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Page 8 - his gold spurs. Then he put off his cloak and coat, and dressed himself in his finest clothes, with a scarlet cloak over all; girded on his sword, set a gilded helmet on his head, and mounted his horse
Page 32 - Olave's day, was the church holiday in Silver Street, the parish church whereof was dedicated to that Saint And at eight of the clock at night began a stage-play, of a goodly matter [relating, it is like, to that Saint], that continued unto twelve at midnight ; and then they made an
Page 21 - Let God but grant me life, and there shall not be a spot in my realm where the key shall not keep the castle, and the bracken-bush the cow, though I
Page 21 - were proved to have committed such depredations they must suffer in life or limb. No offer of money, no entreaties, could save them. As Sigvat sang — 'He made the bravest lose his head Who robbed at sea and pirates led ; And his just sword gave peace to all, Sparing no robber, great or small
Page 17 - ocean's steeds ! Allow one scald to sing thy deeds; And listen to the song of one Who can sing well if any can. For should the king despise all others, And show no favour to my brothers, Yet, I may all men's favour claim, Who sing still of our great king's
Page 23 - This Caesar was a tyrant.' Third citizen. ' Nay, that's certain : We are blessed that Rome is rid of him.
Page 22 - land began to declare that Olaf was in reality a holy man, and his sanctity was confirmed by many miracles. Many began to make promises and prayers to King Olaf in the matters in which they
Page 12 - behold our God advancing in great light.' The sun was rising and all turned to look. At that moment Kolbein