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By A. W. Boyd

ISBN-10: 0007406118

ISBN-13: 9780007406111

The usual background of a typical English state parish used to be one of many first matters that prompt themselves whilst the hot Naturalist sequence used to be deliberate. This variation is unique to

The common background of a typical English kingdom parish used to be one of many first topics that advised themselves while the recent Naturalist sequence used to be deliberate. Being mainly farmland and for that reason essentially all man-made, such a lot kingdom parishes are tremendous advanced from the naturalist's viewpoint and likewise necessarily include an unlimited quantity of human background. Any try and describe their crops and animals should be heavily similar with the methods of guy himself, who has to be considered as the executive aspect locally -- a truth which has been seen adequate to naturalists ever because the days of Gilbert White. For this booklet we're lucky to have discovered an writer who combines a radical all-round wisdom of ordinary heritage with a valid perception into human customs, historical past, hobbies and farming equipment. Arnold Boyd has lived in Cheshire all his existence -- considering the fact that 1902 within the parish of Antrobus, a part of the outdated parish of significant Budworth, the nature of that's average of a lot of the Cheshire simple. in response to the simplest culture of English beginner naturalists, he excels as a collector of evidence, as has been obvious from his past books, his writing within the Manchester parent and different journals, and in his assistant editorship of British Birds. through weaving jointly his number of evidence he offers us with a e-book of outstanding team spirit and which indicates a large take hold of of each point of the residing groups. This captivating but erudite portrait will safeguard his liked parish ceaselessly from the ravages of human forgetfulness.

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74). Den einzigen Hinweis auf dieses Werk fand im in einem Begleitsmreiben, das der Verfasser an Heinrim II. rimtete und das in LV 26 I co!. 604 abgedruckt ist. Der Brief stammt aus einer Handsmrift von Fountains Abbey und steht zwismen um das Jahr 1180 gesmriebenen Briefen, dürfte also auch etwa aus dieser Zeit stammen. Der Autor beginnt mit dem Topos der Vielbesmäftigtheit der Könige und der daraus folgenden Notwendigkeit, "succincte", nicht aber "prolixe" zu schreiben. Er fährt dann fort: "Opusculum itaque Dominicae Orationis expositorium, quod vestrae majestatis excellentia a nostrae parvitatis humilitate non est dedignata rogare, munusculum metro castigatum elegiaco regiis praesentari se gaudet, sed timet aspectibus".

285, 287, 288, 289, 291. 18 "Exstirpatis igitur hostibus Benrici dilecti sui fortissimis, jam Deus ipse tranquillitatem regni ipsius praeparabat benignissime" (LV 35 S. 288). 12 13 Heinrich II. als Patron der Literatur seiner Zeit 47 Große, Heinrich I. und einige wenige andere Herrscher waren Gegenstand kürzerer panegyrischer Gedichte gewesen 19, aber diese wirken farblos im Vergleich zu den langen enkomiastischen Huldigungen an Heinrich H. Das erste dieser bei den Gedichte legt der Autor England in den Mund.

Widmung der Lais), eine Ansicht, die heute von der Mehrzahl der Romanisten geteilt wird. Trotzdem ist diese Annahme noch nicht mit hinreichender Sicherheit bewiesen, so daß eine Behandlung der Lais im Rahmen dieser Arbeit nicht gerechtfertigt erscheint. 51 Das Werk wurde wohl am Hofe geschrieben ("Hunc in curia regis Henrici libellum annotavi schedulis a corde meo violenter extorsi, domini mei praeceptis obsequi conatus" LV 52 S. , war aber wohl GeoHrey, einem Freund Walter Maps, und nicht dem König gewidmet.

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