The Life of King Arthur: From Ancient Historians and Authentic Documents

Payne and Foss, 1825 - 172 páginas

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Página 122 - ... other that is below him in point of understanding, and triumphs in the superiority of his genius, whilst he has such objects of derision before his eyes. Mr.
Página 16 - Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave takes half his worth away.
Página xiv - ... we do not know, it may be urged with equal force, on the other hand, that all ova and spores, in so far as we know anything about them, are destroyed by prolonged boiling: therefore from analogy we are equally bound to infer that Vibrios...
Página 52 - Jews, having a harp, but, this is the first time, we have heard of the harp of the " mythological" king Arthur, " There are some very extraordinary things to be found," adds this perspicacious and far-sighted Welshman, "concerning the mythological Arthur, in the Mabinogion, and, particularly, in the story of Culhwch and Olwen, wherein we recognize adventures, which must have had a common origin with those of Hercules and the Argonautick voyage
Página vii - Llancarvan, my contemporary : the kings, truly, of the Saxons to William of Malmesbury and Henry of Huntingdon : whom I...
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Página 143 - Be it known and without doubt unto you, that we all are, and every one of us, obedient and subjects to the church of God, and to the pope of Rome, and to every godly Christian, to love every one in his degree in perfect charity, and to help every one of them by word and deed to be the children of God ; and other obedience than this I do not know due to him whom you name to be pope, nor to be the father of fathers, to be claimed and to be demanded.
Página 74 - I went to Taffy's house, Taffy was not in ; Taffy came to my house, and stole a silver pin : I went to Taffy's house, Taffy was in bed, I took up a poker and flung it at his head.

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