A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: can

Number of occurrences in corpus: 64

Genesis A 1006a æfter þon || andswarode / ne can ic abeles || or ne fore / hleom
Genesis A 2468a e || doþ swa ic eow bidde / ne can þara idesa || owþer gieta /
Daniel 744b htnes domas || ne þe dugeþe can / ac þe unceapunga || orlæg s
Christ and Satan 248a | and to him eallum spræc / ic can eow læran || langsumne ræd /
Andreas 195b ran, / hāliġ% of heofonum || can him holma be·gang, / sealte% s
Elene 196b areccan || nu ic þæt rim ne can / is nu feala siþþan || forþ
Elene 201b d / cnihtgeong hæleþ || ic ne can þæt ic nat / findan on fyrhþ
Elene 244b þhycgende || ic þa stowe ne can / ne þæs wanges wiht || ne þ
Elene 485b d freondleas || gen ic findan can / þurh wrohtstafas || wiþercy
A.3.4 20 eather, / nor a winter shower, can cause any harm, / but the plai
A.3.4 114 o a high tree, / from where he can most easily observe the cours
A.3.4 179 eading / upwards on earth. Nor can any bitter thing / harm it wick
A.3.4 450 e none of the ancient enemies / can cause any harm with poison, /
A.3.4 582 here no one / among that people can threaten injuries. / So now af
Beowulf 392b ena || ðæt he eower æðelu can / ond ge him syndon || ofer sæ
Beowulf 1180b / metodsceaft seon || ic minne can / glædne hroðulf || ðæt he
A.4.2 152 the triumphant populace: “I can tell you / something worthy of
A.4.2 178 victory, / leaders of men, you can gaze unobstructed / at the hea
The Paris Psalter 102:13 4a e weorþeþ / forþan he ealle can || ure þearfe / / # / gemune mih
The Paris Psalter 55:8 3b / wordum wilnige || ic wat and can / þæt þu min god || gleawe w
The Paris Psalter 88:13 3a || þæt biþ eadig folc / þe can naman þinne || neode herigea
Metrical Psalm 93:10 1a rical Psalm 93:10 / / God eælle can || guman geðancas / eorðbuend
The Rune Poem 22b ra leas / wynne bruceþ || þe can weana lyt / sares and sorge ||
Solomon and Saturn 18a itte / se þurh þone cantic ne can || crist geherian / woraþ he w
Solomon and Saturn 252a to gesihþe / þam þe gedælan can || dryhtnes þecelan / forþon
Instructions for Christians 71b dusige, || gif he on breostum can / his unwisdom || inne belucan
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 7 6 sed life / in heaven, one that can never have an end. / By such b
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 46 at by making a sign with it I can avoid the current danger, / or
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 8 ing clouds of the highest sky / can inquisitively suppose nor exa
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 30 ous and worthy of praise, / nor can any mortal man explain your l
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 7 gifts; / without you no tongue can speak of anything worthy. / Ci
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 236 ng’s nephew should rule. / He can suddenly from where he was in
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 627 age grief? / The almighty judge can take pity upon whomever he wi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 628 upon whomever he wishes / and can change the last moment of lif
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 993 happens to fall into it / once can never afterwards be saved fro
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1067 companions, / and said: ‘You can find our bodies immediately,
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.3 11 ands sooner than speech. / Who can tally up the towns with their
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 59 throned on high, / which no one can reckon or count in number? /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg Praefatio 30 le: / neither lands nor heavens can encompass him, / nor does the s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg Praefatio 36 spell out, if indeed a wretch can worthily set forth such great
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 60 rds. / So I openly say that you can confer on me poetic power, / yo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 104 ol the rebel flesh / so that it can constrain wicked failings, / an
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 856 er or accurately tallied list / can account for that man’s exte
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1710 addition, what page of metres can creditably construct / in verse
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1728 o one inflamed by filthy lust / can lay hands on my limbs with sh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1745 nments of the world. / Who then can describe in words the bitter
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1746 e bitter punishments, / and who can enunciate the dark threats of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1797 wed further / and, quicker than can be said, dried up the stream
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1883 y tortures. / What, moreover, can an unlearned bumkin ever suit
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2484 se troops in its watery calm, / can with good reason signify the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2543 st, / so that blessed Virginity can serve the Thunderer. / Next,
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2624 greedy man and fire and hell / can be compared by a threefold ex
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2753 ith swollen arrogance of mind can overcome such monsters / and tr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2759 reputations: / a humble virgin can climb to lofty heights / if the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2785 r chaste virgins, / nor perhaps can this chatty page perfectly ex
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 261 dering breeze? / The Almighty can feed us even with such a serv
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 663 ise — / through which no-one can either learn about the recess
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 113 ” he said, “my guest, you can be safe with me forever, as l
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 190 church with the sword. / These can be omitted, whom the art of c
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 390 with hostile cries. / What more can I say? As often as they stirr
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 924 itting any crime, / and if you can tolerate this in your mind, o
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1173 enzy, they know / whether they can accuse me in turn of any infr
N.MiraculaNyniae 63 I sing / worthy of you, or who can compose worthy songs in verse
N.MiraculaNyniae 231 s. / For the creator of Christ can accomplish all things; / the p