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literary history of the English people.

Jusserand, J. J.

literary history of the English people.

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Published by Gordian Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.,
  • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of 1926 ed.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination3v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20292220M


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John of Salisbury, "Policraticus," book vi chap. xviii. [] "Videas ubique in villis ecclesias, in vicis et urbibus monasteria, novo ædificandi genere consurgere." The buildings of the Anglo-Saxons, according to the testimony of the same, who may have seen many as his lived in the twelfth century, were very poor; they were pleased with.

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