Other editions - View all
according aforesaid afterwards Albania ancient Androgeus Armorica arms army arrived Arthur Aurelius Aurelius Ambrosius barbarians battle begat Belinus besieged bishop Brennius Britain British Britons brother Brutus Cadwalla Cæsar Cair Cassibellaun CHAP Christ church coast commanded consul Corineus Cornwall crown daughter death duke emperor endeavoured enemy Ethelwulf father fight fleet forces fought Gaul gave Germany hath Hengist holy honour hundred inhabitants Ireland island Iter Julius Cæsar Kent killed king Alfred king's kingdom kingdom of Britain Lord's incarnation Lucius Tiberius Maximian Mercians miles nation Nennius night noble pagans passed peace Picts place called possessed priests princes prophet province reign river road Roman Rome saith our Lord Saxons Scots sent Severn ships side slain slaughter soldiers station sword Thames thee thence things thou took town Trinovantum unto usque Uther Pendragon victory VIIII Vortigern wall Watling Street whole wicked words
Page 397 - He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dung-hill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and he hath set the world upon them.
Page 328 - But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, And your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear. For your hands are defiled with blood, And your fingers with iniquity ; Your lips have spoken lies, Your tongue hath muttered perverseness. None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: They trust in vanity, and speak lies ; They conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity. They hatch cockatrice...
Page 294 - And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven. But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness : there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Page 306 - The barbarians drive us to the sea ; the sea throws us back on the barbarians : thus two modes of death await us — we are either slain or drowned.
Page 329 - Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips; whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness : their feet are swift to shed blood : destruction and misery are in their ways : and the way of peace they have not known : there is no fear of God before their eyes.
Page 369 - But according to thy hardness and impenitent heart thou treasurest up to thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the just judgment of God who will render to every man according to his works.
Page 295 - And I say unto you, that many shall come from the east and the west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven...
Page 243 - Britain had arrived at such a pitch of grandeur, that in abundance of riches, luxury of ornaments, and politeness of inhabitants, it far surpassed all other kingdoms. The knights in it that were famous for feats of chivalry, wore their clothes and arms all of the same colour and fashion: and the women also no less celebrated for their wit, wore all the same kind of apparel...
Page 406 - Thus it was that the magnanimous Arthur, with all the kings and military force of Britain, fought against the Saxons. And though there were many more noble than himself, yet he was twelve times chosen their commander, and was as often conqueror.
Page 69 - In these times, I also came into Saxony [Wessex] out of the furthest coasts of Western Britain; and when I had proposed to go to him through many intervening provinces, I arrived in the country of the Saxons, who live on the right hand, which in Saxon is called Sussex, under the guidance of some of that nation; and there I first saw him in the royal vill, which is called Dene.