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Lives of old English worthies before the conquest

W. H. Davenport Adams

Lives of old English worthies before the conquest

by W. H. Davenport Adams

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Published by W.P. Nimmo in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alfred, -- King of England, -- 849-899,
  • Dunstan, -- Saint, -- 909-988,
  • Harold, -- King of England, -- 1022?-1066,
  • Stigand, -- Archbishop, -- d. 1072.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby W.H. Davenport Adams.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 394 p. :
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16625598M

    In a book like this, which might be compared to a sculptured procession in bas-relief of orators and sages, one is forced to take a historical view, to consider the writers in their general relations to one another and to the whole of English history. Elsewhere and at other times they may be studied more minutely, each for his own individual sake. The lives of the most famous English poets, or, The honour of Parnassus in a brief essay of the works and writings of above two hundred of them, from the time of K. William the Conqueror to the reign of His present Majesty, King James II / written by William Winstanley, author of The English worthies.

    One of the pleasantest of old English humorists is Thomas Fuller, who was a chaplain in the royal army during the civil war, and wrote, among other things, a Church History of Britain; a book of religious meditations, Good Thoughts in Bad Times; and a "character" book, The Holy and Profane State. ——The Works of W. C. Containing his book, intituled, The religion of Protestants a safe way to Salvation. Together with his nine sermons preached before the King. His letter to Mr. Lewgar, concerning the Church of Rome’s being the Guide to Faith and Judge of Controversies. His nine additional discourses.

    The Making of English National Identity, first published in , is a fascinating exploration of Englishness and what it means to be English. Drawing on historical, sociological and literary theory, Krishan Kumar examines the rise of English nationalism and issues of race and Cited by: From that rich well of old English, Wycliffe's translation of the Bible, we learn that in the fourteenth century aboon, stood for above ('Gird abowen with knychtis gyrdill,' 2 Kings iii. 21), nowther was neither, and breed was bread ('Give to us this day oure breed,' &c.), all .


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