The Saxons in England: A History of the English Commonwealth Till the Period of the Norman Conquest, Том 1

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Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1849

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Стр. vii - ANCIENT LAWS AND INSTITUTES OF ENGLAND ; comprising Laws enacted under the Anglo-Saxon Kings, from JEthelbirht to Cnut, with an English Translation of the Saxon ; the Laws called Edward the Confessor's ; the Laws of William the Conqueror, and those ascribed to Henry the First ; also...
Стр. 365 - ... the lord rade, and the foal slade; he lighted, and he righted, set joint to joint, bone to bone, and sinew to sinew, heal in the holy ghost's name!
Стр. 145 - ... eliguntur in iisdem conciliis et principes, qui iura per pagos vicosque reddunt; centeni singulis ex plebe comites consilium simul et auctoritas adsunt.
Стр. 47 - That was the question which Vasson proposed to test. A week's journey through lands where his oxen found abundance of forage, showed him that the Matabele, in this respect as in others, are indifferent to the truth. He came upon a...
Стр. 161 - Mox rex vel princeps, prout aetas cuique, prout nobilitas, prout decus bellorum, prout facundia est, audiuntur, auctoritate suadendi magis, quam iubendi potestate.
Стр. 144 - Non enim habent regem iidem antiqui Saxones, sed satrapas plurimos suae genti praepositos, qui ingruente belli articulo mittunt aequaliter sortes, et quemcunque sors ostenderit, hunc tempore belli ducem omnes sequuntur, huic obtemperant; peracto autem bello rursum aequalis potentiae omnes fiunt satrapae.
Стр. 88 - That never tasted a rough winter's blast Without a mask or fan, doth with a grace Defy cold winter, and his storms outface.
Стр. 54 - ... made by all for the benefit of all. The mark was a voluntary association of free men, who laid down for themselves, and strictly maintained, a system of cultivation by which the produce of the land on which they settled might be fairly and equally secured for their service and support; and from participation in which they jealously excluded all who were not born or adopted into the association.
Стр. 140 - Reges ex nobilitate, duces ex virtute sumunt. nec regibus infinita aut libera potestas , et duces exemplo potius quam imperio, si prompti, si conspicui, si ante aciem agant, admiratione praesunt.
Стр. 16 - The readiest belief in fortuitous coincidences and resemblances gives way before a number of instances whose agreement defies all the calculation of chances. Thus, when we find Hengist and Horsa approaching the coasts of Kent in three keels, and JElli effecting a landing in Sussex with the same number, we are reminded of the Gothic tradition...

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