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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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Good Words, Volume 42

Norman Macleod, Donald Macleod - 1901
...deserving of a national commemoration than those of the patriot king who, to quote his own words, " wished to live worthily while I lived, and after my life to leave to men who should come after me my memory in good deeds." Among the books published in connection with...
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Select Translations from Old English Prose

Albert Stanburrough Cook, Chauncey Brewster Tinker - Anglo-Saxon literature - 1908 - 296 pages
...foolishly can never be accounted as skill. Now to speak most briefly, this it is that I have desired — to live worthily while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men who should follow me my memory in good deeds' 7. THE EMPTINESS OF FAME (19) When Wisdom had uttered this...
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"Of Sceptred Race,"

Annah Robinson Watson - Families of royal descent - 1910 - 379 pages
...relinquished his earthly tabernacle, laid him down calmly, saying: "I have sought to live worthily the while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men that come after me a remembering of me in good works." American institutions were builded, at least...
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Little Stories of England

Maude Barrows Dutton, Maude Barrows Dutton Lynch - Great Britain - 1911 - 256 pages
...chronicle that we know about the life of this great king, who said when he died : — " I have desired to live worthily while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men that should be after me my remembrance in good works." CLEDMON, THE FIRST ENGLISH SINGER HIGH above...
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The Dawn of American History in Europe

William Lewis Nida - Europe - 1912 - 373 pages
...and gave his slaves their freedom. In his last days he wrote : " This I will say, that I have tried to live worthily while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men that come after me a remembering of me in good works." No ruler ever set so good an example of what...
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Ancestry of John Barber White and His Descendants

Almira Larkin White - 1913 - 355 pages
...unwisdom can never be reckoned as skill. This will I say — that I have sought to live worthily the while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men that come after me a remembering of me in good works." Alfred fortified London 886, and carried on...
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Alfred the Great: His Life and Times

George Frederick Bosworth - 1914 - 200 pages
...value the simple, words of the king himself, who thus described his aim in life : " I have desired to live worthily while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men that should be after me my remembrance in good works." Alfred the Great. The fair-hair'd boy is at...
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The Making of the Church of England (A.D. 597-1087): A Course of Historical ...

Thomas Allen Tidball - Great Britain - 1919 - 227 pages
...short, successful struggle. "This will I say," he declared, "that I have sought to live worthily the while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men that came after me a remembering of me in good works." No nobler aim for a man's life was ever more...
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Proceedings

National Education Association of the United States - Education - 1899
...man 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'1 — as an annalist...
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Outlines of the History of the Engllish Language

...is done by folly, that no man can ever account as a craft. To be brief, I desired to live honourably while I lived, and after my life to leave to the men that were after me a memorial of me in good works. 1 Boethius, Bk n. prosa 7. 4. Besides these-works,...
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