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" ... any craft, without wisdom. Because whatsoever is done through folly, no one can ever reckon for craft. This is now especially to be said ; that I wished to live honourably whilst I lived, and after my life to leave to the men who were after me, my... "
The Historians' History of the World: England to 1485 - Page 91
edited by - 1904
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The history of the Anglo-Saxons, comprising the history of England ..., Volume 2

Sharon Turner - Anglo-Saxons - 1823
...through folly, man can never make that to be virtue. " This I can now most truly say, that I HAVE DESIRED TO LIVE WORTHILY WHILE I LIVED, AND AFTER MY LIFE TO LEAVE TO THE MEN THAT SHOULD BE AFTER ME A REMEMBRANCE IN GOOD WORKS."33 IT may amuse us to read Alfred's picture of...
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King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon Version of Boethius De Consolatione Philosophić ...

1829 - 425 pages
...ever reckon for craft. — This is now especially to be said ; that I wished to live honourably whilst I lived, and after my life to leave to the men who were after me my memory in good works. CHAPTER XVIII. §- I. &HEN this was spoken, the Mind remained...
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The Poets and Poetry of Europe: With Introductions and Biographical Notices

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - English poetry - 1845 - 779 pages
...original nature. True nobility is in the mind, not in the flenli. I wished to live honorably whilst I lived, and, after my life, to leave to the men who were after me my memory in good works ! " The chief writings of this Royal Author are his translations...
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The Vindication “whereinne Ye Practises of a Coontrie-Atturney Bee Notablie ...

Charles Sandys - 1847
...peopccum."* (Alfred Boet, p. 37.) CHARLES SANDYS, FSA * " This I can now most truly say, that I have desired to live worthily while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men that should be after me, a remembrance in good works." FINIS. Lately published, by the same Author,...
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A Manual of British & Irish History: Illustrated with Maps, Engravings, and ...

Thomas Flanagan - Great Britain - 1847 - 936 pages
...desired materials to govern that power with. . . . This I can now most truly say, that 1 have desired to live worthily while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men that should be after me, a remembrance in good works." True Nobllity. — " What ! all men had a like...
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The whole works of King Alfred the Great: with preliminary essays ...

Alfred (King of England), John Allen Giles - Anglo-Saxons - 1852
...ever reckon for craft. This is now especially to be said ; that I wished to live honourably whilst I lived, and after my life to leave to the men who were after me, my memory in good works. CHAPTER XVIII. 1. When this was spoken, the mind remained silent,...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1853 - 413 pages
...hordes of savage enemies. " This," declared he, " is now especially to be said ; that I have wished to live worthily while I lived, and after my life to leave, to the men that should be after me, my remembrance in good works." He, too, who thus acknowledged duty as the...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1854 - 414 pages
...hordes of savage enemies. " This," declared he, " is now especially to be said ; that I have wished to live worthily while I lived, and after my life to leave, to the men that should be after me, my remembrance in good works." He, too, who thus acknowledged duty as the...
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The History of Political Literature, from the Earliest Times, Volume 1

Robert Blakey - Greece - 1855 - 501 pages
...through folly, man can never make that to be virtue. " This I can now most truly say, that I have desired to live worthily while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men that should be after me a remembrance in good works."* » "Alfred, like another Theodosius, collected...
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The History of Political Literature, from the Earliest Times, Volume 1

Robert Blakey - Greece - 1855 - 501 pages
...through folly, man can never make that to be virtue. " This I can now most truly say, that I have desired to live •worthily while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men that should be after me a remembrance in good works."• * "Alfred, like another Theodosius, collected...
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