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" The object of the races who broke up the Roman empire was not to settle in a desert, but to live at ease as an aristocracy of soldiers, deriving rent from a peaceful population of tenants. "
The Early and Middle Ages of England - Page 61
by Charles Henry Pearson - 1861 - 472 pages
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History of England During the Early and Middle Ages, Volume 1

Charles Henry Pearson - 1867 - 706 pages
...middle of ' The Life of Alfred, ascribed to the fifth century, see the volume of war. The object of the races who broke up the Roman empire was not to settle in a desert, but to live at ease, us an aristocracy of soldiers, drawing rent from a peaceful population of tenants. Moreover, coming...
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Historic Ninepins: A Book of Curiosities, where Old and Young May Read ...

John Timbs - 1869 - 368 pages
...we cannot suppose that the Saxons would cut the throats of their allies after the war. The object of the races who broke up the Roman Empire was not to...cases have taken wives from the women of the country. . . . These probabilities are confirmed by facts that meet us on every side. The political division...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 141

1876 - 606 pages
...we cannot suppose that the Saxons would cut the throats of their allies after the war. The object of the races who broke up the Roman empire was not to...but to live at ease as an aristocracy of soldiers, deriving rent from a peaceful population of tenants. Moreover, coming in small and narrow skiffs, the...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 141

1876
...we cannot suppose that the Saxons would cut the throats of their allies after the war. The object of the races who broke up the Roman empire was not to...but to live at ease as an aristocracy of soldiers, deriving rent from a peaceful population of tenants. Moreover, coming in small and narrow skiffs, the...
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English Studies: Or, Essays in English History and Literature

John Sherren Brewer - 1881 - 448 pages
...we cannot suppose that the Saxons would cut the throats of their allies after the war. The object of the races who broke up the Roman empire was not to...but to live at ease as an aristocracy of soldiers, deriving rent from a peaceful population of tenants. 2 Pearson's Hittory of England, i. 83, 2nd edition....
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Industry in England: Historical Outlines

Henry de Beltgens Gibbins - 1896 - 582 pages
...necessities." ! Or, as a less celebrated author concisely puts it, the object of the Saxon invaders was not " to settle in a desert, but to live at ease,...drawing rent from a peaceful population of tenants." s and we may add, as time went on, assisting in the calm pursuits of peace themselves. The facts of...
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Reallexikon der germanischen Altertumskunde, Volume 1

Johannes Hoops - 1913 - 760 pages
...und ist jetzt veraltet — für seine Auffassung mit der a priori Begründung, daß „the object of the races who broke up the Roman Empire was not to settle in a desert, but to live at ease, äs an aristocracy of soldiers, drawing rent from a peaceful population of tenants" und er versuchte...
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The Economic History of England, Volume 1

Ephraim Lipson - 1915
...the ruins of the past 1. " The object of the races who broke up the Roman Empire ", Pearson holds, "was not to settle in a desert, but to live at ease...drawing rent from a peaceful population of tenants ". Most elaborate of all were the ' learned and ingenious ' theories of Coote in his work on the Romans...
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An Introduction to the Economic History of England, Volume 1

Ephraim Lipson - 1915
...the ruins of the past *. " The object of the races who broke up the Roman Empire ", Pearson holds, " was not to settle in a desert, but to live at ease...drawing rent from a peaceful population of tenants ". Most elaborate of all were the ' learned and ingenious ' theories of Coote in his work on the Romans...
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Representative Government

Henry Jones Ford - 1924 - 318 pages
...Wales and Brittany by the Saxons has absolutely no foundation in history." He said: " The object of the races who broke up the Roman empire was not to...cases have taken wives from the women of the country." Pearson surveyed the characteristics of AngloSaxon polity with calm, scientific scrutiny, and his method...
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