A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: before

Number of occurrences in corpus: 67

A.3.4 41 fire ever at all harm them, / before a change comes on the world.
A.3.4 109 f twelve times / in the stream before the coming of that beacon, / t
A.3.4 245 at harvest, the lovely crop, / before the coming of winter at reapi
A.3.4 379 the same creature that he was before, / wrapped in feathers, though
A.3.4 514 ether, and the spirit of life / before Christ’s knee. Mightily the
A.3.4 600 brightly in that happy home / before the face of the eternal Lord,
A.4.2 76 deprive / the monster of life before the shameless / criminal awoke
A.4.2 192 ar forth your linden shields / before your breasts, garments of mai
A.4.2 252 ombat to their lord at once, / before confusion should descend on t
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 65 they and carry to the stars, / before God, and they had been openin
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 37 teps from the house. / Falling before her blessed face, the childre
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 48 onfirmed it with our hands , / before the day of death in the name
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 44 ld man had placed his limbs. / Before his face, an altar dedicated
AETHILVVALD.Sator.Octo 7 dent songs of soaring praise / (before my demise snatches my breath
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 97 -light. / Suddenly there stood before the young man’s eyes a man,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 141 the morning Star, / hastening before the rising of the sun, dispel
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 187 so great a deed! / He defiled before the rest the very altars he h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 247 weapon. Prostrate your faces / before the cross that I have set up
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 372 / and during the next morning, before entrusting the washed bones t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 517 e king through foreign force. / Before the rest, from his earliest y
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 603 iving God, just as David sang before, / being more firmly eager at h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 630 ger from the stars / who stood before me, shining in excessively sn
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 705 by a demon was cured by him / before he entered her house, as aske
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 772 e concern, / had made two days before her death / appeared healed, a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 976 elf, the realms of heaven.’ / Before me there gleamed a greater gr
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1361 pouring forth holy prayers, / before he saw with his own eyes that
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1519 ed this church to Holy Wisdom before the tenth day / on which he cl
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1634 grew red at its rising, / but before midday another man had died. /
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 1 10 tor of the word had been rare before. / Pepin, the fine ruler of the
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 4 4 man, second to none in piety. / Before the fourth day, a vision came
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 12 7 high-throned one always went before him, / granting fulfilment to t
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 16 10 ling, poured out bitter tears / before God, but straightaway they me
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 23 1 d had predicted future events before, / which the subsequent unfoldin
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 24 7 , and then indeed, eight days before / the Ides of November, he pass
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 30 5 hest. / She was carried and lay before the body of God’s saint, / po
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 33 3 y his great merits. / As I sang before, fertile Britain was his mothe
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 6 horns, / until the light beamed before her in a full orb. / Suddenly,
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.12 14 itten down in ancient times, / before the greedy Flood had punished
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 308 e in his mother’s womb / even before he knew the light of the pres
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 311 s pronouncement states / that before he was born from his mother
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 516 h the clouds above. / Some time before this physician used to heal t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1592 re relaxed!’ / Look; they saw before the entrance of a cave fabulo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1659 garlands shine more brightly before the throne. / The time is at
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2533 e known anyone urinating piss / before dawn sprinkled rosy light on
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2783 time on earth, will run short / before I could explain the whole fam
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2820 a change of heart, / insofar as before the day that closes the light
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2821 the lights of life, / and also, before the day that opens the thresh
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 158 from the supper of the night before. / Returning he looks for his
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 305 ring the mysteries of Christ / before the fleeing spirit abandons h
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 596 granted us to see each other before being loosened by the law of
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 651 ed to renew his spirit apart / before he went off, exhausted, from
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 778 ath of the holy / shines forth before God, those who are protected
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 804 e black demon / ceases; just as before, when alive, he was accustomed
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 898 holy deeds of those who went before, / so that Christ should also b
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 635 back for your rejoicing! / Not before the seasons reach the returni
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1060 ilred, who has been mentioned before. / He was welcomed, and was che
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1094 egethon / and you will tremble before Erebus and the spirits of the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1297 shepherd through the regions before him; / like a mother he nurtur
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1327 n extended for him / some time before, was reaching its end, and he
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1350 I have repeatedly placed them before you: / do not impose delays on
N.MiraculaNyniae 168 of a single night, as I said before – / and, breaking the hinder
N.MiraculaNyniae 234 t, with the Holy Spirit going before him, / and he found them all tr
N.MiraculaNyniae 238 le. / But the sacred man stood before them and spoke to the sick ro
N.MiraculaNyniae 328 retching out his patchy limbs before the sacred feet he prostrated
N.MiraculaNyniae 414 at the angel had sung to them before.” / While the priest was uttering
N.MiraculaNyniae 459 uneral, just as he used to do before, when he was alive, / beaming w
N.MiraculaNyniae 465 m all. / I have previously said before that I am leaving out countle