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" This I can now truly say, that so long as I have lived I have striven to live worthily, and after my death to leave my memory to my descendants in good works2. "
Great and good; or, Alfred the father of his people [by D. Alcock]. - Sivu 58
1864
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The Life of Alfred the Great

Reinhold Pauli, Paulus Orosius - 1853 - 582 sivua
...worthily ; but as all virtue and power are nothing without wisdom, the results of folly must be useless. " This I can now truly say, that so long as I have lived...death to leave my memory to my descendants in good works3." This confession of the king and hero is so noble and so great, that until the latest times...

The Life of Alfred the Great

Reinhold Pauli - 1853 - 582 sivua
...worthily ; but as all virtue and power are nothing without wisdom, the results of folly must be useless. " This I can now truly say, that so long as I have lived...worthily, and after my death to leave my memory to iny descendants in good works 3 ." find in these records of Alfred's own thoughts, but one example...

Popular History of England, Nide 1

Charles Knight - 1856
...Saxon, who, in no boastful spirit, wrote of himself: — " This I can now truly say, that so long as I lived I have striven to live worthily, and after my...leave my memory to my descendants, in good works." The character of Alfred has a strong hold upon our affections ; and much of this may proceed from the...

Concise history of England in epochs

John Frazer Corkran - 1859 - 312 sivua
...all truth, and in no boastful spirit, he could write, " This I can now truly say, that, so long as I lived, I have striven to live worthily, and after...leave my memory to my descendants in good works." He was succeeded by his son Edward. ANGLO-SANON SOCIETY. The long Saxon anarchy had effaced Roman civilisation,...

ENGLISH HISTORY

HENRY INCE - 1860
...honour to this great Saxon king,—one too, who, in no boastful spirit, wrote of himself: " This I can truly say, that so long as I have lived, I have striven...leave my memory to my descendants in good works." He was succeeded by his son, EDWABD THE ELDEB, who was crowned at Kingston, in Surrey. This was a turbulent...

English history [an enlarged ed. of Outlines of English history] by H. Ince ...

1864
...honour to this great Saxon king, — one too, who, in no boastful spirit, wrote of himself: " This I can truly say, that so long as I have lived, I have striven...leave my memory to my descendants in good works." He was succeeded by his son, EDWARD THE ELDER, who was crowned at Kingston, in Surrey. This was a turbulent...

New Outlook, Nide 67

Alfred Emanuel Smith, Francis Walton - 1901
...should we now see around us I And he speaks of himself with pardonable satisfaction. " This," he says, " I can now truly say : that so long as I have lived I have striven to work worthily ; and after my death to leave my memory to my descendants in good works." The creation...

Alfred the Great

1869 - 334 sivua
...whatsoever is done through folly no one can ever reckon for craft. This I will now truly say, that while I have lived I have striven to live worthily, and after my life to leave to the men who were after me my memory in good works." I could not touch the passage...

The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Nide 2

Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart - 1872
...At last its hour came ; but when Canute founded a Danish dynasty he and his Danes were Christians. " This I can now truly say, that so long as I have lived...leave my memory to my descendants in good works." If he did not found a university or a polity, he restored and perpetuated the foundations of English...

A primary history of Britain for elementary schools

Sir William Smith - 1873
...that thousand years, the secret alike of his greatness and his goodness, in these simple words : — " This I can now truly say, that so long as I have lived...leave my memory to my descendants in good works." Alfred died on the 28th of October, 901, being only fiftytwo years old, and was buried at Winchester....




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