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" Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land. Wretched men starved with hunger. Some lived on alms, who had been erewhile rich. Some fled the country. Never was there more misery, and never acted heathens worse... "
The Anglo-Saxon chronicle. The chronicle of Florence of Worcester, with a ... - Page 163
by Anglo-Saxon chronicle, Florentius (Wigorniensis.) - 1853
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English history for the use of public schools, Volume 1

James Franck Bright - 1877
...day's journey, and thou shouldest never find a man sitting in a town, or the land tilled. Then was corn dear, and flesh and cheese and butter ; for there...the land. Wretched men died of hunger ; some went seeking alms who at one while were rich men ; some fled out of the land. Never yet had more wretchedness...
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The history of England from the landing of Csar to the reign of ..., Volume 1

Emily Cooper - 1877
...and numbers of the inhabitants perished in the flames. ' Then,' says the Saxon Chronicle, ' was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land ; wretched men starved with hunger ; some lived on alms who had been erewhile rich, some fled the country ; never...
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The History of England: From the Landing of Caesar to the Reign of ..., Volume 1

Emily Cooper - Great Britain - 1877
...and numbers of the inhabitants perished in the flames. ' Then,' says the Saxon Chronicle, ' was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land; wretched men starved with hunger; some lived on alms who had been erewhile rich, some fled the country; never was...
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The Childhood of the English Nation: Or, The Beginnings of English History

Ella S. Armitage - Great Britain - 1877 - 247 pages
...ever shouldst thou find a man seated in a town, nor its lands tilled. ' Then was corn dear, and meat, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land ; wretched men starved with hunger ; some lived on alms who had been erewhile rich ; some fled the country; never...
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The History of Civilisation in Scotland, Volume 1

John Mackintosh - 1878
...day's journey and thou shouldest never find a man sitting in a town, or the land tilled. Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter ; for there...the land. Wretched men died of hunger ; some went seeking alms who at one time were rich men ; some fled out of the land. Never yet had more wretchedness...
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Hereward

Charles Kingsley - 1878
...journey or ever thou shouldest see a man settled in a town, or its lands tilled. . . . " Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land. Wretched men starved with hunger. Some lived on alms who had been once rich. Some fled the country. Never was there...
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Lectures on the History of England

M. J. Guest - Great Britain - 1879 - 582 pages
...lasted the nineteen years that Stephen was king, and ever grew worse and worse. . . . Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land ; wretched men starved with hunger ; some lived on alms who had erewhile been rich ; some fled the country; never...
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Chautauqua Library of English History and Literature: From the earliest ...

1879
...tortured them with pains unspeakable. Many thousands they exhausted with hunger. Then was corn dear, and cheese and butter, for there was none in the land. Wretched men starved with hunger; some lived on alms who before were rich : some fled the country. Never was more...
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A History of England: Mediaeval monarchy from the departure of the Romans to ...

James Franck Bright - 1880
...day's journey, and thou shouldest never find a man sitting in a town, or the land tilled. Then was corn dear, and flesh and cheese and butter ; for there...the land. Wretched men died of hunger ; some went seeking alma who at one while were rich men ; some fled out of the land. Never yet had more wretchedness...
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Epidemiology; or, The remote cause of epidemic diseases in the animal and in ...

John Parkin - Diseases - 1880
...and desolating famine, that continued for 12 years. "Then," says the AngloSaxon Chronicle, " was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land ; wretched men starved with hunger : some lived on alms, who had been erewhile rich, and some fled the country." A...
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