The Anglo-Saxon Version of the Life of St. Guthlac, Hermit of Crowland

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J.R. Smith, 1848 - English language - 125 pages

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Page 2 - This work contains some very important particulars of these personages and their connections previously to their leaving England and Holland, which were entirely unknown to former writers, and have only recently been discovered through the indefatigable exertions of the author. Prefixed to the volume are some beautiful prefatory stanzas by Richard Monckton Milnes, Esq., MP REMARKABLE PROVIDENCES of the Earlier Days of American Colonization.
Page 122 - ANALECTA ANGLO-SAXONICA.— A Selection, in Prose and Verse, from Anglo-Saxon Authors, of various ages, with a Glossary.
Page 15 - There is in Britain a fen of immense size, which begins from the river Granta not far from the city, which is named Grantchester. There are immense marshes, now a black pool of water, now foul running streams, and also many islands, and reeds, and hillocks, and thickets, and with manifold windings wide and long it continues up to the north sea.
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