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" Wiltshire men overcame, but both dukes were slain, no reason of their quarrel written ; such bickerings to recount, met often in these our writers, what more worth is it than to chronicle the wars of kites or crows, flocking and fighting in the air? "
The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany - Seite 417
1788
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Band 63

1788
...were fla.n, no re;ifon of thir quarrel writ'n ; fuch bickerings to recount, met oft'n in thefe «ur writers, what more worth is it than to chronicle the...in the air ?" The faft is, that the fmalleft of the hept.irchic kingdoms was fuperior in fize and power to any one of the heroic kingdoms of Greece, whole...
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Strictures on the Ecclesiastical and Literary History of Ireland:: From the ...

Thomas Campbell - 1789 - 418 Seiten
...the words of Milton, applied to the Saxon heptarchy : " Such bicker" ings to recount, fo often met in our writers, what " more worth is it than to chronicle the wars of " kites and crows, flocking and fighting in the " air?" Having now, for general fatisfa&ion, and, I truft,...
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History of Marine Architecture: Including an Enlarged and Progressive View ...

John Charnock - 1801
...depredations. Well might Milton, fatigued with registering such trifles, exclaim, " These bickerings to record, what more worth is it than to chronicle the wars of...kites or crows, flocking and fighting in the air." Such, however, must be, occasionally, the painful task of the historian. . Alfred, the fourth son to...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 - 1809-10

1804
...•wonls of Milton, applied to the Saxon heptarchy : " such bicker, ings to recount, so often met in our writers, what more worth is it than to chronicle the wars of kites and crows, flocking and fighting in the air?'' It is very probable the Irish muse would have sunk into...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Band 4

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...dukes were flain, no reafon of their quarrel written; fuch bickerings to recount, met often in thcfe our writers, what more worth is it than to chronicle...or crows, flocking and fighting in the air? * The year following, Eardulf the Northumbrian leading forth an army againft Kenwulfthe Mercian for harbouring...
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The prose works of John Milton; with a life of the author, by C. Symmons

John [prose] Milton - 1806
...but both dukes were flain, no reafon of their quarrel written ; fuch bickerings to recount, met often in thefe our writers, what more worth is it than to...chronicle the wars of kites or crows, flocking and righting in the air ? * The year following, Eardulf the Northumbrian leading forth an army againft...
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Band 47

1805
...the words of Milton, applied to the Saxon Heptarchy, " fuch bickerings to recount, fo often met in our writers, what more worth is it than to chronicle the wars of kites and crows nocking and fighting in the air?'" It is very probable that the Irifli Mnfe would have (unk...
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Geschichte von England, Band 1

Johann Martin Lappenberg - 1834
...oft nadjtfjcilig geworbenen JCufferung oeranlafTte : Such bickerings to recount, met often in these our writers; what more worth is it than to chronicle...kites 'or crows flocking and fighting in the air? History of England ad a. 800. gen. ©ne feb.t genaue Übereínfiimmung mit tcm jebod) ou5= fúCrlidiern...
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The History of England, Band 1

Thomas Keightley - 1839
...against the Welsh or the Picts. Milton has said that these conflicts are as undeserving of notice as " the wars of kites or crows, flocking and fighting in the air," and this remark certainly holds good with respect to the general reader, though it may not apply with...
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Amenities of literature, sketches and characters of English literature, Band 1

Isaac Disraeli - 1841
...the transactions of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy, or Octarchy, would be as worthless " to chronicle as the wars of kites or crows flocking and fighting in the air." Thus a poet-historian can veil by a brilliant metaphor the want of that knowledge which he contemns...
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