Such works are highly valuable, but they are so to the annalist or historian rather than the ordinary reader.
As the Turkish annalist says, “Torghūd had become the drawn sword of Islam.”
So great pestilence, says the St Albans annalist, under the year 1407, had not been seen for many years.
Dr. Holmes, the annalist, says, that tea began to be used in New England in 1720.
To use the expression of a Russian annalist, the people gathered around their prince as bees cluster around their queen.
It was to the first of these visitations that the annalist Clyn succumbed.
But the real formula is, post trigesimum diem, and we may ask, Why did Livy or the annalist whom he followed make this alteration?
This is just the point at which the historian diverges from the annalist.
The annalist of the order confessed his crime, and appeared in the auto-da-f with the San-benito.
"And thus were the jelly-pardons obtained," says the annalist.