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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.
page 517

health, freedom from cares, the refresher of the wise, business without loss, possession without claim thereon, happiness without anxiety." " What is old age ?" " A wished-for evil, the death of the still living, a safe weakness, a living death." "What is sleep?" " The image of death, a rest from labour, the wish of the sick, the desire of the wretched." " What is life ?" " The delight of the happy, the sorrow of the wretched, a waiting for death." " What is death ?" "A n eternal sleep, the fear of the rich, the desire of the poor, an inevitable event, the robber of man, the flight of life, the dissolution of all things " "What is a word?" "The betrayer of the mind." " What is the body ? " " The resting-place of the spirit." " What is the beard ? " " A distinction of sex." " What is the brain ? " " The guardian of the memory." " What is the forehead ? " " The image of the mind." " What are the eyes ? " " The guides of the body, the ves sels of light, the discoverers of the mind." " What is the heart ? " " The receptacle of life." " What is the liver ? " " The retainer of heat." " What is the gall ? " " The producer of anger." " What is the' spleen ? " " The storehouse for laughter and mirth." •'What is the stomach ? " " The cook of the food." " What are the bones ? " " The strength of the body." " What are the feet ? " " A moving foundation." " What is wind ?" "A disturbance of the air, a movement of the waters, a dryness of the earth." " What are rivers ? " " A never-failing course, the refreshers of the sun, the waterers of the earth." " What is friendship ? " " A wonderful certainty of a thing unknown." " What is it that will allow no man, though weary, to desist?" "Gain." In the year of grace 1201, being the third year of the reign of king John, the said king was at Guilford, in England, on the day of the Nativity of our Lord, which fell on the second day of the week. On the same day, William, king of the Scots, was at Lanark, in his territories. On the same day, Otho, king of the Germans, nephew of John, king of the English, was crowned at Mentz. After the Nativity of our Lord, on the

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