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" Csedmon's poems were exceedingly beautiful we have Bede's own testimony, a man well skilled in and much attached to the poetry of his forefathers ; and that they were by no means easy to compose, we may be convinced by a comparison of the older religious... "
Analecta Anglo-saxonica: Selections, in Prose and Verse, from the Anglo ... - Page 192
by Louis F. Klipstein - 1856
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An Essay on the State of Literature and Learning Under the Anglo-Saxons ...

Thomas Wright - 1839 - 130 pages
...Anglo-Saxon verse. On the contrary, that Csedmon's poems were exceedingly beautiful we have Bede's own testimony, a man well skilled in and much attached...had been,) such as the metrical translations from Boethius attributed to King Alfred. The terms in which Bede speaks of the miracle, show how extraordinary...
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Biographia Britannica literaria; or Biography of literary characters of ...

Thomas Wright - 1842 - 592 pages
...Anglo-Saxon verse. On the contrary, that Csedmon's poems were exceedingly beautiful we have Bede's own testimony, a man well skilled in and much attached...had been,) such as the metrical translations from Boethius attributed to King Alfred. The terms in which Bede speaks of the miracle, show how extraordinary...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 4

1842 - 736 pages
...the eyes of the Saxons, to be accounted for by a miracle) which is vouched for by the venerable Bede, a man well skilled in and much attached to the poetry of his forefathers. " The style of the Anglo-Saxon religious poetry," says Mr. Wright, " bears a close resemblance to that...
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680-1638

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910 - 812 pages
...of AngloSaxon verse. On the contrary, that Caedmon's poems were exceedingly beautiful we have Bede's own testimony, a man well skilled in and much attached...had been, ) such as the metrical translations from Boethius attributed to King Alfred. The terms in which Bede speaks of the miracle, show how extraordinary...
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Biographia Britannica Literaria: Anglo-Saxon period

Thomas Wright - 1842 - 576 pages
...Anglo-Saxon verse. On the contrary, that Ceedmon's poems were exceedingly beautiful we have Rede's own testimony, a man well skilled in and much attached...compose, we may be convinced by a comparison of the rider religious poetry with that which was certainly written at a later period, (when the minstrel,...
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