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A Book of Verse from Langland to Kipling: Being a Supplement to the Golden Treasury (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Book of Verse From Langland to Kipling: Being a Supplement to the Golden Treasury The Angles, Saxons, and Jutes had some poetry of their own even before they quitted their homes in Low Germany. They had the Epic and the Lay, specimens of which survive in Beowulf and the F igbt at Finnsburgb. Left in heathendom they might have evolved a poetry of native myth and legend, like the Norse. But Christian missionaries from Rome soon brought them under the sway of an older civilization and a loftier religion; and ...

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A Book of Verse from Langland to Kipling: Being a Supplement to the Golden Treasury (Classic Reprint) 2018, Forgotten Books

ISBN-13: 9780483321922

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A Book of Verse from Langland to Kipling: Being a Supplement to the Golden Treasury (Classic Reprint) 2018, Forgotten Books

ISBN-13: 9781331382720

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