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" Stimulated by these words, or rather by the Divine inspiration, and allured by the beautifully illuminated letter at the beginning of the volume, he spoke before all his brothers, who, though his seniors in age, were not so in grace, and answered, " Will... "
Royal Descents and Pedigrees of Founders' Kin - Page 2
by Bernard Burke - 1864 - 400 pages
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The Life and Times of Alfred the Great

John Allen Giles - 1848 - 458 pages
...all others, are among the gifts of God, as we have often also witnessed. " Now, on a certain clay, his mother was shewing him and his brothers a Saxon...soonest learn this volume, shall have it for his own.' Stimulated by these words, or rather by the Divine inspiration, and allured by the beautifully illuminated...
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Six Old English Chronicles: Of which Two are Now First Translated from the ...

John Allen Giles, Gildas - 1848 - 552 pages
...also have often witnessed. On a certain day. therefore, his mother* was showing him and his brother a Saxon book of poetry, which she held in her hand,...soonest learn this volume shall have it for his own." Stimulated by these words, or rather by the Divine inspiration, and allured by the beautifully illuminated...
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Six Old English Chronicles

John Allen Giles, Gildas - 1848 - 572 pages
...also have often witnessed. On a certain day, therefore, his mother* was showing him and his brother a Saxon book of poetry, which she held in her hand,...soonest learn this volume shall have it for his own." Stimulated by these words, or rather by the Divine inspiration, and allured by the beautifully illuminated...
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The Moderate Monarchy, Or Principles of the British Constitution, Described ...

Albrecht von Baron HALLER - 1849 - 388 pages
...the gifts of God, as we have often also witnessed. " Now, on a certain day, his mother was showing him and his brothers a Saxon book of poetry, which...soonest learn this volume, shall have it for his own.' Stimulated by these words, or rather by the divine inspiration, and allured by the beautifully illuminated...
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The Whole Works of King Alfred the Great: With Preliminary Essays ..., Volume 1

Alfred (King of England) - 1852 - 596 pages
...gifts of God, as we also have often witnessed. On a certain day, therefore, his mother was showing him and his brothers* a Saxon book of poetry which she held in wh\n x"d' wL "V'ean oW, her hand, and said, "Whichever of you shall the soonest btti KM king, learn...
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The Whole Works of King Alfred the Great: With Preliminary Essays ..., Volume 1

Alfred (King of England) - 1852 - 590 pages
...therefore, his mother was showing him , ,..,., J a , , t i.- iv L u • * Rather 'his brother,' form 861, and his brothers* a Saxon book of poetry which she held in when Allr(.d Wa8 12 yearsold, Ethelher hand, and said, " Whichever of you shall the soonest ben was...
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The Life and Times of Alfred the Great: Drawn Up from the Most Authentic ...

John Allen Giles - 1854 - 456 pages
...in this art, as in all others, are among the gifts of God, as we have often also witnessed. " Now, on a certain day, his mother was shewing him and his...soonest learn this volume, shall have it for his own.' Stimulated by these words, or rather by the Divine inspiration, and allured by the beautifully illuminated...
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The Monthly Christian Spectator. 1851-1859

1857 - 830 pages
...an anecdote which Asser thus relates : ' On a certain day his mother was showing him and his brother a Saxon book of poetry which she held in her hand,..."Whichever of you shall the soonest learn this volume by heart shall have it for his own." Stimulated by these words, or rather by the divine inspiration,...
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The Whole Works of King Alfred the Great: With Preliminary Essays ..., Volume 1

Alfred (King of England) - 1858 - 596 pages
...and success ; as in all the other gifts of God. On a certain day, therefore, his mother was showing him and his brothers a Saxon book of poetry, which...hand, and said, " Whichever of you shall the soonest leam this volume shall have it for his own." Stimulated by these words, or rather by the Divine inspiration,...
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The Whole Works of King Alfred the Great: With Preliminary Essays ..., Volume 1

Alfred (King of England) - 1858 - 598 pages
...mother was showing him . , • , , „•" .. , , ,.ii i_ u • • Rather 'hi brothrr, form 861, and his brothers* a Saxon book of poetry which she held in when Allred wag ,2 seutou, Etheiher hand, and said, " Whichever of you shall the soonest bert •...
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