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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 Gentleman's Magazine - Seite 405
1789
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Amenities of Literature: Consisting of Sketches and Characters of ..., Band 1

Isaac Disraeli - 1855
...the transactions of the AngloSaxon 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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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1861
...the words of Milton applied to the Saxon Heptarchy, «such bickerings 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.' " Dr. Campbell's leading argument appears to surmise that...
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The Origin and History of the English Language: And of the Early Literature ...

George Perkins Marsh - 1862 - 574 Seiten
...recorded in the meagre native annals, that, as Milton says, they were not ' more worth to chronicle than the wars of kites or crows flocking and fighting in the air.' The life and reign of Alfred form a brilliant exception to the uninteresting character of Anglo-Saxon history...
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The London Quarterly Review, Bände 111-112

1862
...Julv, know that Milton is continually rebuked in these days for having likened Anglo-Saxon history to 'the wars of kites or crows, flocking and fighting in the air ;' yet we imagine that, after all, the feeling of readers in general is rather with Milton than with...
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The People's Blue Book: Taxation as it Is, and as it Ought to be ...

Charles Tennant - 1862 - 706 Seiten
...will here be made. As Milton said of the wars of the Anglo-Saxons : — " Such bickerings to recount what more worth is it than to chronicle the wars of kites and crows flocking and fighting in the air ? " It is sufficient to say that, the question seems now...
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The Quarterly Review, Band 112

1862
...,all know that Milton is continually rebuked in these days for having likened Anglo-Saxon history to 'the wars of kites or crows, flocking and fighting in the air ;' yet we imagine that, after all, the feeling of readers in general is rather with Milton than with...
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The Origin and History of the English Language, and of the Early Literature ...

George Perkins Marsh - 1867 - 574 Seiten
...recorded in the meagre native annals, that, as Milton says, they were not ' more worth to chronicle than the wars of kites or crows flocking and fighting in the air.' The life and reign of Alfred form a brilliant exception to the uninteresting character of Anglo-Saxon history;...
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The Prose Works of John Milton ...: With a Preface, Preliminary ..., Band 5

John Milton, James Augustus St. John - 1868
...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...kites or crows, flocking and fighting in the air? 9The year following, Eardulf the Northumbrian leading forth an army against Kenwulf the Mercian for...
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Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation

Saint Bede (the Venerable) - 1870 - 511 Seiten
...were slain 2, 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...of kites or crows, flocking and fighting in the air 3 f ' It is evident that Milton here finds fault rather with the chronicler than with his subject....
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Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation

Saint Bede (the Venerable) - 1870 - 511 Seiten
...There is an anecdote related 1 ' 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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