The Saxons in England: A history of the English commonwealth till the period of the Norman conquest, Volume 2

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Printed for Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1849 - Great Britain
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Page 471 - Etiam si quod arcae genus est, non de honoraria summa quasi redemptae religionis congregatur. Modicam unusquisque stipem menstrua die, vel cum velit, et si modo velit , et si modo possit, apponit ; nam nemo compellitur, sed sponte confert. Haec quasi deposita pietatis sunt.
Page 470 - Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold, and laid them down at the apostles...
Page 353 - A society in which marriage is encouraged and industry prevails soon repairs the accidental losses of pestilence and war; but as the far greater part of the Romans was condemned to hopeless indigence and celibacy, the depopulation was constant and visible, and the gloomy enthusiasts might expect the approaching failure of the human race.
Page 20 - And the same year king Ecgbryht conquered the 'kingdom of the Mercians, and all that was south of the Humber; and he was the eighth king who was Bretwalda.
Page 280 - ... vero principum filios liberalibus artibus erudire, et ingenia Britannorum studiis Gallorum anteferre, ut qui modo linguam Romanam abnuebant, eloquentiam concupiscerent. inde etiam habitus nostri honor et frequens toga. paulatimque discessum ad delenimenta vitiorum, porticus et balnea et conviviorum elegantiam. idque apud imperitos humanitas vocabatur, cum pars servitutis esset.
Page 369 - Episcopum mittere, quem ipse judicaveris ordinare; ita duntaxat, ut si eadem civitas cum finitimis locis verbum Dei receperit, ipse quoque duodecim Episcopos ordinet, et metropolitani honore perfruatur ; quia ei quoque, si vita comes fuerit, pallium tribuere Domino favente disponimus...
Page 369 - Ea него, quae a nobis pro uestris sacerdotibus ordinanda sperastis, haec pro fidei uestrae sinceritate, quae nobis multimoda relatione per praesentium portitores laudabiliter insinuata est, gratuito animo adtribuere ulla sine dilatione praeuidemus; et duo pallia utrorumque metropolitanorum, id est Honorio et Paulino, direximus, ut, dum quis eorum de hoc saeculo ad auctorem suum fuerit arcessitus, in loco ipsius alter episcopum ex hac nostra auctoritate debeat subrogare.
Page 280 - ... filios liberalibus artibus erudire, et ingenia Britannorum studiis Gallorum anteferre, ut qui modo linguam Romanam abnuebant, eloquentiam con10 cupiscerent. Inde etiam habitus nostri honor et freqnens toga. Paulatimque discessum ad delenimenta vitiorum, porticus et balnea et conviviorum elegantiam. Idque apud imperitos humanitas vocabatur, cum pars servitutis esset.
Page 229 - The Witan possessed the power of adjudging the lands of offenders and intestates to be forfeit to the King. xii. Lastly, the Witan acted as a Supreme Court of Justice, both in civil and criminal causes.

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