Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred & Other by Anonymous, Simon Keynes

By Anonymous, Simon Keynes

Asser's lifetime of King Alfred, written in 893, is a revealing account of 1 of the best of medieval kings. Composed by way of a monk of St David's in Wales who turned Bishop of Sherborne in Alfred's carrier and labored with him in his efforts to restore faith and studying in his state, this lifestyles is without doubt one of the earliest surviving royal biographies. it truly is an admiring account of King Alfred's lifestyles, written in soaking up aspect - chronicling his battles opposed to Viking invaders and his fight to extend the energy and information of his humans, and to unite his humans at a time of clash, uncertainty and warfare.

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We got out from the crowd. Brett went to the dressing-room. "Brett wants to go," I said to the count. He nodded. "Does she? That's fine. You take the car. I'm going to stay here for a while, Mr. " We shook hands. "It was a wonderful time," I said. " I took a note out of my pocket. "Mr. Barnes, don't be ridiculous," the count said. Brett came over with her wrap on. She kissed the count and put her hand on his shoulder to keep him from standing up. As we went out the door I looked back and there were three girls at his table.

No money, Jake. All we could get was nigger's clothes. Somebody took his watch, too. Splendid nigger. Big mistake to have come to Vienna. Not so good, Jake. " "Went back to Cologne. Lives there. Married. Got a family. Going to write me a letter and send me the money I loaned him. Wonderful nigger. " "Well, anyway, let's eat," said Bill. " We went down-stairs and out onto the Boulevard St. Michel in the warm June evening. " We walked down the Boulevard. At the juncture of the Rue Denfert-Rochereau with the Boulevard is a statue of two men in flowing robes.

Below the line where his ribs stopped were two raised white welts. " Above the small of the back were the same two scars, raised as thick as a finger. 51 of 215 Hemingway, Ernest - The Sun Also Rises "I say. " The count was tucking in his shirt. " I asked. "In Abyssinia. " asked Brett. " "I told you he was one of us. " Brett turned to me. "I love you, count. " "You make me very happy, my dear. " "You see, Mr. Barnes, it is because I have lived very much that now I can enjoy everything so well.

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