The history of the Anglo-Saxons, Volume 3

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Page 136 - But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever : a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom. Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity ; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
Page 282 - Created hugest that swim the ocean stream : Him, haply, slumbering on the Norway foam, The pilot of some small night-foundered skiff Deeming some island, oft, as seamen tell, With fixed anchor in his scaly rind Moors by his side under the lee, while night Invests the sea, and wished morn delays...
Page 179 - ... time and place. Moreover, the said knights are to have full and sufficient power for themselves and for the community of the aforesaid county, and the said citizens and burgesses for themselves and the communities of the aforesaid cities and boroughs separately, then and there for doing what shall then be ordained according to the common counsel in the premises, so that the aforesaid business shall not remain unfinished in any way for defect of this power.
Page 432 - Constitutions, it is declared, " the hurel (the sacrament) is Christ's body, not bodily, but spiritually ; not the body in which he suffered, but the body about which he spoke when he blessed the loaf and wine.
Page 512 - The three pillars of judgment : bold design, frequent practice, and frequent mistakes. The three pillars of learning : seeing much, suffering much, and studying much.
Page 270 - Then said he to Bagoas the eunuch, who had charge over all that he had, Go now, and persuade this Hebrew woman which is with thee, that she come unto us, and eat and drink with us.
Page 353 - Ceolfrid; and spending all the remaining time of my life in that monastery, I wholly applied myself to the study of Scripture, and amidst the observance of regular discipline, and the daily care of singing in the church, I always took delight in learning, teaching, and writing.
Page 289 - The water will from the hill bring down the grey earth. The army will be together strong with the bravest. Fidelity in the earl ; wisdom in man ! The woods will on the ground blow with fruit ; the mountains in the earth will stand green. " God will be in heaven the judge of deeds. The door will be to the hall the mouth of the roomy mansion. The round will be on the shield, the fast fortress of the fingers. " Fowl aloft will sport in the air ; salmon in the whirlpool will roll with the skate ; the...
Page 435 - ... may be fit teachers of true wisdom. The priest should preach rightly the true belief ; read fit discourses ; visit the sick ; and baptize infants, and give the unction when desired. No one should be a covetous trader, nor a plunderer, nor drunk often in wine-houses, nor be proud or boastful, nor wear ostentatious girdles, nor be adorned with gold, but to do honour to himself by his good morals. " They should not be litigious nor quarrelsome, nor seditious, but should pacify the contending ; nor...
Page 432 - It is certain that the transubstantiation of the Eucharist was not the established or universal belief of the Anglo-Saxons.

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