Sentence Examples

  • A change, however, came about towards the end of the century, when the Scandinavian freebooters known as Danes began to harry the coasts.
  • The Saxons had become law-abiding, and the fierce Danes treated them in the same way as in former days they had treated the Britons.
  • In 871 the chronicler affirms that Alfred fought nine great battles against the Danes in the kingdom south of the Thames, and that the West Saxons made peace with them.
  • In the next year the Danes went from Reading to London, and there took up their winter quarters.
  • Of these last Russians and Poles numbered 21,013; Germans, 3386; Austrians and Hungarians, 2197; Dutch, 1902; Norwegians Swedes and Danes, 1341; and Rumanians, 1016.

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