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" There is in Britain a fen of immense size, which begins from the river Granta not far from the city, which is named Grantchester. There are immense marshes, now a black pool of water, now foul running streams, and also many islands, and reeds, and hillocks,... "
The Anglo-Saxon Version of the Life of St. Guthlac, Hermit of Crowland - Page 15
by Felix, Saint Guthlac - 1848 - 125 pages
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Compitum, or The meeting of the ways at the Catholic church, Volume 7

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1854
...Crowland and Ely, an old historian says, " The fen begins from the river Granta, not far from the town of Grantchester. There are immense marshes, now a black...windings, wide and long, it continues up to the North Sea. Here was the great wilderness into which a man named Tatwine conducted St. Guthlac, saying that he...
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THE History and Antiquities of BOSTON

PISHEY THOMPSON - 1856
...now a black pool of water, now foul running streamer, and also many islands, and reeds and hillocks, and with manifold windings wide and long, it continues up to the North Sea." 4 This was written, however, not later than 749, and of the neighbourhood of Croyland, but the description...
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The History and Antiquities of Boston: And the Villages of Skirbeck ...

Pishey Thompson - Boston (England) - 1856 - 824 pages
...now a black pool of water, now foul running strcames, and also many islands, and reeds and hillocks, and with manifold windings wide and long, it continues up to the North Sea." * This was written, however, not later than 749, and of the neighbourhood of Croyland, but the description...
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Two Leaves of King Waldere's Lay: A Hitherto Unknown Old-English Epic of the ...

George Stephens - 1860 - 94 pages
...fultume gefylst, and ba sona ban rihtestan wege byder togeferde. pa waes mid bam be he byder com baH "There is in Britain a fen of immense size, which...of the inhabitants of the land where he might find * "The Anglo-Saxon Version of the Life of ST. GUTHLAC, Hermit of Crowland. Originally written in Latin,...
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The lives of the saints. 12 vols. [in 15].

Sabine Baring Gould - 1873
...(near Cambridge). There are immense marshes, now a black pool of water, now foul running channels, and also many islands, and reeds, and hillocks, and...windings wide and long it continues up to the North Sea." The following picturesque sketch of the great Cambridgeshire fens is from the pen of Mr. C. Kingsley,...
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The Geology of the Fenland

Sydney B. J. Skertchly - Cambridgeshire (England) - 1877 - 335 pages
...pool of water, ПОЛУ foul running streames, and also many '•' islands, and reeds and hillocks, and with manifold windings " wide and long, it continues up to the North Sea."f William of Croyland, in his life of St. üuthlac, describes poetically the fens, and Camden...
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The Englishman and the Scandinavian: Or, A Comparison of Anglo-Saxon and Old ...

Frederick Metcalfe - Comparative literature - 1880 - 514 pages
...marshes, now a black pool of water, BOVV foul running streams, and also many islands, and re,d*, auil hillocks, and thickets; and with manifold windings...blessed memory, found out this uncultivated spot of the wild wilderness, he was comforted with divine support, and journeyed forthwith by the straightest way...
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The Englishman and the Scandinavian: Or, A Comparison of Anglo-Saxon and Old ...

Frederick Metcalfe - Comparative literature - 1880 - 514 pages
...running streams, and also many islands, and reeds, and hillocks, 1 Ağer, 474, 480. 1 St. Ncot's Life. and thickets ; and with manifold windings wide and...blessed memory, found out this uncultivated spot of the wild wilderness, he was comforted with divine support, and journeyed forthwith by the straightest way...
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The Lives of the Saints, Volume 12

Sabine Baring-Gould - Christian saints - 1880
...(near Cambridge). There are immense marshes, now a black pool of water, now foul running channels, and also many islands, and reeds, and hillocks, and...windings wide and long it continues up to the North Sea." The following picturesque sketch of the great Cambridgeshire fens is from the pen of Mr. C. Kingsley,...
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The History of Early English Literature: Being the History of English Poetry ...

Stopford Augustus Brooke - History - 1905 - 502 pages
...Grantaceaster. There stretch out unmeasured. marshes, now a swart waterpool, now foul running streams, and eke many islands and reeds, and hillocks, and thickets, and with manifold windings, wide and long, it spreads out up to the northeru sea." imagination with regard to the supernatural, of which Baeda is...
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