Ockley sentence example

ockley
  • Ockley's book on the Saracens " first opened his eyes " to the striking career of Mahomet and his hordes; and with his characteristic ardour of literary research, after exhausting all that could be learned in English of the Arabs and Persians, the Tatars and Turks, he forthwith plunged into the French of D'Herbelot, and the Latin of Pocock's version of Abulfaragius, sometimes understanding them, but oftener only guessing their meaning.
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  • Ockley was published in 1708 and has been reprinted since.
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  • In 851 also AEthelwulf and AEthelbald won their great victory at Aclea, probably the modern Ockley.
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