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" ... during the frequent wars and other trammels of this present life, the invasions of the pagans, and his own daily infirmities of body, continued to carry on the government, and to exercise hunting in all its branches; to teach his workers in gold and... "
The Whole Works of King Alfred the Great: With Preliminary Essays ... - Page 87
by Alfred (King of England) - 1852
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 1

Charles Dudley Warner - 1896 - 582 pages
...precedents of his ancestors, by his new mechanical inventions, to recite the Saxon books, and more especially to learn by heart the Saxon poems, and to make others learn them also; for he alone never desisted from studying, most diligently, to the best of his ability ; he attended...
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Selections from the Sources of English History: Being a Supplement to Text ...

Charles William Colby - 1899 - 398 pages
...all its branches ; to teach his workers in gold and artificers of all kinds, his falconers, hawkers and dog-keepers ; to build houses, majestic and good,...them ; and he alone never desisted from studying most diligently to the best of his ability ; he attended the mass and other daily services of religion ;...
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Selections from the Sources of English History: Being a Supplement to Text ...

Charles William Colby - 1899 - 378 pages
...all its branches ; to teach his workers in gold and artificers of all kinds, his falconers, hawkers and dog-keepers ; to build houses, majestic and good,...them ; and he alone never desisted from studying most diligently to the best of his ability ; he attended the mass and other daily services of religion ;...
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Old English Chronicles: Including Ethelwerd's Chronicle, Asser's Life of ...

John Allen Giles - 1901 - 574 pages
...all its branches ; to teach his workers in gold and artificers of all kinds, his falconers, hawkers and dog-keepers ; to build houses, majestic and good,...and especially to learn by heart the Saxon poems, an I to make others learn them ; and he alone never desisted from studying, most diligently, to the...
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The Story of King Alfred

Walter Besant - 1905 - 200 pages
...its branches ; to teach his workers in gold and artificers of all kinds, his falconers, his hawkers, and dogkeepers ; to build houses, majestic and good,...precedents of his ancestors, by his new mechanical inventiotis ; to recite the Saxon books, and especially to learn by heart the Saxon poems, and to make...
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Alfred the West Saxon: King of English

Dugald Macfadyen - 1901 - 450 pages
...illuminators, who may for convenience be classed together as artistic. There are also men employed to build houses " majestic and good, beyond all the...his ancestors, by his new mechanical inventions." There were the men employed "to drive the road and bridge the ford," the civil engineers of Alfred's...
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The Story of King Alfred

Walter Besant - 1905 - 200 pages
...its branches ; to teach his workers in gold and artificers of all kinds, his falconers, his hawkers, and dogkeepers ; to build houses, majestic and good,...; and he alone never desisted from studying, most diligently, to the best of his ability." It would seem as if hunting was introduced here in a place...
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A Source Book of MediŠval History: Documents Illustrative of European Life ...

Frederic Austin Ogg - 1907 - 522 pages
...artificers of all kinds, his falconers, hawkers and dog-keepers; to build houses, majestic and splendid, beyond all the precedents of his ancestors, by his...and especially to learn by heart the Saxon poems, 1 This was, of course, not a school in the modern sense of the word. All that is meant is simply that...
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Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to ...

Edward Potts Cheyney - 1908 - 830 pages
...to teach his workers in gold and artificers of all kinds, his falconers, hawkers, and dog keepers; to build houses, majestic and good, beyond all the...mechanical inventions; to recite the Saxon books, and Alfred's reespecially to learn by heart the Saxon poems, and to make formsand others learn them. He...
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Alfred the Great, His Life and Times

George Frederick Bosworth - 1914 - 230 pages
...those of Wessex. Hence, when the time of peace gave him the opportunity, he at once set about building houses " majestic and good, beyond all the precedents...his ancestors, by his new mechanical inventions." Alfred's buildings may be classed under three divisions — domestic, religious, and military, and...
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