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" They ravage, burn, spoil, and plunder, and carry off our property to their ships. Such is their successful valour, that one of them will in battle put ten of our men to flight. "
Forest and Game-law Tales: Merdhin. The manor and the eyrie. The staunch and ... - Page 49
by Harriet Martineau - 1845
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The East Anglian. To which is appended The history of Suffolk by T. Harral ...

362 pages
...ships. Such is their successful valour, that one of them will in battle put ten of ours to flight. Two or three will drive a troop of captive Christians...of our thanes, and cruelly violate them before the brave chieftains' faces. The slave of yesterday becomes the master of his lord to day, or he flies...
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The History of the Anglo-Saxons: Comprising the History of ..., Volumes 1-2

Sharon Turner - 1823 - 1256 pages
...ships. Such is their successful valour, that one of them will in battle put ten of our men to flight. Two or three will drive a troop of captive Christians...country from sea to sea. Very often they seize the wives VOL. II. Y n OOK an^ daughters of our thanes, and cruelly violate them before VI. the great chieftain's...
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The History of the Anglo-Saxons: Comprising the History ..., Volume 2; Volume 93

Sharon Turner - 1823 - 580 pages
...ships. Such is their successful valour, that one of them will in battle put ten of ourmen to flight. Two or three will drive a troop of captive Christians...country from sea to sea. Very often they seize the wive* VOL. II. t BOOK .i" ' daughters of our thanes, and cruelly violate them before VI. the great...
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The Britons and the Saxons; or, A history of England ... to the Norman ...

Britons - 1839 - 186 pages
...ships. Such is their successful valour, that one of them will in battle put ten of our men to flight. Two or three will drive a troop of captive Christians...the country from sea to sea. Very often they seize, and cruelly abuse the wives and daughters of our thanes. The slave of yesterday becomes the master...
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Britain's Historical Drama: A Second Series of National Tragedies, Intended ...

John Fitzgerald Pennie - 1839 - 480 pages
...Ethelred the Unready, says, in one of his Sermons, speaking of the Danes, "Two or three will always drive a troop of captive Christians through the country, from sea to sea. This also clearly intimates, that the Danes at this period still remained pagans, at least the greatest...
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The history of the Anglo-Saxons, Volume 2

Sharon Turner - 1840 - 384 pages
...ships. Such is their successful valour, that one of them will in battle put ten of our men to flight. Two or three will drive a troop of captive Christians...the country from sea to sea. Very often they seize Ihe wives and daughters of our thanes, and cruelly violate them before the great chieftain's face....
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The History of the Anglo-Saxons from the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 2

Sharon Turner - 1841 - 636 pages
...ships. Such is their successful valour, that one of them will in battle put ten of our men to flight. Two or three will drive a troop of captive Christians...the wives and daughters of our thanes, and cruelly i CHAPTER X. The Reign of Edmund Ironside. AT length the sceptre of the Anglo-Saxons came into the...
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The History of the Anglo-Saxons from the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 2

Sharon Turner - 1841 - 636 pages
...ships. Such is their successful valour, that one of them will in battle put ten of our men to flight. Two or three will drive a troop of captive Christians...Very often they seize the wives and daughters of our thane?, and cruelly CHAPTER X. The Reign of Edmund Ironside. AT length the sceptre of the Anglo-Saxons...
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Macariae Excidium, Or, The Destruction of Cyprus: Being a Secret History of ...

Charles O'Kelly, John Cornelius O'Callaghan, Irish Archaeological Society - 1850 - 614 pages
...ships. Such is their successful valour, that one of them will in battle put ten of our's to flight. Two or three will drive a troop of captive Christians...they seize the wives and daughters of our thanes, and violate them before the brave chieftains' face." Nor does the yoke related to have been imposed by...
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Irish archaeological and Celtic society - 1850 - 612 pages
...ships. Such is their successful valour, that one of them will in battle put ten of our 's to flight. Two or three will drive a troop of captive Christians...they seize the wives and daughters of our thanes, and violate them before the brave chieftains' face." Nor does the yoke related to have been imposed by...
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