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" The building is almost of a round form, from wall to wall about four or five poles in extent : the wall on the outside is higher than a man, but within, by excavating the rock, he made it much deeper, to prevent the eyes and the thoughts from wandering,... "
The History of St. Cuthbert: Or, an Account of His Life, Decease, and ... - Página 35
por Charles Eyre (Abp. of Glasgow) - 1887 - 363 páginas
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The complete works of the venerable Bede, accompanied by a new Engl. tr. of ...

Bede (the venerable.) - 1843
...lawful monarch of the land, built a city fit for his empire, and houses therein suitable to his city. The building is almost of a round form, from wall...things, and the pious inhabitant might behold nothing mansione praeter cœlum posset intueri. Quem videlicet murum, non secto lapide, vel latere et caemento,...
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An ecclesiastical biography, containing the lives of ancient ..., Volumen4

Walter Farquhar Hook - 1848
...lawful monarch of the land, built a city fit for his empire, and houses therein suitable to his city. The building is almost of a round form, from wall...five poles in extent : the wall on the outside is higher-than a man, but within, by excavating the rock, he made it much deeper, to prevent the eyes...
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Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian ..., Volumen6

Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society - 1883
...conjecture from Bede's description of the refuge Cuthbert built for himself on Fame Island : — " The building is almost of a round form, from wall to wall wall about four or five poles in extent : the wall on the outside is higher than a man, but within,...
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Select Translations from Old English Prose, Volumen10

Albert Stanburrough Cook, Chauncey Brewster Tinker - 1908 - 296 páginas
...lawful monarch of the land, built a city fit for his empire, and houses therein suitable to his city. The building is almost of a round form, from wall to wall about four or five poles in extent ; i Cf. Eph. 6. 16, 17. the wall on the outside is higher than a man, but within, by excavating the...
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The Hermit in English Literature from the Beginnings to 1660

Charles Preston Weaver - 1924 - 141 páginas
...enemy with all his followers was put to flight." There follows a description of Cuthbert's hermitage. "The building is almost of a round form, from wall...rock, he made it much deeper to prevent the eyes and thoughts from wandering, that the mind might be wholly bent on heavenly things and the pious inhabitant...
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Walled about with God: The History and Spirituality of Enclosure for ...

Jean Prou, David Hayes (OSB.) - 2005 - 294 páginas
...Northumbria, reveals how the enclosure wall served to direct the hermit's gaze away from the world: The wall on the outside is higher than a man, but...behold nothing from his residence but the heavens above him.58 On the other hand, the rules of Ailbe of Emly (c.750) and of Columban (600) formally state the...
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The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation

St Bede - 2007 - 388 páginas
...lawful monarch of the land, built a city fit for his empire, and houses therein suitable to his city. The building is almost of a round form, from wall...the thoughts from wandering, that the mind might be 312 Life and Miracles of Saint Cuthbert wholly bent on heavenly things, and the pious inhabitant might...
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The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation

St Bede - 2007 - 388 páginas
...city fit for his empire, and houses therein suitable to his city. The building is almost of a rourd form, from wall to wall about four or five poles in...the thoughts from wandering, that the mind might be 312 Life and Miracles of Saint Cuthbert wholly bent on heavenly things, and the pious inhabitant might...
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