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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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Longman's Handbook of English Literature: From the earliest times to Chaucer

R. McWilliam - English literature - 1888
...halechen. Suilc and mare 'Sanne we cunnen saien we •Solenden xix wintre for ure sinnes. Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter, for there was none in the land. Wretched men starved with hunger ; some went begging who were once rich men; some fled out of the land. There was...
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A History of England, Volume 1

James Franck Bright - Great Britain - 1889
...day's journey, and thou shouldest never find a man sitting in a town, or the bind tilled. Then was corn dear, and flesh and cheese and butter; for there was...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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The Marches of Wales: Notes and Impressions on the Welsh Borders, from the ...

Charles George Harper - Wales - 1894 - 368 pages
...day's journey and then shouldst 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 were at one while rich men ; some fled out of the land. Never yet had more wretchedness...
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A Handbook of English History Based on the Lectures of the Late M.J. Guest ...

Montague John Guest - Great Britain - 1894 - 614 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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Lloyd's Encyclopaedic Dictionary: A New and Original Work of ..., Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1896
...a man sitting in town, or the land tilled. Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and hutter ; for there was none in the land. Wretched men died of hunger ; some went seeking alms who at one while were rich men ; some fled out of the land. The following extract from...
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Hereward the Wake: "last of the English", Volume 2

Charles Kingsley - 1898
...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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Novels, Poems and Letters of Charles Kingsley: Letters and memories, ed. by ...

Charles Kingsley - English literature - 1898
...or its lands tilled. . . . 1 Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, AD 1137. 316 Hereward the Wake " 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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The Scot Abroad

John Hill Burton - Civilization, Modern - 1900 - 488 pages
...that thou mightest well go all a day's journey and thou shouldst never nod a man sitting in a town, or the land tilled. Then was cor n dear, and flesh, and...in the land. Wretched men died of hunger; some went seeking alms who at one while were rich men ; some fled out of the land." 1 This is set down to the...
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Source-book of English History: For the Use of Schools and Readers

Elizabeth Kimball Kendall - Great Britain - 1900 - 483 pages
...day's journey nor ever shouldest thou find a man seated 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 erewhile rich : some fled the country — never...
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Examinations Papers

University of Melbourne - 1900
...there used to be, and I could see them, I should like that." 4. Turn into German — " 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. Some fled the country ; never was there more misery, and never...
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