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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 Review of Reviews, Volume 24

William Thomas Stead - 1901
...that of the neatherd's hut — have become part of our folklore. His life, too — for at one lime he is hunted with the deer as desolate as a defeated...lived, and after my life to leave to the men who come alter me a remembrance in good works " ; and he gave himself, we are told, wholly, unreservedly, to...
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English Poetry and Poets

Sarah Warner Brooks - English poetry - 1890 - 506 pages
...character " the scholar and the man outshone the king." Thus he writes: " I wished to live honorably while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men who were after me my memory in good works. . . . God has made all men equally noble in their original nature....
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The Growth of English Industry and Commerce: Early and middle ages

William Cunningham - England - 1890
...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." Of King Alfred it may certainly be said that he attained the...
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The Quiver

1890
...Truth-teller, wrote : " True nobility is in the mind, not in the flesh. 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." And as we examine the old works in masonry Unit the Saxon masons...
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A Literary History of the English People from the Renaissance to the Civil ...

Jean Jules Jusserand - English literature - 1895
...be without wisdom. . . . 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 as late as the year 1154. The Peterborough and Winchester versions are the most important ; both have...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 1

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...can ever reckon for craft. This is now especially to be said: that 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. ALFRED'S PREFACE TO THE VERSION OF POPE GREGORY'S •PASTORAL...
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The Growth of English Industry and Commerce During the Early and ..., Volume 1

William Cunningham - Commerce - 1896 - 714 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." Of King Alfred it may certainly be said that he attained the...
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Addresses and Proceedings - National Education Association of the ..., Volume 38

National Education Association of the United States - Education - 1899
...ever so perfectly fulfilled the rule, " Without haste, without rest." " I have desired," he wrote, " 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." And Alfred the "Truth-teller" — as an annalist...
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The Downside Review, Volume 19

1900
...ever so perfectly fulfilled the rule "Without haste, without rest." "I have desired, " he writes, " to live worthily while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men that should be after me a remembrance of me in good works." And Alfred — " the truthteller," as an...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 7

David Josiah Brewer - English essays - 1900
...original nature. True nobility is in the mind, not in the flesh. 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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