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  • noun Plural form of Sclav.


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  • Then Frode called the Sclavs together, and proclaimed by a herald that any man among them who had been trained to theft or plunder should be speedily given up; promising that he would reward the character of such men with the highest honours.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • In melancholy contrast to the native genius of the Sclavs is the absolute dearth of taste and sense in gastronomic Germany.

    Lost Leaders

  • Mr. Gladstone said, that he could not shut his eyes to the fact that the Sclavs, looking to Russia had been freed, while the Greeks, looking to England, remained with all their aspirations unsatisfied; that Russia had secured much territory and large indemnity, with the sanction of Europe; that the English Plenipotentiaries at the Congress,

    The Grand Old Man

  • The Sclavs, thinking that this employment of the king gave them a chance of revolting, killed the governors whom he had appointed, and ravaged Denmark.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • Thus, holding the sovereignty of both nations, he was encouraged by his increased power to attack the Sclavs, forty of whom he took and hung with a wolf tied to each of them.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • This deed took the edge off the valour of the Sclavs, and they obeyed the authority of the king in fear and trembling.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • After this, Starkad was commissioned, together with Win, the chief of the Sclavs, to check the revolt of the East.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • Erik commended the wisdom of the reply, declaring that the game ought to be played abroad just as it had been begun at home: meaning that the Danes had been challenged by the Sclavs.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • The Sclavs pressed on them hard and, not forseeing the danger, unwarily put the weight of their horses on the bridge; the flooring sank, and they were shaken off and flung into the river.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • Among these were Hlenni, Atyl, Thott, and Withne, the last of whom was a Dane by birth, though he held a government among the Sclavs.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX


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