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" I rejected them, by the counsel of my ' witan,' and in otherwise commanded them to be holden ; for I durst not venture to set down in writing much of my own, for it was unknown to me what of it would please those who should come after us. "
Old World Background to American History: An Elementary History for the ... - Page 157
by Samuel Bannister Harding, Margaret Snodgrass Harding - 1919 - 378 pages
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Proceedings, Volume 29

1875
...not good I rejected them, by the counsel of my witan, and in otherwise commanded them to be holden, for I durst not venture to set down in writing much...of it would please those who should come after us. But those things which I met with, either of the days of Ine, my kinsman, or of Offa, King of the Mercians,...
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The Life and Times of Alfred the Great

John Allen Giles - Great Britain - 1848 - 417 pages
...rejected, by the counsel of my ' witan' [parliament], and in other wise commanded them to be holden ; for I durst not venture to set down in writing much...of it would please those who should come after us. But those things which I met with, either of the days of Ina my kinsman, or of Offa, king of the Mercians,...
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The Moderate Monarchy, Or Principles of the British Constitution, Described ...

Albrecht von Baron HALLER, Francis Steinitz - Constitutional history - 1849 - 344 pages
...rejected, by the counsel of my ' witan' [parliament,] and in other wise commanded them to be holden ; for I durst not venture to set down in writing much...of it would please those who should come after us. But those things which I met with, either of the days of Ina my kinsman, or of Offa, king of the Mercians,...
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Half hours of English history, selected and illustr. by C. Knight

English history - 1851
...not good, I rejected them, by the counsel of my Witan, and in otherwise commanded them to be holden ; for I durst not venture to set down in writing much...of it would please those who should come after us. But those things which I met with, either of the days of Ina, my kinsman, or Offa, King of the Mercians,...
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Consuetudines Kanciae: A History of Gavelkind, and Other Remarkable Customs ...

Charles Sandys - Feudal law - 1851 - 352 pages
...good, I rejected them by the counsel of my ' Witan,' and in otherwise commanded them to be holden; for I durst not venture to set down in writing much...what of it would please those who should come after me. But those things which I met with, either of the days of Ine, my kinsman, or Offa, king of the...
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Popular History of England, Volume 1

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1856
...not good, I rejected them, by the counsel of my witan, and iu other wise commanded them to be holden. For I durst not venture to set down in writing much...of it would please those who should come after us." J If some of the laws of Alfred appear very strange to us, from our want of knowledge of the minuter...
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Half Hours of English History: From the Roman Period to the Death of ...

Great Britain - 1865 - 687 pages
...not good, I rejected them, by the counsel of my Witau, and in otherwise commanded them to be holden ; for I durst not venture to set down in writing much...of it would please those who should come after us. But those things which I met with, either of the days of Ina, my kinsman, or Offa, King of the Mercians,...
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Half Hours of English History: From the Roman Period to the Death of Elizabeth

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1866 - 687 pages
...not good, I rejected them, by the counsel of my Witan, and in otherwise commanded them to be holden ; for I durst not venture to set down in writing much...of it would please those who should come after us. But those things which I met with, either of the days of Ina, my kinsman, or Offa, King of the Mercians,...
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Introduction to Anglo-Saxon: An Anglo-Saxon Reader, with Philological Notes ...

Francis Andrew March - Anglo-Saxon language - 1870 - 166 pages
...my witan, and in other wise commanded them to be holden, for I durst not venture to set in «riling much of my own, for it was unknown to me what of it would suit those who should be after us. But those which I met, cither of Ine's day, my kinsman, or .¿Ethelbirht's,...
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The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society ..., Volume 1

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1874
...not good, I rejected them, by the counsel of my witan, and in other wise commanded them to be holden. For I durst not venture to set down in writing much...of it would please those who should come after us." J If some of the laws of Alfred appear very strange to us, from our want of knowledge of the minuter...
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