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" France, by poison], a comet — a star, denoting, as they say, change in kingdoms — appeared, trailing its extended and fiery train along the sky. Wherefore, a certain monk of our monastery, by name Elmer, bowing down with terror at the sight of the... "
The Church Historians of England: pt. 1. The history of the kings of England ... - Page 212
1854
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Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest: with anecdotes of ...

Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland - Biography & Autobiography - 1840
...bright star first became visible to his eye, wisely exclaimed, ' Thou art come ! a matter of great lamentation to many a mother art thou come. I have seen thee long before, but now I behold thee in thy terrors, threatening destruction to this country.' " 1 Wace, whom...
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Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest. By A ..., Volumes 1-2

Agnes Strickland - 1840
...bright star first hecame visible to his eye, wisely exclaimed, ' Thou art come ! a matter of great lamentation to many a mother art thou come. I have seen thee long before, but now I behold thee in thy terrors, threatening destruction to this country.'"'1 Wace, whom...
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William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the Kings of England: From the Earliest ...

William (of Malmesbury) - Civilization, Medieval - 1847 - 544 pages
...extended and fiery train along the sky. Wherefore a certain monk of our monastery,:} by name Elmer, bowing down with terror at the sight of the brilliant...lamentation to many a mother art thou come; I have seen a excited, and he goes in company with the bishop to visit them. They relate their story and shortly...
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Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest, Volume 1

Agnes Strickland - Queens - 1848
...star first became visible to his eye, prophetically exclaimed, ' Thou art come ! a matter of great lamentation to many a mother art thou come. I have seen thee long before ; but now I behold thee in thy terrors, threatening destruction to this country.' " 3 Wace,...
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Descriptive Astronomy

George Frederick Chambers - Astronomy - 1867 - 816 pages
...extended and fiery train along the sky. Wherefore, a certain monk of our monastery, by name Elmer, bowing down with terror at the sight of the brilliant...terrible, threatening to hurl destruction on this country •.' " The superstitious dread in which comets were held during the Middle Ages is well exemplified...
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The national history of England, by E. Farr [and others].

England, Edward Farr - 1873
...month of January. " Thou art come !" writes William of Malmenbury, " Thou art come ! a matter of great lamentation to many a mother art thou come ! I have seen thee long before; but now I behold thee in thy terrors, threatening destruction to this country." If it did appear,...
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A Handbook of Descriptive Astronomy

George Frederick Chambers - Astronomy - 1877 - 928 pages
...extended and fiery train along the sky. Wherefore, a certain monk of our monastery, by name Elmer, bowing down with terror at the sight of the brilliant...terrible, threatening to hurl destruction on this country ".' " The superstitious dread in which comets were held during the Middle Ages is well exemplified...
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A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy: The sun, planets, and comets

George Frederick Chambers - Astronomical instruments - 1889
...extended and fiery train along the sky. Wherefore, a certain monk of our monastery, by name Elmer, bowing down with terror at the sight of the brilliant...matter of lamentation to many a mother art thou come ; 1 have seen thee long since ; but I now behold thee much more terrible, threatening to hurl destruction...
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A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy: The sun, planets, and comets

George Frederick Chambers - Astronomical instruments - 1889
...star, wisely exclaimed, ' Thou art come ! a matter of lamentation to many a mother art thou come ; 1 have seen thee long since ; but I now behold thee...threatening to hurl destruction on this country*.'" The superstitious dread in which comets were held during the Middle Ages is well exemplified in the...
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William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the Kings of England: From the Earliest ...

William (of Malmesbury) - Great Britain - 1895 - 544 pages
...extended and fiery train along the sky. Wherefore a certain monk of our monastery,J by name Elmer, bowing down with terror at the sight of the brilliant...lamentation to many a mother art thou come ; I have seen is excited, and he goes in company with the bishop to visit them. They relate their story and shortly...
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