Select Translations from Old English Prose, Volumen10

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Albert Stanburrough Cook, Chauncey Brewster Tinker
Ginn, 1908 - 296 páginas
 

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The Britons send to Rome for Aid against the Picts and Scots
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The Nature of the Deity
12
Alfreds Concluding Prayer
13
The Coming of the English
14
A Victory for the Britons
17
The Arrival of Augustine
19
Augustines Manner of Life
21
Pope Gregory sends more Laborers
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King Edwin of Northumbria embraces Christianity
31
The Baptism of King Edwin
34
King Edwins Rule
35
King Oswald at Heavenfield
36
The Coming of Aidan
37
Aidans Manner of Life
38
The Humility of King Oswin
41
Bedes Final Estimate of Aidan
43
The Choice of Theodore and Hadrian
44
The Teaching of Theodore
45
The Life and Death of Chad
46
John the Singer of the Apostolic See
50
The Poet Cædmon
54
Dryhthelms Vision of the Hereafter
58
Selections from the Old English Chronicle
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1 33 199 449 793 832 833 851 865 871
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Charters Lufus Will 80
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THE WORKS OF KING ALFRED AND MATTER RELATING TO ALFRED
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Selections from Assers Life of King Alfred
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Alfreds Rearing
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Alfred and the Book of Saxon Poems 3 Alfreds Love of Learning
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Battle of Ashdown
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Alfreds Varied Pursuits
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Werfrith Plegmund Æthelstan and Werwulf
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How Alfred rewards Submission 8 Alfreds Manual
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Alfreds Troubles
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Alfred judges the Poor with Equity 11 His Correction of Unjust and Incompetent Judges 93 94 95 96 98
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Selections from Gregorys Pastoral Care
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Alfreds Preface
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Gregorys Preface
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Of the Burden of Rule and how the Teacher is to despise all Toils and how afraid he must be of every Luxury
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How the Teacher is to be Sympathizing with and Solicitous about all Men in their Troubles 105
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Selections from Orosius Universal History
108
The Voyages of Ohthere and Wulfstan Ohtheres First Voyage
109
Wulfstans Voyage
112
The Four Empires 3 Orosius Defense of Christian Times
114
Augustus
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Página 35 - Edwin extended, that, as is still proverbially said, a woman with her new-born babe might walk throughout the island, from sea to sea, without receiving any harm. That king took such care for the good of his nation, that in several places where he had seen clear springs near the highways, he caused stakes to be fixed, with brass dishes hang-ing- at them, for the...
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Página 101 - England that there were very few on this side of the Humber who could understand their rituals in English or translate a letter from Latin into English ; and I believe there were not many beyond the Humber.
Página 102 - They did not think that men would ever be so careless, and that learning would so decay; through that desire they abstained from it, since they wished that the wisdom in this land might increase with our knowledge of languages." Then I remembered how the law was first known in Hebrew, and again, when the Greeks had learned it, they translated the whole of it into their own language, and all other books besides. And again the Romans...
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Página 39 - His course of life was so different from the slothfulness of our times, that all those who bore him company, whether they were shorn monks or laymen, were employed in meditation, that is, either in reading the Scriptures or learning psalms. This was the daily employment of himself and all that were with him wheresoever they went...
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