barons, individually by our letters. And besides, we will cause to be summoned in general by our Sheriffs and Bailiffs, all those who hold of us in chief...
Página 273 - ... half cut off his neck ; so that he lay in a swoon, drunk and mortally wounded. He was not then dead, not entirely lifeless. She struck then earnest, the woman illustrious in strength, another time the heathen hound, till that his head rolled forth upon the floor. The foul one lay without a coffer ; backward his spirit turned under the abyss, and there was plunged below, with sulphur fastened; for ever afterwards wounded by worms. Bound in torments, hard imprisoned, in hell he burns. After his...
Página 179 - ... time and place. Moreover, the said knights are to have full and sufficient power for themselves and for the community of the aforesaid county, and the said citizens and burgesses for themselves and the communities of the aforesaid cities and boroughs separately, then and there for doing what shall then be ordained according to the common counsel in the premises, so that the aforesaid business shall not remain unfinished in any way for defect of this power.
Página 430 - Constitutions, it is declared, " the hurel (the sacrament) is Christ's body, not bodily, but spiritually ; not the body in which he suffered, but the body about which he spoke when he blessed the loaf and wine.
Página 244 - 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
Página 247 - So the brothers both together, the king and the aetheling, their country sought, the West-Saxon land. The screamers of war they left behind, the raven to enjoy, the dismal kite, and the black raven with horned beak ; and the hoarse toad ; the eagle, afterwards to feast on the white flesh ; the greedy battle-hawk, and the grey beast, the wolf in the wood.
Página 22 - But in the council held in 785, in Northumbria, before Alfwold, and in Mercia, before Offa, it was discountenanced. ' Many among you eat horses, which is not done by any Christians in the East. Avoid this.

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