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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 29, 1901)
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THE DAILY NEBRASKA!.
Continued from pao 1.
abouu his whole court. He divided
up his tlmo so os to give part of It
to rellRlouB duty and study. Thoso
motiks gfttnorcd about him and in
structed him in the literature of his
day. Ho gnvo muuli of this time to
the benefit of hlB people. Alfred ei
ucatcd the peoplo In tliolr own en
vironment translating the brst hooka
for his peoplo.
Religion and cducadonal property
had been destroyed by the northern
Invaders. Alfred established now
monasteries and broupht In new
no became a very rcliglousman
oufl Ravo up property rather than
qrmrrei with his brothers. All nls
children turnedlout. strong In every
way even to his grandchildren. When
bo observed wrong decisions by
sheriffs lie sometimes dismissed the
Hhorlffs. Ho domanded a high educa
tion of his oflloials.
Alfred encouraged industrial educa
tion ftudh as building, homes and
making inventions and even made
Ho expressed his desire that all
frcoborn English sons should be able
to read English sorlpturo.
Alfred was a true Ghrlstiannat In
form but at heart.
AuFKED'S RANK IN LITERA
TURE. Dr. Shorraanspoko of the literary
side of Alfred's roigD. Ho said that
one can not bettor do honor to nls
memory in literature than by hand
ling his productions. When ho camo
to tho throne England had passed
from tho heroic to tho epic stage.
Tho Norman conquest stopped the
Dr. Sherman read selections from
poetry that fired Airrea's youth. He
learned his first lesson in literature
at his mother's kne
AUred found time to do some
Thero wero many dltllauties in
translation from stately latin to
itatoly Saxon. It was in this that
tho -solemn stylo began. Alfred was
a romnrkablo literary man consider
ing his age. Ho was the mter
uretor of tho literature of that day.
no was tho founder of English prose.
IIo was not a seer but stirred up the
zeal of the peoplo.
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