A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

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Number of occurrences in corpus: 54

A.3.4 45 plain was entirely unharmed / against the watery onslaught of the c
A.3.4 403 / savoured the forbidden thing against God’s behest; / there was fo
A.3.4 411 cause the consumed that food / against the word of the Eternal one.
A.3.4 453 rd builds a nest for himself / against malice with praiseworthy deed
A.3.4 469 ure in roots he builds a nest against malice. / So now in those dwel
A.4.2 226 e native heroes / were enraged against that hated people, / marched f
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 11 y and fortified the monastery against the dark enemy. / In addition,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 69 nflict / that turned the sword against an allied race / and drove out
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 179 threatening right hand, / and, against tradition, he mounted a stall
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 253 one, they immediately marched against the enemy, / bursting in on th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 520 enda] brought thirty thousand against him in battle, / and appointed
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 534 hty men and readily advanced / against such a great army with an unf
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 539 cing across the broad plains / Against these he placed his small but
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 841 on, after the Picts waged war against him, / and he fell, conquered
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1060 rried / in a marvellous manner against that river’s very strong cu
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 15 5 houting out very many insults against the saint; / and he also increa
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 27 him for whatever he had done against him / and offered him a drink h
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 48 customed to bring his weapons against saints. / But almighty God, who
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.5 8 he left the waters struggling against the shore / and the net-bearin
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.7 13 loak, / wearing a linen mantel against wintry blasts. / So too, despi
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 57 sts of winds / forced by blasts against the rocky shores. / What shal
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 277 o the bloody struggles of war against the Antichrist. / All the bodie
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 442 g the bed of his full brother against the sanctity of lawful wedloc
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 568 same teacher waged a conflict / against twelve masters striving with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 992 he watched over the sheepfold / against the deceits of beasts and the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1038 ences and folds for the sheep / against the snapping and biting of dr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1083 nd apply a health-giving cure against diseases, / expelling awful dam
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1367 did the ruler of Olympus rage against the gods, / whose shattered pow
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1375 fter expelling him, / a eunuch, against nature, as the ancient works
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1857 t, / planning very many schemes against the saintly mind / in so far
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2456 he holy companies of Virtues; / against them there stands the wicked
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2461 rouse up War with their song. / Against these Vices, I say, there sta
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2470 isfigures, / be keen to contend against the warring troops, / and may t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2538 ally eager to wage harsh wars / against Gluttony which overcomes iron
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2545 econd contest, / licentiousness against those who chastely serve loft
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2588 ] committed / an enormous crime against the Lord of light with a dark
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2631 s and raging indignation. / Yet against that, temperate Patience carr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2738 / he began in vain to swell up against the creator, / as he considered
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2833 nal wreaths, / defend this work against critical scoundrels, / by shutt
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 111 ea, / the north wind will rise against you with its opposing gust; /
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 336 d / be free to fortify himself against the breath of human praise.
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 360 tirring up menacing disasters against the mast; / it threatened that
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 525 fficial brought the boy back, against the will of his mother, / unde
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 619 d what the king was preparing against him and, / wanting to investiga
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 630 ty false piety was contriving against him, / and he swore that the m
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 784 ful bands of thieves gathered against his insignia, / and it was said
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 907 impiety, vengeful anger came against her, / and the snarling of Sat
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 999 hich he had once perpetrated / against the prelate, and, already in
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1007 ever offence I have committed against you.” / The deeds of Wilfrid
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1046 ws, / and terrible storms beat against the stern of the church; / the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1080 e putting together evil plans against the holy man, / and he came to
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1088 rows. / For they were pressing against him with violent words, / tryi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1156 hey set their childish volume against the great bishop. / Soon, Auso
N.MiraculaNyniae 369 d the earth with her forehead against and lay in the hollow cave. / T