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" a more cruel and dangerous enemy than the Saxons. They overcome all who have the courage to oppose them. They surprise all who are so imprudent as not to be prepared for their attack. When they pursue, they inevitably overtake : when they are pursued,... "
The annals of England, an epitome of English history [by W.E. Flaherty]. - Page 51
by William Edward Flaherty - 1855
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The North American Review, Volume 73

1851 - 568 pages
...the whole earth. Sidonius, bishop of Clermont, writing in the fifth century, exclaims : " We have not a more cruel and more dangerous enemy than the Saxons....attack. When they pursue, they infallibly overtake ; and when they are pursued, their escape is certain. They despise danger ; they are inured to shipwreck...
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A History of England from the First Invasion by the Romans, Volume 1

John Lingard - 1825 - 560 pages
...pelle salum sulcare Britanmnn Ludus, et assuto glaucum mare findere lembo. Apol. Pan. Avit. v. 370. " and more dangerous enemy than the Saxons. " They overcome...are so " imprudent as not to be prepared for their at" tack. When they pursue, they infallibly over" take : when they are pursued, their escape is * certain....
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A Short History of the Church of Christ: From the Close of the Sacred ...

John Fry - 1825 - 642 pages
...kingdom of Kent. .Sidonius, bishop of Clermont, thus describes the Saxons: " We have not a more cruel enemy than the Saxons. They overcome all who have...courage to oppose them. They surprise all who are so 4 AD 448. imprudent as not to be prepared for their attack. When they, pursue, they infallibly overtake...
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Southwold and Its Vicinity, Ancient and Modern

Robert Wake - 1839 - 420 pages
...have been thus eloquently described by Sidonius, Bishop of Clermont. " We have not," he writes, " a more dangerous enemy than the Saxons. They " overcome...They surprise all who are so imprudent as not to be pre" pared for their attack. When they pursue, they in" fallibly overtake. When they are pursued their...
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A History of England: From the First Invasion by the Romans

John Lingard - 1840 - 480 pages
...Bede, 1. 15. (t) Cni pelle salum sulcare Britaunum Alfred's Version, ibid. Chron. Sax. 12. Gildas. " more cruel and more dangerous enemy than the Saxons....overcome all who have the courage to oppose them. They sur" prise all who are so imprudent as not lobe prepared for their at" tack. When they pursue, they...
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A history of England from the first invasion by the Romans (to the ...

John Lingard - 1844 - 390 pages
...language the terrors of the provincials and the ravages of the barbarians. — "We have ' not," he says, " a more cruel and more dangerous ' enemy than the Saxons....' are so imprudent as not to be prepared for their at" tack. When they pursue, they infallibly overtake : ' when they are pursued, their escape is certain....
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The History of England, from the First Invasion by the Romans to ..., Volume 1

John Lingard - 1849 - 548 pages
...language the terrors of the provincials and the ravages of the barbarians. — " We have not," he says, " a more cruel and more dangerous enemy than the " Saxons....courage " to oppose them. They surprise all who are so im" prudent as not to be prepared for their attack. " When they pursue, they infallibly overtake :...
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Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches: With Elucidations, Volume 1

Oliver Cromwell - 1853
...the terrors of the provincials and the ravages of the barbarians. — " We have ** not," he says, " a more cruel and more dangerous ** enemy than the..." are so imprudent as not to be prepared for their at" tack. When they pursue, they infallibly overtake : f" when they are pursued, their escape is certain....
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History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland: Comprising a General ...

Whellan, William, & Co - 1855 - 1010 pages
...bishop of Clermont, gives us an animated description of these invaders. — " We have not," he says, " a more cruel and more dangerous enemy than the Saxons....surprise all who are so imprudent as not to be prepared fur their attack. When they pursue they iufallibly overtake — when they aro pursued, their escape...
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A Voice to America: Or, The Model Republic, Its Glory, Or Its Fall: with a ...

Frederick Saunders, Thomas Bangs Thorpe - 1855 - 404 pages
...preface our remarks with what a writer* of the 5th century says of the Anglo-Saxons of his day : " They overcome all who have the courage to oppose them...attack. When they pursue, they infallibly overtake ; and when they are pursued, their escape is certain. They despise danger ; they are inured to shipwreck...
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