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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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Essentials in Medieval and Modern History: (from Charlemagne to the Present Day)

Samuel Bannister Harding, Albert Bushnell Hart - Middle Ages - 1905 - 612 pages
...nineteen years that Stephen was king, and ever grew worse and worse. . . . Then was corn [ie wheat] 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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Lectures on Early English History

William Stubbs - Constitutional history - 1906 - 391 pages
...day's journey nor ever wouldest 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 was...
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National Life and Character in the Mirror of Early English Literature

Edmund Dale - Anglo-Saxon literature - 1907 - 337 pages
...taxation. The Norman Clergy and never find a man sitting in a town, or the land tilled. Then was corn dear, and flesh and cheese and butter, for there was...in the land. Wretched men died of hunger. Some went begging who were at one time rich men; some fled out of the land. There was never more wretchedness...
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The Historians' History of the World, Volume 18

Henry Smith Williams - World history - 1907
...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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Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to ...

Edward Potts Cheyney - Great Britain - 1908 - 781 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 confusion the country 79. Seizure of Ramsey abbey by a disorderly nobleman hunger ; some...
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Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to ...

Edward Potts Cheyney - Great Britain - 1908 - 781 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 knd; wretched men starved with confusion of the country Anarchy and hunger ; some lived on alms who...
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Saint Nicholas, Volume 40

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's periodicals - 1913
...sixty years, the Norman Williams, and Henry Beauclerc, and Stephen, oppressed the poor. "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 once been rich. Some fled the country. Never was there...
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English Literature from Widsith to the Death of Chaucer: A Source Book

Allen Rogers Benham - English literature - 1916 - 634 pages
...whole day's journey nor ever would you 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 — some lived on alms who had formerly been rich; some fled the country — never was there...
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The Art of War in the Western World

Archer Jones - History - 2001 - 740 pages
...men had no more to give, they robbed and burned all the towns. . . . Then was grain dear, and meat, and cheese, and butter; for there was none in the land. Wretched men died of hunger; some went seeking alms who at one time were rich men." Not only did the logistic requirements of his force markedly...
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The Cambridge History of the English Language, Volume 2

Richard M. Hogg, Norman Blake, Roger Lass, R. W. Burchfield, Suzanne Romaine - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 734 pages
...journey and not be able to find anyone remaining on a farm, or tilled land. Then corn was dear, and meat and cheese and butter, for there was none in the land. Wretched men died of hunger; some who were once rich lived on alms, some fled from the land. There was never before more wretchedness...
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