Beowulf: An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn

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The University Press, 1921 - 417 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 96 - I tell you, captain, if you look in the maps of the 'orld, I warrant you shall find, in the comparisons between Macedon and Monmouth, that the situations, look you, is both alike. There is a river in Macedon ; and there is also moreover a river at Monmouth...
الصفحة 272 - WHEN Israel came out of Egypt, and the house of Jacob from among the strange people, 2 Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion.
الصفحة 250 - What feign'd submission swore : ease would recant Vows made in pain as violent and void. For never can true reconcilement grow Where wounds of deadly hate have pierced so deep...
الصفحة 298 - There let him sink or swim. They laid him out upon the floor, To work him further woe, And still, as signs of life appeared, They tossed him to and fro. They wasted, o'er a scorching flame, The marrow of his bones ; But a miller used him worst of all, For he crushed him between two stones.
الصفحة 330 - Turni.' audiit Alcides iuvenem magnumque sub imo corde premit gemitum lacrimasque effundit inanis. 465 tum genitor natum dictis adfatur amicis: 'stat sua cuique dies, breve et inreparabile tempus omnibus est vitae: sed famam extendere factis, hoe virtutis opus. Troiae sub moenibus altis tot gnati cecidere deum; quin occidit una 470 Sarpedon, mea progenies. etiam sua Turnum fata vocant, metasque dati pervenit ad aevi.
الصفحة 81 - pirva," the rev. Mr. Walter, fellow of Christ's-college, Cambridge, observes to Mr. Brand, that it bears a strong resemblance to what is called in Kent, an ivy girl, which is a figure composed of some of the best corn...
الصفحة 383 - I remember it was with extreme difficulty that I could bring my master to understand the meaning of the word opinion, or how a point could be djsjjutablej because reason taught us to affirm or deny only wh~ere we are certain ; and beyond our knowledge we cannot do either.
الصفحة 273 - ... although we think we govern our words, and prescribe it well loquendum ut vulgus sentiendum ut sapientes, yet certain it is that words, as a Tartar's bow, do shoot back upon the understanding of the wisest, and mightily entangle and pervert the judgment.
الصفحة 82 - ... also raising it on high. This is done three times. They then change their cry to " wee yen !" —
الصفحة 82 - After the wheat is all cut, on most farms in the north of Devon, the harvest people have a custom of " crying the neck." I believe that this practice is seldom omitted on any large farm in that part of the country. It is done in this way. An old man, or some one else well acquainted with the ceremonies used on the occasion, (when the labourers are reaping the last field of wheat,) goes round to the shocks and sheaves, and picks out a little bundle of all the best ears he can find ; this bundle...

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