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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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The Moral Ideal: A Historic Study

Julia Wedgwood - 1907 - 504 Seiten
...Milton wrote in his History of Britain,1 concerning some battle in AD 800, " Such bickerings to recount what more worth is it than to chronicle the wars of...or Crows flocking and fighting in the Air ? " The poet gives the scholar's view of history in exaggeration, perhaps in caricature; the philosopher expresses...
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The War System of the Commonwealth of Nations

Charles Sumner - 1882 - 107 Seiten
...stars, it must, like the vapors of earth, pass away. Milton likens the contests of the Heptarchy to "the wars of kites or crows flocking and fighting in the air." 1 But God, and the exalted judgment of the Future, must regard all our bloody feuds in the same likeness,—...
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Natural and Comparative Religion: An Inaugural Lecture

Clement Charles Julian Webb - 1912 - 31 Seiten
...Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in Britain with one another: ' Such bickerings to recount, met often in these our writers, what more worth is it than to chronicle the wars of kites and crows, flocking and fighting in the air ?' So, it is suggested, the religions of savage tribes,...
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Milton and the Drama of History: Historical Vision, Iconoclasm, and the ...

David Loewenstein - 2006 - 208 Seiten
...year 573 to 1613 (vin, 511-13). 51 "What more worth is it," Milton reflects a few pages later, "then to Chronicle the Wars of Kites, or Crows, flocking and fighting in the Air?" (v, 149). 53 As Frank E. Manuel points out, the cyclical theory was the major expression of philosophical...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - 1996 - 1539 Seiten
...no apparent reason for a quarrel, he declared: '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?' (191). He was tired, and he confessed his annoyance with the old annals, 'so different they often are...
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Nationalism and Historical Loss in Renaissance England: Foxe, Dee, Spenser ...

Andrew Escobedo - 2004 - 261 Seiten
...Scene" (239). He wonders whether rehearsing the petty battles of Saxon lords is any more useful "then to Chronicle the Wars of Kites, or Crows, flocking and fighting in the Air?" (249). The Danish histories that he consults likewise offer only "the bare names and successions of...
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