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Prehistoric Lymington and People: With Brief Notices of Other Places and Times
Henry George Barrey
No preview available - 2008
ages Ampress ancient animals Arctic Period Avebury Avon bank Belgic Belgse believe Belmore Lane bone bowl-shaped Britain British brook Buckland buried camp Captain's Row cave lion Celts centre chalk Channel Church citadel clay cliffs construction Continent Csesar deep Devizes district doubt Drift Period dyke earth east side enclosed England excavation extended field flint implements formed fortification fortress Gaul glacial Gosport Street gravel height high ground hill Hoare Hordle hundred imagine inhabitants island Isle of Wight land long barrows Lymington Lymington river mainland marsh mole mound nearly neighbourhood northern Norton Bavant outer Passford perhaps pond port portion pottery primary interment rampart remains river Roman round barrows rude Saxon ships Silbury Hill skeletons skulls sloping Solent southern Stonehenge stones suppose terrace thence thousands thrown Thurnam tide Tilshead town trench Trowbridge urns valley Walhampton Wansdyke west side Wiltshire
Page 63 - some little distance from the battle and so place themselves with the chariots that if their masters are overpowered by the number of the enemy they may have a ready retreat to their own troops. Thus they display in battle the speed of
Page 61 - gales of wind could not be resisted by sails, nor ships of such great burden be conveniently enough managed by them. The encounter of our fleet with these ships was of such a nature that our fleet excelled in speed alone, and the plying of the oars, other things
Page 63 - lawful to eat the hare and the cock and the goose; they, however, breed them for amusement and pleasure. The climate is more temperate than in Gaul, the cold being less severe.
Page 63 - steep place to check their horses at full speed, and manage and turn them in an instant, and run along the pole and stand on the yoke, and thence
Page 31 - those who had passed over from the country of the Belgse for the purpose of plunder and making war, almost all of whom are called by the names of the states
Page 63 - when they have worked themselves in between the troops of horse leap from their chariots and engage on foot. The charioteers in the meantime
Page 62 - with their beaks, so great was their strength. Nor on account of their height was a weapon easily cast up to them, and for the same reason they were less readily locked in by
Page 63 - Their mode of fighting with their chariots is this :—firstly they drive about in all directions, and throw their weapons, and generally break