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CHAPTER I
FIFTH TO ELEVENTH CENTURIES - EARLY ENGLISH PERIOD

In the different monasteries of England there were collections of valuable manuscripts, and Jarrow had one of the most famous of these collections. The abbot loved books, and from each of his numerous journeys to Rome he returned with a rich store of volumes.
Much of Bede's time must have been given to teaching, and yet, in the midst of all his varied occupations, English scholar found leisure to enormous amount. Forty - five produced, and they were really a summary of the knowledge of his day. He wrote of grammar, rhetoric, music, medicine ; he wrote lives of saints and commentaries on the Bible-indeed, there is hardly a subject that he did not touch. He even wrote a volume of poems, including a dainty little pastoral, resembling the Latin pastorals, a contest of song between summer and winter, which closes with a pretty picture of the coming of springtime and the cuckoo." When the cuckoo comes," he says, " the hills are covered with happy blossoms, the flocks find pasture, the meadows are full of repose, the spreading branches of the trees give shade to the weary, and the many-coloured birds sing their joyful greeting to the sunshine."
One day the King of Northumbria asked Bede to write a history of England, and the busy monk began the work as simply as if he were about to prepare a lesson for his pupils. He sent to Rome for copies of letters and reports written in the early days when the

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