A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

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A.3.4 8 eautiful, blessed with joys, / and with the fairest perfumes of
A.3.4 10 ble its maker, / great-hearted and abundant in powers, / the one
A.3.4 21 ut the plain remains, blessed and unharmed. / That noble land bl
A.3.4 28 ming with joys. / That bright l and and region is twelve fathoms
A.3.4 37 s God commanded them. / Winter and summer alike, / the wood is hu
A.3.4 46 waves; / it stood kept blessed and sullied by the grace of God,
A.3.4 47 sullied by the grace of God, / and abides so blooming till the c
A.3.4 66 cold from the soil’s turf, / and passes through entire grove i
A.3.4 92 ehold the course of the sun, / and to come to face God’s candl
A.3.4 99 est, / hidden in the dawning, / and the dark night has blackly va
A.3.4 110 that beacon, / the sky-candle, and just as often sips at every b
A.3.4 124 flying in the air, / whistles and sings up the sky. / Then the b
A.3.4 131 established the world, heaven and earth. / The sound of that son
A.3.4 132 sound of that song is sweeter and more lovely / and more joyous
A.3.4 133 g is sweeter and more lovely / and more joyous than any melody;
A.3.4 140 t reverberation. / So he sings and whistles, blissfully happy, /
A.3.4 142 rn sky; / then he falls silent and takes to listening, / moves it
A.3.4 144 head, bold, wise in thought, / and thrice shakes his feathers sw
A.3.4 147 he marks off the hours, / day and night. So it is ordained / for
A.3.4 150 e of the plain as he wishes, / and enjoy wealth, life, and happi
A.3.4 156 e green earth, / the blooming l and , and seeks a broad kingdom of
A.3.4 157 arth, / where no men dwell, a l and and homeland. / There, pre-emi
A.3.4 160 rds, exalted among his kind, / and for a while inhabits the wast
A.3.4 164 oble one; / each will be thegn and servant to that famous prince
A.3.4 170 ve, a desolate place, / hidden and concealed from multitudes of
A.3.4 171 es of men. / There he inhabits and keeps to / a lofty tree in the
A.3.4 181 it dwells for ever shielded / and unharmed, while the world las
A.3.4 182 sts. / When the wind dies down and the weather is fair, / the cle
A.3.4 193 e on a young spirit. Then far and near / he gathers and collects
A.3.4 194 Then far and near / he gathers and collects lovely herbs / and fo
A.3.4 195 rs and collects lovely herbs / and forest fruits to the dwelling
A.3.4 203 ove the lofty tree, beautiful and lovely, / and himself dwells t
A.3.4 204 tree, beautiful and lovely, / and himself dwells there in the s
A.3.4 205 lls there in the sunny room, / and in that leafy shade surrounds
A.3.4 206 hade surrounds himself, / body and feathers, on every side / with
A.3.4 207 y side / with sacred perfumes, and the noblest of the earth’s
A.3.4 210 es hottest over the shadows, / and fulfils its destiny, surveys
A.3.4 217 y hastens, / pale fire devours and the phoenix burns, / wise in a
A.3.4 222 n the pyre-flame razes / flesh and bone. Yet after an appropriat
A.3.4 229 , the broken vessel of bone, / and burning subsides. Then from t
A.3.4 238 n growth like an old eagle , / and then after that, adorned with
A.3.4 248 , take provision, / when frost and snow cover the earth with ove
A.3.4 253 s first sown as a pure seed, / and then the ray of the sun, / lif
A.3.4 272 ken after the surging flame, / and then brings the bones and cin
A.3.4 273 ts of the pyre back together, and then, fairly adorned, / covers
A.3.4 278 ns, / clasps it in his claws, / and seeks again in joy his famili
A.3.4 280 nd. / All is renewed, his life and feather-cloak, / just as he wa
A.3.4 287 ttle-skilled one / buries bones and cinders all together on that
A.3.4 299 athers are white at the tip, / and the throat is green, downward
A.3.4 300 green, downward and upward, / and the beak gleams, like glass o
A.3.4 301 , / its jaws brilliant, inside and out. The cast of his eye / is p
A.3.4 302 e cast of his eye / is piercing and most like a stone in appearan
A.3.4 308 elow, amazingly fair, / bright and beautiful; the crest above / is
A.3.4 310 he bird’s back. / The thighs and pale feet / are covered in sca
A.3.4 317 ugh the air, / but he is quick and swift and very light, / beauti
A.3.4 318 ft and very light, / beautiful and fair, wonderfully marked; / th
A.3.4 324 / then they gather from south and north, / from east and west, i
A.3.4 325 m south and north, / from east and west, in droves; / from far an
A.3.4 326 nd west, in droves; / from far and near in throngs of people, / w
A.3.4 332 he earth marvel at his beauty and attainments, / and their writi
A.3.4 333 his beauty and attainments, / and their writings reveal it and
A.3.4 334 ands in marble, / when the day and the hour reveal to the troops
A.3.4 339 ld one with powerful voices, / and so surround the holy creature
A.3.4 344 another, / proclaim with skill and announce as their king their
A.3.4 368 . / Therefore he does not mope and grieve for death, / the sorrow
A.3.4 375 . Yet he is himself / both son and loving father, and likewise a
A.3.4 386 the lord in perpetual bliss, / and ever afterwards dwell in the
A.3.4 394 hat the almighty / created man and woman through the abundance o
A.3.4 395 e abundance of his miracles, / and then set them up in the best
A.3.4 405 er sorrow after that eating, / and likewise for their offspring,
A.3.4 406 painful feast for their suns and daughters. / Their busy teeth
A.3.4 409 th, a bitter painful sorrow, / and ever since their children hav
A.3.4 418 life / was hidden in darkness, and the holy plain / was securely
A.3.4 423 the comforter of the weary, / and the only hope, opened it agai
A.3.4 425 he scholars / tell us in words and writings reveal, / is the jour
A.3.4 427 f experience / he gives up his l and and home, and has grown old;
A.3.4 431 uilds with the noblest / twigs and plants a new dwelling-place,
A.3.4 435 after death, / be young again, and may be allowed to seek / his an
A.3.4 439 abandoned / the beautiful plain and the lovely seat / of glory beh
A.3.4 456 to those bereft of benefits, / and calls out to the lord, / the f
A.3.4 460 s law, / brave in his heart, and seeks prayers / in clean thoug
A.3.4 461 s prayers / in clean thoughts, and bends his knee nobly to the e
A.3.4 468 ird / gathers under the sky far and wide to his dwelling-place, /
A.3.4 471 cording to will, with courage and strength, / accomplish great d
A.3.4 478 s. Their seething souls, / day and night love the lord, / with br
A.3.4 486 takes the life of every one, / and swiftly sends into the bosom
A.3.4 500 depart, / massing in throngs, and then / this sin-working world b
A.3.4 510 o the light comes, / beautiful and joyous, the symbol of this bi
A.3.4 513 the bones from graves, / limbs and bodies together, and the spir
A.3.4 523 ed, when everyone, / righteous and sinful, soul and body, / from
A.3.4 533 flame, / blazes under the sun, and he himself with it, / and then
A.3.4 534 sun, and he himself with it, / and then after the fire takes on
A.3.4 537 , wrapped in flesh, / peerless and young again, who acts / throug
A.3.4 541 out, raise a song, / the pure and elect, praise the power of th
A.3.4 557 , into the soil’s embrace, / and then after death, through the
A.3.4 563 an end of that life, / of life and of joys. Though my body must
A.3.4 567 time of death, frees my soul / and awakens it to glory. The hope
A.3.4 569 heart, since I have a secure / and lasting joy in the prince of
A.3.4 576 the remnants of bones, ashes and cinders / after the burning fla
A.3.4 577 ders / after the burning flame, and then the bird / carries them in
A.3.4 608 where the long joy, / eternal and young again, never diminished
A.3.4 616 spirits / acclaim the saviour and honour the might / of the heav
A.3.4 622 Peace be with you, true God, and strength of wisdom, / and thank
A.3.4 623 God, and strength of wisdom, / and thanks to you, sitting in pow
A.3.4 625 for every good thing; / great and beyond measure the strength o
A.3.4 626 the strength of might, / high and holy. The heavens are / fairly
A.3.4 629 glory, / above with the angels and also on earth. / Preserve us,
A.3.4 653 s his two feathers with sweet and joyous herbs, / with the fair
A.3.4 659 as a gift to the lord / words and deeds, a lovely perfume, / to
A.3.4 662 / throughout the age of ages, and the splendour of glory, / hono
A.3.4 663 e splendour of glory, / honour and power in the kingdom of the s
A.3.4 665 justly the king / of the world and of the mighty power, / wrapped
A.3.4 671 ay seek the greatest kingdom / and sit on lofty thrones, / live i
A.3.4 672 , / live in the bliss of light and peace, / have dwellings of kin
A.3.4 675 e the lord of victories / calm and kind without end / and sing hi
A.3.4 676 s / calm and kind without end / and sing his praise with continuo
A.4.2 8 had a drinking-party arranged and a magnificent banquet / prepar
A.4.2 12 ith the greatest promptness, / and came hurrying to their mighty
A.4.2 18 long the bench, likewise cups and bowls / brimming for the hall-
A.4.2 23 a mood for pouring, / laughed and roared, shouted and reveled,
A.4.2 25 / how that stout heart stormed and yelled, / conceited and mead-m
A.4.2 26 tormed and yelled, / conceited and mead-mad, repeatedly insisted
A.4.2 41 ound Judith, / sage of spirit, and then those bearers / of linden
A.4.2 47 / to keep out flies, splendid and hung about / the general’s b
A.4.2 51 litary man who came therein, / and not a human being could look
A.4.2 59 the radiant lady / with filth and defilement. The judge of glor
A.4.2 79 dened in showers [of battle], and drew it from the sheath / with
A.4.2 82 , the Savior of all / mortals, and spoke these words: / “I want
A.4.2 84 quest of you, God of origins / and consoling spirit, son of the
A.4.2 87 rt is now / violently inflamed and my mind is mournful, / heavily
A.4.2 89 e, heaven’s ruler, / victory and true faith, so that with this
A.4.2 97 his help with good judgment / and with true belief. Then her sp
A.4.2 100 / with her hands, insultingly, and cleverly placed / the baleful,
A.4.2 107 at he lay in a stupor, / drunk and severely wounded. He was not
A.4.2 113 oved off / under a steep cliff and was sunk there, / moored to mi
A.4.2 120 t he shall remain there / ever and a day, time without end, / in
A.4.2 130 ad brought their provisions, / and, gory as it was, Judith entrus
A.4.2 134 re, / until they, those elated and triumphant young women, / pass
A.4.2 147 / had returned to the people, and the prudent-minded woman / str
A.4.2 150 e sprawling town to meet her / and let her in without delay / thr
A.4.2 151 through the gate in the wall, and she made this announcement / t
A.4.2 157 orious honor has befallen you and glory is given you, / redempti
A.4.2 163 he gate of the fortress, / men and women both, in crowds and thr
A.4.2 164 in crowds and throngs, / hosts and multitudes, old and young / pr
A.4.2 165 ld and young / pressed forward and ran by the thousands / to meet
A.4.2 170 d come back to her homeland, / and then unhesitatingly they reve
A.4.2 174 er the head of the war-wager / and show it all bloody to the cit
A.4.2 182 t loss of life, / bitter pain, and would have added / yet more to
A.4.2 193 ur breasts, garments of mail / and bright helmets into the crowd
A.4.2 196 mies / are sentenced to death, and you will have honor / and glor
A.4.2 197 ath, and you will have honor / and glory from the encounter, as
A.4.2 199 / Then that host of the keen and competent / was instantly read
A.4.2 200 ntly ready for warfare. Peers and commoners, / brave as kings, r
A.4.2 206 an wolf in the wood / exulted, and the dusky raven, / that bloodt
A.4.2 231 swords, / incomparable blades, and hewed without hesitation / the
A.4.2 244 roused the standard-bearers / and, without flinching, announced
A.4.2 248 k down started out of sleep, / and, weary of heart, they began to
A.4.2 254 posed / that the prince of men and the radiant young woman / were
A.4.2 256 t together, / Judith the noble and the lecher, / horrid and harsh
A.4.2 257 noble and the lecher, / horrid and harsh. There was not, however
A.4.2 260 / between the standard-bearer and the holy maid, / the handmaid
A.4.2 271 o cough, to make loud noises / and to make gnashing sounds with
A.4.2 273 at an end, / their prosperity and their prowess. The men though
A.4.2 274 ought to awaken / their friend and lord; they hardly succeeded.
A.4.2 282 his hair, / perplexed of mind, and also his garment, / and delive
A.4.2 283 mind, and also his garment, / and delivered this message to the
A.4.2 295 s, / to the delight of wolves, and also for the enjoyment / of bl
A.4.2 317 gnificent equipment, / shields and broadswords, bright helmets,
A.4.2 325 tion of one month, / the proud and the braided-haired, wore and
A.4.2 327 ous city of Bethulia / helmets and hip-daggers, grey mail-coats,
A.4.2 337 spears, Holofernes’s sword / and blood-stained helmet, likewis
A.4.2 338 mail, / trimmed with red gold, and everything that the soldiers
A.4.2 339 superior had owned of riches and of select heirlooms, / ornamen
A.4.2 340 select heirlooms, / ornaments and gleaming treasures, that they
A.4.2 347 be to the dear Lord / for ever and ever for that, who created th
A.4.2 348 he atmosphere, / the firmament and the far-extending earth, like
A.4.2 349 wise the raging / sea-currents and the joys of heaven, by his ow
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus praefatio 3 epose with the eternal King, / and seek the citadels above with
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus praefatio 6 realms of the skies on high, / and your reward that the tonsured
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus praefatio 7 be rendered. / Likewise, night and day throughout the period of
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus praefatio 8 the lofty mercy, protect you and yours / in the place where gra
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus praefatio 11 ng God above with body, mind, and hand, / and all the senses tog
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 1 8 gift of a beloved friend, / and sing thanks to Christ always
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 1 10 n created / from your stock, and they have pleased their God.
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 1 20 whatever is disagreeable, / and not to rouse your grievances
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 2 3 med the rule of the English, / and produced a son, who was famou
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 2 4 son, who was famous in name / and shone out among the nations,
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 2 5 vigorous in deeds, in words, and in every action. / But he had
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 2 7 ained in his earliest years, / and was an incorrigible young man
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 2 9 g exceedingly mighty in arms, and bold in his own strength. / He
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 2 14 remained / for a brief period, and he could not lead his life fo
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 2 17 serve their Parent on high, / and after receiving tonsure to li
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 3 6 springing from noble blood, / and was celebrated with the most
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 3 9 nence of his most high mind, / and to him a bright-white heart w
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 3 10 Father, / who forms all bodies and cleanses the minds of men wit
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 3 12 ome devoted with great love, / and served throughout the whole r
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 4 3 ered the service of the Lord / and he rejoiced to wear t on his
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 4 5 endid head, / when he suffered and took away the thorny thickets
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 4 6 kets of evils from the world / and caused his saints to pass int
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 4 9 accompanied that same father / and attempted to subject themselv
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 4 11 d granted to blessed Christ, / and likewise to Peter, who overse
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 4 13 ed fill with heavenly deeds, / and shine for all time in flower-
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 4 14 me in flower-bearing troops. / And when the father had collected
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 4 16 indeed all with holy words, / and as their shepherd urged that
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 4 26 deserved to bring to Christ, / and he brought pious lambs to the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 5 5 ng on their backward course, / and the ocean waves encircle a sa
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 5 7 nt of the Lord strove to come and visit this man, / and requeste
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 5 8 to come and visit this man, / and requested that sustenance be
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 5 11 to him from his wide heart, / and offered drink from pious show
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 5 13 om the depths / of his breast, and he took it into the inner cha
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 5 16 morable account, / he pondered and embraced it all in the though
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 5 19 ho established monastic laws / and this man instructed the novic
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 3 is ways, a bishop, / Ecgberht, and to him he took care to send a
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 5 onks rightly with documents, / and to sanctify for him an altar
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 6 im an altar as a holy table, / and to be mindful of what he had
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 8 The venerable bishop complied and obeyed : he fortified / [the m
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 9 enger] as he left with words, and also enriched him with a sacr
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 11 f mighty Peter, / came quickly and fortified the monastery again
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 14 time / with unobstructed feet, and likewise your life with a cha
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 19 nted to you by a great gift. / And yet, as the mind’s eye was
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 22 eriod of Libra, the weigher, / and thorny thickets crown it with
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 25 the aforementioned expanse, / and in that place establish after
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 27 fil for Christ / both by night and day likewise vows made from p
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 29 ve his ship through the sea, / and hastened to bring the words o
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 36 cents for Peter / very gently, and stood as heavenly grace on ea
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 37 ches for the father of heaven and earth, / now rise all around t
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 41 venerable man to the other, / and uttered the following words t
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 43 u greetings in his own voice / and likewise your monks, whom the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 44 f Christ / has summoned gently and collected into one church. / N
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 45 ected into one church. / Night and day likewise I do not cease t
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 49 rushing with rabid strength / and dashing about rather frequent
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 54 athered together under arms, / and as a raging group set up many
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 55 group set up many ambushes, / and did not cease bringing wrong-
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 59 great joys through the Lord, / and to exchange new inhabitants f
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 61 raise / to the lofty Thunderer and with their hands stretched ou
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 63 ds / to the vows of the pious, and they descend like snow on the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 64 numerable prayers, which they and carry to the stars, / before G
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 65 ry to the stars, / before God, and they had been opening up, / wh
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 68 me with light / out of heaven, and carry blessed souls from here
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 69 ouls from here to the stars; / and shining in light they praise
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 70 light they praise the Lord, / and raise up flowering crowns on
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 7 3 reat joy in his happy heart, / and rendered thanks to God toward
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 7 4 nks to God towards the stars, / and he strove to instruct his peo
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 7 7 s of the monks were increased and grew strong, / and they began
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 7 8 e increased and grew strong, / and they began piously to outstri
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 7 9 r Christ / being holy in deeds and words and every thought. / So
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 7 16 ches, / wisely stole both time and hours in the dark nights, / an
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 7 17 nd hours in the dark nights, / and stored up in heaven the scatt
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 7 23 y his divinity carries heaven and earth, . / / # / Fame, which Fath
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 5 ed priest of the Irish race, / and he could adorn books with dec
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 6 ooks with decorative script, / and in this way he made the shape
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 10 irit controlled his fingers, / and inflamed his consecrated mind
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 12 cell of the beloved father, / and being holy when he entered an
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 13 ngled with the holy throngs, / and shrewdly instructed the monks
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 14 ms, / being chaste in thoughts and words and flesh and heart. / H
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 16 ght seize the light on high, / and be eager to serve God every s
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 18 his present life in the body. / And when the chosen of God, full
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 22 anging the joys of his life. / And when the bowels of the earth
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 24 ve this brother’s remains, / and after the bones had been wash
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 27 from the bowels of the earth, and they were taken from the rich
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 28 ter he bones had been washed, and clean cloths carried the rema
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 30 y light / two birds approached and settled on the cloths with th
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 34 ringing wondrous joy to all, / and on top of that they veiled th
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 36 s office / to the pious bones, and to pour forth songs / with ve
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 38 ht had removed all moisture, / and dried out liquid from the rem
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 40 time / in the shadow of death, and disease consumed his body, / a
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 41 d disease consumed his body, / and he was unable to move any par
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 42 r the plectrum of his tongue, and that could scarcely / sound ou
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 44 s servant as follows: / ‘Run and take care to bring from the t
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 49 dly demise, / I may enter upon and deserve to ascend the path of
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 50 life.’ / The servant obeyed and ran to the sacred cloths. / He
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 51 ck the blessed treasure gift, and carried it in his arms. / The
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 53 ad, prevented his demise / of, and relieved the sick man, and cu
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 56 arry the healer healing him, / and rushing gladly from there he
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 57 ting him towards the cloths, / and rendered thanks to God for so
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 58 to God for so great a gift. / And the company of brothers gathe
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 59 gathered into a single group / and carried the sacred bones of t
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 61 ingled with the high clouds, / and disappeared from men’s sigh
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 63 sket, but his spirit rejoices and now dwells / above the lofty s
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 9 2 rithugils by name, / a priest, and a minister pure in heart to G
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 9 4 oked with magnificent gifts, / and they raised the blessed man a
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 9 5 y remarkable for his teaching and likewise his deeds shone, / an
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 9 6 nd likewise his deeds shone, / and shone forth adorned by the gr
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 9 8 being increased by such men, / and the burgeoning prayers of the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 2 es a brother, who could tame / and shape iron metal. In various
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 7 grace of his merits in life, / and redeemed with great honour th
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 9 all sin from his chaste body, / and he took care to keep the teac
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 10 his powers, / with body, mind, and hand, together with all his s
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 11 h all his senses, / both night and day likewise. He burned for t
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 12 se. He burned for true joys, / and the gain he once sought for h
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 17 rnal hymns in sacred choirs, / and the brothers began again to r
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 19 o the confines of the church / and did not refrain from beating
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 20 ntly commended himself to God and the stars. / And the brothers
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 21 imself to God and the stars. / And the brothers came again, with
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 22 , with the light of the sun, / and desired to commend themselves
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 24 to be joined with holy bands / and say the psalms, commending hi
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 27 vil as the metal was beaten, / and as flying it struck the empty
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 34 rom heaven shining with light / and hastened to visit the cell of
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 35 ell of the blessed shepherd, / and took up his chaste soul from
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 37 assing the light of the sun, / and flying along with the choir i
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 38 ne, when he saw these things, and he began to give thanks, / and
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 39 and he began to give thanks, / and commended the soul to the Lor
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 2 ry, / well-known to the world, and called by the name of Merhthe
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 4 ody, / he left from the world, and stayed his steps in lands / un
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 6 ethed in the frightened man, / and immeasurable fear shook him a
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 8 darkness terrified his mind, / and rough gales disturbed him in
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 9 sturbed him in various ways. / And when, long fearful, he was co
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 11 d to him / with shining faces, and they were his sons, whom in t
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 16 to be more calm in his mind, / and happily accompanied them like
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 22 Since you have transgressed and put aside the words / to your
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 23 e words / to your wedded wife, and have put away your faith by m
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 24 g again, / why do you ask here and now in the hour of chilly dea
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 28 veness. / But he was pitiless, and ordered him to visit his lady
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 29 him to visit his lady wife, / and according to her judgement re
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 31 ul husband accompanying them, / and themselves now exceedingly sc
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 33 rs, / it was on a mountain top and revealed the upper room of th
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 35 s in white accompanying him, / and the women collapsed when she
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 36 n she saw the familiar faces, / and demanded that the deceiver tu
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 39 nted their mother’s wrath, / and begged her: ‘mother, have p
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 40 er, have pity on us, please, / and forgive the sins of your husb
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 44 hy, you fool, corrupt in mind and body as to faith, / making emp
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 47 / Both of us made an agreement and confirmed it with our hands ,
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 51 ace of the unhappy at heart, / and at once, collapsing in fear,
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 52 ear, began to bite the dust, / and drenched his whole face with
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 53 s. / But she repeated herself, and ordered her wedded husband / t
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 57 ut at their mother’s feet, / and begged her in the name of God
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 59 lowed to return to the body, / and in this way, while living, le
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 62 ead their father to the body / and she urged him to order his li
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 63 h, / lest he should come again and be cast headlong into the dar
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 64 , where they will be gnashing and everlasting weeping. / He was
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 66 y of those blessed children, / and came into the body, while eve
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 69 rist with keen intelligence, / and being cautious, he showed to
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 71 is bodily tongue was silent. / And when the brother treating the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 73 s body having been cleansed, / and it is believed that being glo
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 12 1 s of his glorified bride. / / # / And when the shepherd previously
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 12 2 long, / being noble in speech and venerable in all deeds, / bein
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 12 4 the fellowship of the flesh, / and blessedly entered into the jo
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 12 7 nder the roof of the church, / and with immeasurable weeping and
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 13 3 fe, / prudent in his thoughts, and vigorous in every deed. / He d
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 13 6 inner recesses of his mind, / and those riches, dispersed for c
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 13 15 demonstrating greater things / and for many days strove to rende
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 13 18 gh fear of the sacred group, / and that [enemy] fled through est
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 13 21 ering help from his citadel, / and so those chosen for God snatc
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 13 22 od snatched a lofty victory, / and the dark hosts took to headlo
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 13 26 ut as true in his way of life and in all he said; / he was a spl
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 3 e cell with many endowments, / and in zealously built a church w
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 5 f the high divinity / inhabits and protects beneath the summit o
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 7 s, / in the midst of a portico, and the holy men crown it with fo
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 11 eover, all the saints inhabit and protect the floor / of the mid
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 12 of the church, at all times, and in countless troops, / they de
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 17 / which shimmer in the church and in the sky for true delight?
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 20 , gleams, covered with gems, / and shines on high, standing cons
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 21 anding constructed of silver, / and that pious man gave it to the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 23 f the lofty church-building, / and no less do brazen vessels of
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 29 aroused / from his pure heart, and his throat did not hold back
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 30 did not hold back from song. / And when the Virgin Mary blessed
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 31 oly day / on which she rose up and was worthy to penetrate the l
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 32 or that on which she was born and bestowed upon the present wor
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 38 gifts of his melodious mind: / and he charmed the monks with pra
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 42 nded his journey in the world and was led over to the halls of
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 2 up the rule of the monastery / and the other brother’s name wa
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 4 ughout his life / to the least and the mightiest; he was generou
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 10 to get warm in the rubbish. / And when the pious man distribute
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 11 of shining metal, / he begged and entreated them in the name of
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 13 ld tell no one these things, / and the wretches undertook never
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 15 darkness gathering over the l and , / and fleeing, at one time tho
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 20 in every part of the place, / and the cultivated crops piled up
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 21 ed up with plentiful shoots, / and all kinds of livestock, taken
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 24 s saints came round again, / and when he sang psalm-verses pla
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 27 music of the fluid antiphon. / And the lector, a man very learne
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 29 late voice to great delight. / And when, as the day drew on, the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 16 5 e in song, / unlearned as I am and a lowly writer in all respect
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 16 7 him dash thirsting for them, and submerge himself in the seawe
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 16 9 ed father, in no learned way, / and attempts what it is able wort
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 16 13 on the head of the holy man, / and unseeing with his eyes, he sa
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 16 14 wise heart. / Blessed spirits and black ones too he, who was ro
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 16 18 g take this man in his arms, / and his spirit shining in the lig
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 17 1 n of already. / / # / The priests and the monks and the rest of the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 17 4 e walls of the blessed cell, / and whom I myself, wondering at t
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 17 10 [Sigwine] / abandoned the body, and entered into the rest prepare
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 17 11 e rest prepared / by his merits and deeds. After an exceedingly g
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 3 ch. / At first, apologetically and humbly the priest declined, /
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 6 the brothers should prevail, / and took up the governance of the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 7 / He was a man humble in word and modest and deed. / Rather ofte
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 10 ady as a boy I first entered / and frequented the walls of the p
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 11 he walls of the present cell / and we both coveted the calm of o
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 15 were at rest, / he sang hymns and psalms with repeated harmony.
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 23 it with the customary hymns. / And when, in the middle of the da
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 25 ack sparingly from all food, / and pounded the floor of the chap
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 26 he chapel with bended knees, / and well adorned in readiness he
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 29 ring, / with which to adorn it and being present himself. / And w
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 30 t and being present himself. / And when his yearning body urged
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 34 joy of the monks increased, / and they desired to accumulate fo
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 37 years, he abandoned the body / and was led to the blessed life.
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 19 2 / being devoted to him in body and mind, and he was called Wynfr
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 19 4 ved him to be a man of faith, and embraced him / with his whole
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 19 5 ed him / with his whole heart, and placed him in charge of the b
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 19 6 s. / He was a man given to God and faithful in his whole mind, /
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 19 7 faithful in his whole mind, / and he performed his office, bein
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 19 9 e, / he did not cease to bring and render gifts to Christ. / But
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 19 12 s heart away from the world, / and blessedly desired to subject
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 19 14 knees as a suppliant. / Night and day likewise in his prayers h
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 19 15 mmended to the stars / himself and the soul of his father dear t
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 19 18 out ending the joys of life, / and received his hoped-for rest f
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 3 e greatest joys from heaven, / and be keen to give fit praise to
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 8 forth to us, as pious, just, and kindly. / They scattered the sp
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 10 the hearts of the brothers, / and how gladly did crops spring u
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 14 rows glad in the monastery , / and one law holds them together,
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 15 ith brings many to the stars, and gathers causes numerous thron
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 16 ers causes numerous throngs, / and commends itself to God at the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 19 the signal had been sounded, / and sing alternating songs to the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 20 raise the Thunderer in psalms and hymns. / They glorify with the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 22 t song the shrine , / that God and the leaders, who kept the wal
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 23 the cell, / adorned with gifts and many goods. / This is that lof
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 26 nated through glass windows, / and defused limpid light in the b
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 37 t to the rectangular church, / and others set up banners of shin
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 44 es of bright malleable gold; / and similarly men adorned the alt
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 45 dressed in the flames of gems and yellow gold / the altar of ou
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 54 iously touched upon in song, / and the broad paten beautifully c
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 59 out the confines of the cell / and glorify the one who gave them
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 6 e keen / to enter after hymns, and complete their spiritual sole
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 9 ll once the doors were shut, / and approached and accompanied an
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 10 hen by chance outside looking and gazing at the stars. / Behold,
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 12 hich made music for the Lord, and poured forth songs, / and then
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 13 ord, and poured forth songs, / and then it filled the place of a
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 15 s shining with starry light, / and, divided into two bands, they
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 17 ed to the heights of the sky / and shook them, it resounded in h
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 18 ded in high vaulted ceiling, / and if arrangement did not sparkl
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 22 ything, / which heaven, earth, and streams surround. / When the b
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 25 roof of the church, / I myself and the other brother likewise bo
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 26 the amazing vision with ears and eyes. / The singing, along wit
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 28 t ceaselessly struck heaven, / and we were not allowed to see su
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 29 / but in fact we were fearful, and desired to seek out rest. / No
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 21 31 oop, with their golden voices and shining / with marvellous ligh
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 2 he cock announces the light, / and after I had relaxed my chilly
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 3 / a stealthy dream approached and stole into my eyes. / Behold,
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 5 tremely fearful, I approached and accompanied this white figure
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 7 diant with a beautiful face, / and of my own accord took steps o
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 11 or roses were red everywhere, and lilies were fragrant, / and ve
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 12 e, and lilies were fragrant, / and very many flowering plants wh
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 14 I am unaware of such a crop. / And when in haste we both advance
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 20 a shrine lay were revealed, / and remained beautifully crafted
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 24 way / round the wall by large and very small porticoes. / Four of
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 26 e four corners of the world, / and touched the top of the wall a
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 27 d the top of the wall above, / and between them small cells alte
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 33 em / from the top of the altar and, and upon it emeralds blazed v
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 35 e I was gazing on such things and pondering them in my simple m
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 37 ddenly my guide had left me, / and departing from the church, va
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 39 Christ: ‘take pity, I pray, and take care to save / a fearful
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 46 ffered up the highest gifts, / and it had on its top the emblem
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 47 his glittered with ruddy gold and splendid gems out of the east
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 55 from these lofty settlements, / and meanwhile look to the sky whe
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 56 hese words, I turned my face, and looked towards / Draco, I was
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 61 rayer, / was seen stooped over and venerating in pious obligatio
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 62 ly tomb of Cuthbert with body and mind. / Behind him there sat o
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 64 ht metal, the blessed teacher and reader Hyglac, / and he shone
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 65 d teacher and reader Hyglac, / and he shone exceedingly, being d
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 68 lls of the extensive church, / and after the great and very smal
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 71 ed by pillars on all sides , / and from these incense was smokin
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 83 the holy man. / He raised his h and and blessed me with his words
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 87 sparkled with wondrous gems, / and others in gold glistened with
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 88 tened with shimmering light, / and in their adorned condition, b
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 91 various forms of sustenance / and food of all kinds offered the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 93 rom a seam of mined crystal, / and drew off with his hands the g
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 96 l flavour, / I rendered praise and thanks to the Lord in heaven.
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 23 2 mple heart, seeking with body and mind / that the saints may off
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 23 4 their gifts to one unworthy, / and may ask pardon with their pra
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 23 7 r its merits by holy Christ, / and may the almighty ever increas
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 23 8 embrace pure faith with body and mind. / May almighty God be a
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 23 11 e they aim at better things. / And among them may he who sings t
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 23 13 when this is not with flaws. / And you, father, as you go throug
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 23 18 entiful prayers to the Lord, / and beseech him with body and min
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 23 20 he fearful poet his sins to, / and that he may not fail in piety
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 23 22 e, perpetual wisdom, / praise, and honour always abide and thriv
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 23 24 n his kindness through time, / and hold you back from the bonds
AETHILVVALD.Aldhelm.Octo 25 blazing sphere; / as the hard and very delicate seeds in a clod
AETHILVVALD.Aldhelm.Octo 32 of Aldhelm, the most exalted and most famous, / called by an ex
AETHILVVALD.Aldhelm.Octo 33 d by an exalted name among us and mighty / in the Godhead that is
AETHILVVALD.Aldhelm.Octo 34 is powerful throughout heaven and earth, / thus, thus fully furn
AETHILVVALD.Aldhelm.Octo 38 rodigiously increasing length and extent / of this song fail to
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 1 well, be well, most faithful and dearest follower of Christ, / w
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 6 actions, / manly in appearance and aspect, a veteran in deed and
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 12 born from a well-born mother, and endowed with stature, / very st
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 13 stature, / very steady in state and nimble in appearance. / A sho
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 18 cately with colouring crimson and snow-white, / radiating greatl
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 26 Now if anyone should cry out and speak with a hundred tongues /
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 29 show yourself to be wondrous and worthy of praise, / nor can any
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 32 all out in resounding chants; / and for that reason I do not rela
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 37 ge through strong assistance, / and place you in the heavenly bos
AETHILVVALD.Sator.Octo 4 skies, / the heights of heaven and the lowest thresholds of the
AETHILVVALD.Sator.Octo 8 breath away in its rabid maw / and gnaws it with its greedy mout
AETHILVVALD.Sator.Octo 11 eaming tears, / most willingly and very often bending the curved
AETHILVVALD.Sator.Octo 12 g the curved nape of my neck / and the top of my head right down
AETHILVVALD.Sator.Octo 20 re the foulest fiend tortures and turns the roasted / in the bow
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 14 reation / of the heavenly Lord and girds the shoulders with a tr
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 23 ho, spurning familiar friends and homelands, swift in haste / hav
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 28 orn malice / of murderous lust and ghastly greed, / who take away
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 37 y were all linked in the Lord (and two indeed in a worldly way) /
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 44 e secret prison of the flesh, / and joined the key-bearer of the
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 56 ckoned to have been close at h and ; / and what the prophets, apos
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 61 t haste in a marvelous gift, / and which elicit an extensive ope
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 64 r worm which feeds on leaves / and dies at winter’s approach a
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 65 ch are said to be very small; / and when progeny appears it sprin
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 68 the world both more marvelous and hopeless: / the male and femal
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 69 elous and hopeless: / the male and female eggs, heated by heat, /
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 73 ing spider has woven its web; / and afterwards the wool is twiste
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 80 ly decked out with snow-white and saffron colouring; / stained w
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 81 d with green, golden, florid, and blue, / as the fair ornaments a
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 89 f Christ with gilded heads. / And as they began to bring forth
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 91 ine church / both of themselves and of all those believe in Chris
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 13 to save you from the shadows and / lead you with him into the h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 17 utter praise of my homeland / and for a short time to proclaim
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 19 t founded her, lofty in walls and towers, / appointing only nati
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 21 y native Britons / as comrades and companions in their labours,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 24 d be a common marketplace by l and and sea, / and would become a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 25 marketplace by land and sea, / and would become a secure jurisdi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 26 urisdiction for its leaders, / and an ornament of the empire, an
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 32 around is gorgeous with hills and woods, / a beautiful, healthy
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 35 ny settlers to its richness. / And to there the chosen come from
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 37 ttle for themselves, benefit, and a home. / After the Roman band
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 40 t on driving out savage foes / and to defend the realm and homel
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 47 etween the peoples of Germany and foreign realms, / and they are
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 48 Germany and foreign realms, / and they are called ‘rock’ [S
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 50 they would help the homeland and bring terror to their foes. /
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 52 ly agreed / with loud shouting and approved of their elders’ d
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 53 ke open the royal households, and prepared / to send gifts to an
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 60 e of freedom that urged them / and the hope of ransoming their h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 70 sword against an allied race / and drove out a sluggish people f
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 73 ers on account of their sins / and that a more fortunate people
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 76 t: as the Thunderer granted, / and now a new power arose through
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 77 e through repeated victories / and now God’s coming race began
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 81 h of Rome as supreme bishop, / and as a devoted cultivator of Ch
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 84 lds of Latium, / but as a fine and pious cultivator of foreign p
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 91 ancient kings, / born in York, and a future lord over all, / was
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 92 as driven into exile as a boy and fled hostile realms. / There, w
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 96 he came to a suitable spot, / and sat silently under feeble moo
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 98 s a man, / unfamiliar in dress and face, who spoke to him in fri
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 103 e from the enemy seeking it, / and in addition sets a limit on y
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 104 e waves: / let him be your God and king always and forever! / Plac
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 109 coursed throughout his veins / and despair, driven far away, fle
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 112 stile to [Edwin’s] kingdom / and likewise his life, was soon l
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 113 he beloved young man returned and entered again / his ancestral
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 114 ved with favour by the people and the nobles. / He soon accepted
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 121 in this island in its borders and territories. / And now with ben
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 122 its borders and territories. / And now with bended neck there ca
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 123 Saxons, the Picts, the Irish, and the British. / Meanwhile, with
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 124 th wars subdued on all sides, and in the serene peace of his re
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 132 / one outstanding in character and renowned for ancestral descen
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 137 as likewise truthful in words and prudent in thought, / a cultiv
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 142 gloomy shadows of darkness, / and demonstrates to the world tha
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 148 the borders of his homeland, / and . [Paulinus] placed his right
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 151 e down from his high throne, / and in supplication fell at the f
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 153 l everything I have promised / and as a believer I shall venerat
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 154 very way / who granted me life and the crown of the realm. / For h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 159 of gods be driven far away, / and do not let the blood of beast
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 160 ke any more on false altars, / and do not the soothsayer seek ou
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 161 n omen in the warm entrails, / and do not let the most aged augu
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 166 ced the faith wholeheartedly / and persuaded the people to belie
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 168 e Coifi was the chief priest / and the fountainhead of error. To
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 170 s you have not been used to, / and you be the first to defile th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 172 one assented to these words, and replied with a few words of h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 174 hung by an uncertain thread, / and darkness has cloaked my spiri
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 176 in, longing to know / the true and eternal God, and whether ther
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 177 her there is a life to come, / and torments for the wicked and r
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 178 ear with a threatening right h and, / and, against tradition, he m
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 188 f. / Full faith was made clear, and even though he was not yet ba
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 191 ed in strength they flattened and demolished the shrine. / Then t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 193 as a wicked temple / destroyed and collapsed entirely into ashes
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 200 / accompanied by his children and nobles likewise, and with the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 208 y / should be reckoned the head and the prime place of honour for
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 209 ce of honour for the church, / and that archbishops be dressed i
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 211 become the first Archbishop / and he pondered God’s law both
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 214 ning with the flames of faith and the fire of virtue / For six y
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 217 standing King Edwin reigned, / and dispensed his own laws with j
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 218 to keep the faith with gifts and threats, / and established ext
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 219 aith with gifts and threats, / and established extensive churche
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 223 as baptised with holy water, / and for as long as he lived, he k
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 229 eadlong fortune spins around, and is changed by wicked fates, / a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 233 ndid of Kings, was laid low, / and splendid Britain has not had
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 238 ned to assembled a small army and advanced on the foe / that was
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 239 vaging the homeland with iron and burning it with fire, / in cou
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 242 not terrified by any number, / and with unwavering heart he addr
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 245 in your hearts; / with prayers and a pious heart ask for God’s
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 249 as Christ’s victory-sign, / and which will now bring us a fin
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 251 as carried beyond the stars, / and in front of the cross, the wh
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 256 ldly slaughtering, devouring, and snatching the flock, / so no d
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 259 through the foe, / he cut down and trampled, he ground down the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 260 nks. / Oswald’s army overcame and laid low the foe, / leaving be
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 263 he penalty for his treachery / and fell, dying in the massacre o
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 267 mighty in virtue, a guardian and lover of the homeland, / outst
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 274 gthened his position in power and at the head of the realm, / he
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 275 the realm, / he built churches and decked them out with splendid
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 277 the altars with silver, gems, and gold,, / spreading on the holy
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 280 ished by shining gold leaf ; / and he suspended various lanterns
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 282 arry sky was in the temples, / and, devoutly led into them flocks
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 287 e with the marks of virtues, / and became well-known through the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 288 , / which are now written down and read throughout the world. / an
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 289 nd read throughout the world. / and now it is good to touch on a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 290 of them in a lyric measure, / and mention elements of them with
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 292 ter festivities with the king and his people; / for the king fol
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 296 requent crise. / Both the king and the bishop likewise went insi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 299 , he took [Oswald’s] right h and and said, / ‘May this hand, I
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 301 y, remain incorrupt for ever! / And indeed that came to pass: for
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 303 ake. King Oswiu, his brother, and heir, came / as the avenger of
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 305 d came, / snatched that right h and and carried it into the stron
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 309 h supple sinews, fresh flesh, and fine form. / How great was [Osw
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 310 great was [Oswald’s] faith and the power of his merits / shon
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 311 s / shone after his death more and more through his miracles eve
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 316 he arena of battle had been; / and his horse suddenly began to g
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 317 to grow weak in every limb, / and to gnash its teeth and foam w
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 321 y rose up,, / entirely healed, and greedily began to crop the sw
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 323 ther special / about the spot, and, placing a marker on it he rod
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 330 The girl was put on a wagon / and was brought, as the traveller
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 331 pointed out / the holy place, and her body was set on the groun
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 332 slept / in that place for a bit and, when she woke, she realised s
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 335 covered her head with a veil / and then swiftly followed those w
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 338 land that was more pleasant / and more lush with green grass th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 340 ell in this place, / I reckon, and so this earth is useful for h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 341 some dust in a piece of cloth and took it with him. / Growing wea
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 345 as also received as a guest, / and he hung the cloth with the du
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 357 miracles had been performed, / and sweet peace was restored to C
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 361 cle / into the sacred building and re-inter them with proper hon
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 363 ant of Lindsey was amazed far and wide at miracles, / seeing abov
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 368 refused / to take up the bones and bring them into the monastery
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 372 they had previously refused, / and during the next morning, befo
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 381 anguishing still more swiftly and about to die. / Behold, one da
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 386 , / hastening with healed body and happy heart, / nor did the dea
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 389 omb / with silver, gems, gold, and much display, / so that it wou
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 391 ful manifestation of a tomb, / and he would win great rewards fo
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 395 flecting the devil’s darts / and of restoring sane sense to th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 397 s came to see the holy place / and to entrust herself to the sai
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 398 elf to the saint’s merits, / and on returning home, she had ta
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 404 ith horrible screams, / raging and tearing himself with unspeaka
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 405 mself with unspeakable bites. / And when no one could constrain h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 408 eiving the wretched movements and cries of the raging man, / ord
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 410 with holy dust to be fetched. / And when a virgin came carrying i
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 411 in a rage was suddenly silent and ceased / all movements, as if
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 413 settling his limbs in sleep, / and the bystanders looked to see
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 415 n himself, / breathing heavily and saying: ‘I am healed, resto
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 416 aled, restored to my senses, / and the wayward demon has fled in
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 417 azed with stunned speech here and there / suddenly seeing him fu
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 419 overed, / flourishing in bones and nerves, and especially in his
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 422 gin came bearing / that casket and touched this porch with her f
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 426 y dust to bear away with him / and afterwards such torment never
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 433 hone in marvellous miracles, / and the whole of Britain, famed f
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 435 for their various ailments, / and hope cannot fail anyone who c
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 439 s through you / for both beasts and men, and likewise young and o
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 441 cut from you on every side, / and through them holy gifts of he
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 444 cture in a terrible accident / and was groaning, in deep pain fr
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 445 pain from his fractured arm; / and when the excessive pain grew
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 449 sick man tossed into his lap: / and when he went to bed he forgot
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 451 without noticing. / Lying awake and ailing in the middle of the n
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 453 ness had come close his side / and, moving his hand there, he fou
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 454 hat by chance / he was healed, and that he felt nothing from the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 457 oss the expanse of the ocean, and Germany shone with them / and p
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 458 , and Germany shone with them / and populous Ireland also felt so
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 467 about what his sins deserved, and that after death / he would be
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 468 the dreadful depths of hell, and in a groaning voice / he said t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 470 of bitter death / hastens on me and I shall very soon be brought
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 487 t slaughtered man was fixed, / and if, maintaining belief, you k
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 490 ou a long span in this life, / and in addition the joys of the e
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 492 llow-monk blessed some water, and put in / the fragment of the sa
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 493 fragment of the sacred wood, and gave it to the sick man to dr
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 494 to drink. / He soon recovered, and was snatched by it from death
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 496 ealthy life for a long time, / and turned his whole life to the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 497 his whole life to the Lord, / and everywhere offered splendid p
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 498 ered splendid praises to God / and celebrated the lord’s serva
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 500 ree years / by his governance, and afterwards (for famous Britai
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 502 ns races divided by language / and by people according to their
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 507 / Meanwhile, at the beginning, and as the new leader of his own
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 509 rough great effort, / for time and again he was attacked from he
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 514 hands with the blood of kin, / and not hesitating to bring pagan
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 515 land, / driven on by wild envy, and in this way / trying to overth
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 518 g Penda, powerful in strength and cunning, / the killer of his b
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 519 g, / the killer of his brother and a savage ravager of the realm
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 521 usand against him in battle, / and appointed thirty leaders whos
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 523 he same number of divisions . / And coming with this force to lay
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 524 he realm, / he destroyed walls and put folk to the sword. / Just a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 527 uel chieftain himself ravaged and crushed all, / giving over to
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 528 over to destruction children and youths, and the old alike. / N
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 532 it was to defend his people, / and to protect himself and his fo
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 533 st, / himself chose mighty men and readily advanced / against suc
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 535 t / but with limited company, and he first of all invoked / the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 536 odhead of Olympus with tears, and prayers, and a constant heart
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 544 le, abandoned all its weapons and darts, / they grabbed up their
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 545 y grabbed up their standards, and sought safety in flight. / The
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 549 s were exchanged with blood, / and likewise their leader Penda h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 550 disaster, seeing the carnage and slaughter of his men. / Neverth
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 552 ll under the victor’s sword and was killed. / Everywhere, men
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 553 rywhere, men ran after booty, and worthy praise was rendered / t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 555 o always mercifully / delivers and preserves everywhere those wh
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 558 is people from a cruel enemy / and placed the Mercians under the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 567 verning his homeland domain / and subjugating under him the peo
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 571 l laws, / invincible in battle and also dependable in peace, / ge
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 572 n gifts to the needy, kindly, and fair to all. / For holding on t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 574 rs, / he died blessed by peace and with everything in order, / ha
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 576 wn over to Ecgfrith his son, / and, by dying, leaving the royal s
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 578 / in the merits of virtues far and wide throughout the world, / wh
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 582 light of teaching to nations and peoples through many places. /
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 584 s came to believe in Christ, / and were filled with the shining
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 590 n watered the parched fields / and the dry earth withered beneat
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 591 d beneath the flaming stars, / and denied food to man and beast
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 592 food to man and beast alike. / And a disastrous pile of the dyin
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 593 e dying followed the famine, / and many dashed headlong from hig
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 599 shower settled on the earth, / and restored beauty to the land a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 600 lds grew green,: / the meadows and the mountains were decked in
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 602 ovided to rejoicing farmers, / and the bodies and hearts of ever
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 608 the winds to Frisian shores, / and there he soon converted thous
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 610 gifts of perpetual salvation. / And wherever he set foot, he sowe
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 613 barns with celestial crops, / and he was praised in broadly cur
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 616 y struck by a harsh ailment, / and for many days and as the pain
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 619 eling in his body, / half dead and almost bereft of breath, / una
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 622 ith feeble grasps. / His pupils and companions stood here and the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 623 ood here and there, groaning / and grieving for the lamentable d
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 625 her himself suddenly sat up, / and lifting up his eyes, he saw h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 628 pity upon whomever he wishes / and can change the last moment of
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 631 ite garb, / with a fiery face, and predicted the following: / ‘
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 634 s illness / through the merits and prayers of holy mother Mary,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 636 companions’ / groans, tears, and prayers from her celestial t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 637 she intercedes for your life and likewise your salvation. / Howe
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 641 res of your homeland.’ / Life and health soon followed the ange
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 642 owed the angelic prophecies, / and, after four years had been fin
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 645 honour of St Peter at Ripon, and buried blessedly in peace. / Th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 649 uickly grew in worthy manners and merits. / He maintained himself
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 651 f his time as a famous monk, / and then became an apostolic teac
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 652 c teacher and a holy priest, / and filling uncultivated places w
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 654 elds with eternal fountains; / and instructing all his followers
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 658 oor in water, devoid of crops and trees. / Christ’s splendid wa
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 660 t out this place fearlessly, / and wishing to gather the flowers
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 665 ngelic communication often, / and defeated the poisonous darts
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 667 was dragged away from there, / and at last agreed to leave his s
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 668 eat; / compelled by the people and the king he eventually took o
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 670 eryone prayed that he would, / and he worthily discharging it no
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 676 usion of his accustomed den, / and there he saw out the end of t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 680 he flesh, / sought the heights and ascended above the stars of h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 685 e, that very brilliant priest and teacher, once wrote / about th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 687 rst in the language of prose / and afterwards sang of the miracl
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 696 he was frozen with their fur and breath / how he released from i
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 697 / how he released from illness and sin a monk who was observing;
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 699 verted / the sailors’ hunger and predicted the coming of certa
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 700 / or how he predicted that he and a companion / would eat a fish
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 701 t a fish fetched by an eagle, and so it turned out; / or how, he
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 711 op for himself in the field, / and drove the birds away with onl
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 713 easts used to obey the saint; / and he predicted very many future
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 714 truthful mouth / about himself and others, just as he had presci
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 718 , from an ailment in the side and an ache in the head; / how, li
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 719 / how, likewise, bread blessed and brought by him / cured a certai
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 724 o a mother safety for her son and household / or how he saw comp
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 727 d who had fallen from a tree; / and how, even though sick himself
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 734 man breathing out sick sighs / and praying at his tomb was cured
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 735 b was cured of that illness; / and how a man with an eye-ailment
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 736 uched the prophet’s stole, / and the pain and darkness of his
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 738 put on the father’s shoes / and walked away with healthy step
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 740 irit abandoned earthly things and made for the stars. / I have br
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 751 gfrith had won victories here and there, / and subdued fierce pe
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 752 on victories here and there, / and subdued fierce peoples in war
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 754 who was born of noble parents and from royal stock, / who became
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 757 ned to a proud marriage-bed, / and likewise was royally wedded f
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 763 together chastely as husband and wife. / How much she lived as a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 767 ed / it was found uncorrupted, and with all clothes intact. / Her
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 768 act. / Her whole body had life, and was supple in sinew; / her hol
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 770 as shining with ruddy charm, / and, what is rightly much more ama
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 773 e her death / appeared healed, and there was visible just a very
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 780 ource of longed-for healing, / and itself offered a cure for dis
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 783 in praise of that holy girl, / and so I have only touched briefl
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 790 lfwine was killed in battle, / and in it a certain noble warrior
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 792 ell slain in cruel slaughter. / and spent a day lifeless, as well
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 794 mbs / he was restored to life, and grew strong with restored str
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 795 rong with restored strength, / and, binding up his bleeding wound
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 797 ut was captured by the enemy / and led back by winding way to a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 800 ck, / saying: I am a poor man, and a peasant, / and I lived bound
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 801 m a poor man, and a peasant, / and I lived bound by the law of m
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 802 e.’ / The gesith took him in, and took care that he was cared f
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 807 came about through magic arts and writings, / quite often they a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 810 this, summoned him in secret, / and asked him why he could not be
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 813 w nothing of such teachings, / and said: ‘But I have a brother
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 814 brother with a devout heart, / and I know that he sings the rite
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 816 inks that I have been killed. / And if by chance another life was
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 817 soul, / because of his prayers and frequent masses, it would be
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 818 it would be free, / I believe, and would escape all punishments.
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 821 rom parents of famous stock, / and, although it seemed to him tha
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 822 ed, / he saved him from death, and sold him to someone, / and he
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 823 th, and sold him to someone, / and he too tried to bind him with
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 825 n the aforementioned manner, / and in his body he remained free
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 830 ransom himself. / Then, freed, and legally ransomed for a fee, h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 831 urned / to seek his home again and told it all to his brother, / b
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 842 Picts waged war against him, / and he fell, conquered amidst a w
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 846 in intellect: equally a king and likewise a teacher. / At the he
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 851 h sacred garlands of virtues, / and made resplendent with many gi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 852 resplendent with many gifts. / And for that reason he piled up v
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 854 ough the waves of the world, / and he trawled to the shore prize
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 855 m that sea for Christ. / A good and guileless man, rich in heaven
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 858 d the adornment of the church / and separated it from the manners
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 859 anners of the common people, / and decreed that they should serv
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 867 should be brief sleep for all and food in a flash, / nor should
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 871 always be shared amongst all. / †and that the one that as an heir
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 881 ead man rose up in the flesh / and told of many things he had se
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 883 ied man of the common people, and had ordered / his own home and
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 884 and had ordered / his own home and his life with righteous moder
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 886 rrible disease of the flesh, / and for many days his pain grew s
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 888 ght to his last vulnerability / and at last he died during the fi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 889 ing the first watch of night / and at its last part, he breathed
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 890 athed and came back to life, / and as he rose up again, he put t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 893 being made stronger by love / and her husband, returning from d
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 899 follow a far different life / and I must renounce pleasures and
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 900 nd indulgence. / Without delay, and at once having abandoned all
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 901 having abandoned all riches / and he followed monastic law with
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 902 tic law with a devout heart, / and there he subdued his flesh wi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 904 eryone could easily see / what and how much he had seen when he
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 907 ne who led me from the body, / and we travelled towards the risi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 908 o a valley that was both wide and deep, / along the length of wh
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 911 horribly with raging flames / and the other was full of frozen
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 912 ozen hail. / It was filled here and there with the souls of men,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 913 they were excessively burned and could not bear the flames, / w
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 915 into the midst of the cold; / and when they could find no respi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 921 hink yourself, were Hell is. / And as I gazed, he led me in ahea
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 923 ce was filled with darkness, / and as we entered it, the appeara
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 924 ckest night / fell around us, and I could see nothing / beyond t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 925 eyond the outline of my guide and his shining garments. / And as
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 926 de and his shining garments. / And as we entered in this way thr
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 928 ly rose up / as if from a pit, and then sank back again. / Then my
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 929 de went away without warning, and I remained there alone / stand
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 930 ere alone / standing terrified and amazed in the midst of the da
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 931 e balls of flame climbed high and in turn, / in a second movemen
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 935 n who, like sparks, / ascended and likewise fell back with the f
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 936 e fell back with the flames, / and an extensive stench widely fi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 937 this for rather a long time, and terror surrounded me on all s
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 942 e crowd at a captured enemy, / and as they came near I recognise
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 946 some wicked demons / ascended and with flaming eyes surrounded
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 948 ing fire from their nostrils / and mouths and threatened to grab
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 951 y. / Then, enclosed in darkness and beset upon by the enemy, / I c
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 955 shadows, / increasing greatly and hastening, that put the enemi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 957 coming suddenly with light, / and at his coming the black demon
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 959 he winter rising of the sun, / and led me, snatched from night,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 961 huge wall suddenly appeared, / and it seemed so long and high, w
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 965 old, there was a plain, vast, and very beautiful. / So great was
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 968 drove from me every stench, / and such a light spread over the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 969 s / that it surpassed sunlight and daylight likewise. / So I saw t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 971 happy bands / of saints lived and dwelt in blessed abodes. / Gazi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 974 was considering this my guide and said : / ‘There places are n
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 980 ingers also resounded there, / and with the light there was a fr
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 983 nly / my guide himself halted, and retraced his step, / and then
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 984 lted, and retraced his step, / and then led me back along the pa
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 985 e path by which we had come, / and as we entered again the beaut
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 987 . / ‘I do not,’ I told him, and he immediately added the foll
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 988 n a valley filled with flames and ice, / in which souls are now
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 990 urged by bitter punishments, / and they return again purged, to
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 992 g fire / is the mouth of hell, and whoever happens to fall into
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1003 ce again to take on the body / and to live a life among men that
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1004 I beg, your character, words, and deeds, / so that your holy dwe
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1006 bands.” / When he had spoken, and how could not understand, / I
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1016 ve of his celestial homeland / and, seeking foreign places, then
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1018 with the torch of teaching, / and instructing whomever he taugh
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1022 a companion fitting in merits and manners / and a colleague in e
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1023 itting in merits and manners / and a colleague in exile, Wihtber
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1027 d for the monks of his race, / and adorned it with the merits an
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1031 he was famed for his miracles and, in the manner of a prophet, /
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1033 remaining famous everywhere, / and afterwards entered the joys o
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1040 hrough celestial instruction / and adorned his episcopal office
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1042 built more churches for God / and established in them priests a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1043 ts and ministers of the Word, / and after completing all this, he
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1046 essive ardour for the faith, / and both of them were called by t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1052 es recognized the new manners and customs of the faith, / and the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1053 ers and customs of the faith, / and they were afraid that the wor
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1055 . / They suddenly grabbed them and killed them with a cruel deat
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1058 es on the resolute dark one, / and threw the bodies of the dead
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1061 iver’s very strong current, / and they floated eleven miles rig
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1064 hone there beyond the stars, / and it was this light that those
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1067 to one of their companions, / and said: ‘You can find our bod
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1071 und then in the same places / and were buried with the honour d
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1074 re the outstanding Swithberht and the priest Wira, / who shone i
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1075 / who shone in their own time, and who were famed / for the heigh
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1079 k, for she has wandered far, / and abandon the sequence of kings
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1083 ssed away in a time of peace / and was laid to final rest beside
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1086 med for piety, faith, merits, and intellect, / a lofty pontiff,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1095 l flowers in the spirit the / and pay tithes to the Lord for hi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1100 ere was brought to him a sick and mute young man, / who was then
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1106 ceive his customary rations, / and after the space of seven days
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1109 the sign of the holy cross, / and ordered it, long silent, to u
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1111 owed the father’s command: / and speaking with a ready mouth,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1112 broke his taciturn silence, / and the utterly mute man spoke wi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1113 ive speech. / For the whole day and the following night likewise,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1115 ease to utter varied speech, / and to reveal the hidden thoughts
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1116 hidden thoughts of his mind. / And along with his voice his skin
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1117 n was now restored to health / and new hair returned to his curl
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1118 returned to his curly head, / and he became a handsome young ma
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1119 young man, ready of speech, / and so, joyfully cured, he return
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1125 the middle of her upper arm; / and her hand grew numb as the exc
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1126 xcessive swelling puffed up, / and so it seemed that the girl wo
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1129 e when her mother asked him, / and greeted her as usual while sh
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1130 s usual while she lay there, / and, pouring forth prayers, he ble
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1132 girl straightaway grew well, / and, in a marvellous manner, the w
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1141 pain for forty nights, / cold, and unable to rise up from the be
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1146 / so that she should drink it and anoint her aching limbs. / When
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1148 e coursed through her joints / and her sickness disappeared with
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1150 hoped-for health was granted / and then the woman straightaway r
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1151 up from the bed, unscathed, / and with renewed strength, she bo
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1152 a cup / to the blessed priest, and assiduously minsters to all / a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1153 d assiduously minsters to all / and, with her husband, she rendere
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1157 down by a deadly pestilence / and remained at the point of deat
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1161 preparing his funeral rites / and a coffin stood nearby in whic
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1165 n to bless the afflicted boy / and to pour forth prayers to the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1166 r his life. / Nor did the pious and merciful man rightly refuse w
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1168 iately visited the sick boy, / and blessed him, and, on returnin
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1169 saying: ‘Be well soon, boy, and get your strength back.’ / Af
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1170 Afterwards, when the a bishop and the noble were sitting down t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1172 ked for a cup to be fetched, / and his lord, delighted that he c
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1174 rose up healthy straightaway, and began to walk, / and entered t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1175 ightaway, and began to walk, / and entered the house where the n
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1176 oble and bishop were eating, / and said that he wanted to drink
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1177 rejoicing at their rejoicing, and drank and ate / and afterwards
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1178 rejoicing, and drank and ate / and afterwards he lived in health
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1185 ly put his faith in his hose / and gave it free rein, and burst
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1187 leapt over a certain ditch, / and at the mighty effort the youn
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1189 f the plain, / level with the s and and covered under the turf. /
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1191 hat plain. / He struck his head and hand in a terrible fall, / spl
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1192 litting the seams of his head and battering his brain. / Then he
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1194 en he lay utterly senseless, / and he was about to die, with his
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1196 the seventh hour of the day, / and he was carried home half-aliv
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1198 d awake all night in prayer, / and returned to see the sick man
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1199 placed his hand on his head, and blessed him, / and called out
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1200 n his head, and blessed him, / and called out a greeting to him
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1202 up as if from a heavy sleep / and, opening his eyes, he replied
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1203 ved father. / He soon recovered and regained his strength, / and t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1204 d and regained his strength, / and the following day rode away,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1209 l account the English peoples and their deeds. / After that afore
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1212 e seat of honour to another, / and sought out a monastery with d
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1213 monastery with devout heart, / and in that place he ended a life
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1214 ended a life befitting God, / and, then at least abandoning his
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1218 previously bishop’s deputy and abbot at York. / But afterwards
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1221 the highest rank of bishop, / and adorned the position by his m
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1225 tting for the holy services, / and covered the altars and crosse
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1226 ith gilded plates of silver: / and not wishing to hide treasure,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1232 by the urging of his teaching and his shining examples. / To som
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1235 eans. / He was generous in word and likewise in deed, and in the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1237 / welcomed, revered, honoured, and beloved by all. / But after tha
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1241 his whole mind to serve God, / and, giving himself utterly to the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1242 fe, / he abandoned the various and empty cares of the world. / And
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1243 and empty cares of the world. / And although stayed on earth in h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1247 ne his present life was over, / and he was carried over to heaven
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1258 the poor with devout heart, / and what lost on earth, he stored
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1260 t famous ruler of the church / and an outstanding teacher, vener
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1261 n his manners, just, affable, and / savage to the wicked, both g
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1262 ge to the wicked, both gentle and likewise severe. / He divided t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1263 severe. / He divided the nights and days in sacred turns, / prayin
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1264 d turns, / praying unceasingly and assiduously through the long
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1267 essed them with silver, gems, and gold, / hanging silken coverin
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1269 erings with foreign figures, / and he himself consecrated righte
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1275 he royal rule of the people, / and he expanded the borders of hi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1278 ruled over in harmony by king and bishop: / one the rule of the c
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1290 merits by the name of Bede, / and, closing his eyes on the prese
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1292 focused intensely on books, / and attended to sacred studies wi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1297 , he sought out a pilgrimage / and died in exile within the bord
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1298 ders of the city of Langres, / and there that blessed man was bu
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1300 d to be / utterly uncorrupted, and was brought back from there t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1302 rought up in that monastery, / and he adorned his tender years w
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1305 rking with energetic intent, / and in this way he progressed so
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1308 volumes of sacred Scripture, / and he also described the art of
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1310 d the courses, places, times, and laws of the stars, / as well as
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1312 books in brilliant speech;, / and he also sang very many poems
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1322 with a calm mind, now guard / and guide our craft through the o
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1323 among the monsters of the sea and the mountainous waves, / so th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1326 / hedged in by bristling crags and steep confines, / where the ba
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1331 sly repulsed the enemy camps / and the darts of the wicked, alwa
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1332 ons of the Cross, the helmet, and the shield of faith. / Indeed,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1334 at a certain time was alone / and intent on his prayers, medita
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1335 y he heard a horrible clamour and shouting / like that of a mult
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1342 bosom / with a gentle embrace and immediately asked it / what it
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1343 it / what it was, why it fled, and what wrong it had done. To hi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1346 y arms a woman’s breasts, . / and while I lived in the flesh I
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1354 angry at the insult to Peter, / and said as follows: ‘Behold: I
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1356 erer I say to you, you savage and cruel tyrant, / you shall not
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1359 threw himself on the ground / and tearfully made supplication t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1369 buoyed up by the sea-billows / and walked over the water with dr
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1370 ver the water with dry feet, / and as if he were treading a fiel
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1387 souls escape / worldly billows and enter the harbour of salvatio
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1389 also shone Echa, a venerable / and holy hermit, who pursued in t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1395 back / to the end of the poem, and the deeds of my own teacher,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1398 e after Egbert. / He was a good and just man, generous, pious, an
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1400 / a leader, teacher, defender, and disciple of the church, / a cu
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1413 l of things,, / captivated him and carried him to the highest su
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1416 m very distinguished parents / and through their care he was soo
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1417 nded over to sacred studies, / and when he was a boy, he was pla
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1422 he grew in merits, in years, and in wise mind, / and became a h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1423 in years, and in wise mind, / and became a holy deacon in the a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1425 performed this office well, / and as a respectable young man th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1427 holy merits. / Then, as a pious and wise teacher and likewise pri
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1430 elated by the rule of blood, / and by whom he was marked him as
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1431 efender of the whole clergy, / and likewise promoted as a teache
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1433 diverse streams / of learning and the diverse dew of study: / di
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1435 e the art of grammatical rule / and pouring upon others a backflo
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1439 nd forth the Castalian pipe, / and run over the peaks of Parnass
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1441 of heaven, the labours of sun and moon, / the five zones of the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1443 ws of the stars, their rising and setting likewise, / the moveme
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1444 the air, the quaking of ocean and earth, / the natures of men an
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1445 nd earth, / the natures of men and cattle, of birds and wild bea
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1446 ld beasts, / the diverse forms and varied shapes of numbers. / He
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1449 plain / the depths of the Fresh and Ancient Law [Old and New Test
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1451 , taught them, nurtured them, and loved them. / For that reason t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1457 lands / something new in books and studies to bring back with hi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1461 / received everywhere by kings and men of rank, / to the extent t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1468 ed to take on pastoral care, / and was made archbishop at the in
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1470 of rank by his holy merits, / and was found to be a good shephe
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1473 f Christ from any direction, / and he provided them with the nou
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1474 sacred Word, / so that thirst and hunger should not afflict the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1477 ulders to the Lord’s fold, / and those unwilling to follow him
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1478 / he pursued with the terrors and scourges of the law. / Nor, bei
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1482 e both things: a wise teacher and a pious priest, / increasing t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1492 e bishop built a great altar / and covered it with silver, jewel
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1493 nd likewise gold everywhere, / and dedicated it in the name of S
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1497 eat vessels, with nine tiers. / And at the altar he erected the l
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1498 lofty standard of the cross / and he covered it entirely with v
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1499 s. / Everything was very large, and built with a beautiful design
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1501 r. / But he built another altar and decked it out / with unalloyed
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1502 it out / with unalloyed silver and precious stones, / he dedicate
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1503 e dedicated it to the martyrs and likewise to the Cross. / He ord
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1508 was already begun, completed, and consecrated. / This exceedingly
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1511 outstanding panelled ceilings and windows. / It gleams beautifull
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1514 ies with different ceilings, / and has thirty altars with differ
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1516 ilt / by two students, Eanbald and Alcuin, both / harmoniously fo
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1522 / a bishop faultless in merits and full of days, / gladly handed
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1524 s beloved protégé / Eanbald, and sought out a place of retreat
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1528 ached himself to his father, / and who was accustomed to thirst
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1532 nce of the church, treasure, l and , and money, / and to the other
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1533 , treasure, land, and money, / and to the other pursuit of learn
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1541 / what father Jerome believed and Hilary, / bishop Ambrose, like
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1542 Ambrose, likewise Augustine, and / Saint Athanasius himself, wh
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1544 the most high Gregory taught and Pope Leo, / whatever Basil and
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1545 and Pope Leo, / whatever Basil and Fulgentius caused to shine, /
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1546 d to shine, / Cassiodorus too, and John Chrysostom; / whatever Al
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1548 the master, / what Victorinus and Boethius wrote, / and the anci
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1549 ctorinus and Boethius wrote, / and the ancient historians Pompey
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1550 ny, / astute Aristotle himself and Tully [Cicero] the mighty rhe
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1552 imself sings; / Alcimus Avitus and Prudentius, Prosper of Aquita
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1556 tical art wrote; / what Probus and Focas, Donatus and Priscian,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1557 / Servius, Eutyches, Pompeius and Cominianus. / You will find th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1559 tstanding in learning, skill, and style, / who wrote very many v
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1564 his life, filled with merits, and mature in years. / Two years an
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1565 nd mature in years. / Two years and four months likewise / after h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1567 ls, this shepherd, patriarch, and teacher / passed gladly and bl
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1568 h, and teacher / passed gladly and blessedly into the ethereal h
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1575 f that archbishop, our father and teacher? / What a black day tha
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1578 ighed down with tears, exile, and harsh difficulty, / but it ren
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1579 rendered him to his homeland and father above, / freed from tea
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1580 ve, / freed from tears, exile, and harsh difficulty. / Christ was
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1581 hrist was his love, his drink and food, Christ his everything;
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1587 the clergy, the people, young and old, / taking care to bury hon
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1591 t you as leader we are bereft and tossed by countless waves, / u
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1593 deserve to reach. / While sun and night yield to each other, wh
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1596 s clouds, / your honour, fame, and praises will always remain! /
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1600 red, still sing a few verses / and touch briefly on what happene
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1601 t happened when I was a boy, / and which I also happened to be p
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1608 uddenly filled that building / and along with the light there ca
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1609 te clothing, / shining of face and splendid, with handsome beari
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1610 endid, with handsome bearing. / And he raised up with gentle word
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1611 n down / with excessive terror and he showed him an open book. / T
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1612 n book. / The young man read it and, after he closed the book, tha
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1615 isitor suddenly disappeared, / and not long after this, some mon
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1617 / He was sick for a long time, and lay with death in the balance
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1620 then suddenly / snatched away, and his empty body remained. / But
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1621 t after a space, he returned, and moved his limbs again, / and t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1622 , and moved his limbs again, / and told me that someone had led
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1624 saw many rejoicing, / unknown and known likewise; / but he espec
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1627 k him up in gentle embraces, / and wanted to keep him with them
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1631 the brothers / will die today and you have seen his dwelling-pl
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1637 tilence of ravaging illness, / and at once in that illness he pr
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1638 all now die of this sickness, and I shall abandon the confines
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1640 e great force of pain grew, / and brought the young man to his
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1641 inal hour. / While he was dying and began to convey his soul with
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1643 een keeping watch, / an honest and truthful man, saw from the lo
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1644 n descending, radiant of face and dress, / and he soon placed hi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1645 , radiant of face and dress, / and he soon placed his mouth on t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1646 the mouth of the dying man, / and rather pleasantly embraced in
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1650 through the ocean’s waves / and dark channels, have rightly b
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1653 red me as her own protégé, / and reverently raised me from my
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1654 d me from my earliest years, / and therefore it is for her that
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1655 rning her own bishops, kings, and saints. / Likewise it is to th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1657 er our vessel by their merits and prayers / from the whirlpool o
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord P 4 us deeds / of that great bishop and gracious prelate, Willibrord,
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord P 9 rifles for Christ’s temple. / and I ask that you generously acc
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord P 10 cept them with a kindly mind, / and request pardon, I pray, for m
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord P 20 s gracious buildings the hair and skins of goats. / Nonetheless t
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 1 3 ewd in tongue, alert in mind, and fervent in action, / to you, ha
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 1 5 France, in the time of Pepin: / and fertile Britain, his mother,
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 1 12 ranks, received him joyfully, / and then asked him to water the p
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 2 3 , homesteads, or cross-roads, and everywhere / he always scattere
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 2 6 flame of faith was lit again, / and dark night departed far from
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 2 7 from that part of the world, / and every day impious temples of
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 2 8 f idols were brought to ruin, / and Christ resounded in the mouth
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 3 4 such a teacher of salvation, / and he thought it better to send
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 3 7 / so that he might be a bishop and highest priest in the church.
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 4 3 ld the apostolic hall, / a good and wise man, second to none in p
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 4 6 im. / An angel came from heaven and foretold to him, / “Behold, a
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 4 10 eat him with a gracious mind, / and soon you will consecrate him
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 5 2 sented to the angelic advice, / and treated the servant of God wi
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 5 6 by the fatherly name Clement; / and handed over to him whatever t
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 6 3 ngthened by the highest gift, / and the whole people received him
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 6 5 salvation flowing with honey, / and these the splendid father fre
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 6 7 h the heavenly dew of Christ, / and wherever the pious priest cam
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 6 10 God / the cities, the villages and towns, the countryside. / / # / N
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 8 2 ouls / from those very nations, and he performed certain miracles
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 8 3 miracles / through his servant, and after he returned in peace, / k
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 8 6 ing it accessible, but always and everywhere he encouraged ever
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 8 7 d everyone / with pious advice; and when Pepin completed / the time
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 9 1 ft his realms to Charles. / / # / And he soon nobly ruled the royal
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 9 3 ign nations / through triumphs, and he even beat the Frisians in
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 9 5 his iron chariots over them, / and he also took control of their
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 10 2 nging them the words of life, and he dipped in holy baptism / tho
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 10 4 he nourishing gifts of faith, / and the light had risen on a peop
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 11 2 a see in the city of Utrecht, / and the whole nation of the Frisi
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 11 4 les to eternal God were built and flourished, / and faithful teac
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 11 5 od were built and flourished, / and faithful teachers were establ
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 11 9 Christ might be abundant food and drink for all. / This, this was
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 12 2 in of souls to the Thunderer, / and that he might go willingly to
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 12 6 heepfold with deserved names, / and wherever the pious preacher o
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 12 8 ment to the teacher’s deeds and words. / / # / He performed very
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 13 2 miracles through his servant, / and it is not desirable to run th
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 13 4 ls with a hastening plectrum, / and attach headings to a few of h
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 13 5 a few of his deeds in poetry, / and send my reader to the prose f
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 13 8 , his ancestry, life, habits, and kind mind, / and a heart, alway
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 13 9 life, habits, and kind mind, / and a heart, always devoted to Go
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 13 10 t all hours, / meditating night and day on holy Law. / / # / Behold,
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 14 4 his, was inflamed with anger, / and he struck the bishop’s head
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 14 8 him from death. / He was seized and, soon after, he finally suffer
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 14 9 uffered wretched punishments; / and after three days he ended a b
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 15 5 to stop them from continuing, / and shouting out very many insult
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 15 6 ny insults against the saint; / and he also increased the offence
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 16 4 producing nothing but barren s and , / and where no sweet stream of
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 16 9 op shut himself inside alone, / and, kneeling, poured out bitter t
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 16 12 m which the companions drank, and carried with them / as much as
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 17 2 f God / twelve wretches in rags and lacking bread; / and when he sa
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 17 3 es in rags and lacking bread; / and when he saw them, the pious p
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 17 5 flask, attendants, bring it, / and mix it for the men: the most
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 18 3 h had been properly completed / and a greeting had been sent in t
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 18 5 the seats of the holy house, / and also entered the store-room,
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 18 7 el contained hardly any wine, / and the servant of Christ blessed
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 18 13 etly to the venerable father, / and the pious bishop gave him ord
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 19 5 beforehand / about his arrival, and so he did not have any cups o
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 19 9 with them. / to various places, and he blessed them, and said, /
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 19 12 ease the wine.” / It was done and turned out so, and behold, th
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 5 man began to beat the horses and force them from the meadows, /
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 6 force them from the meadows, / and the pious priest spoke to him
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 9 e as a guest at our banquets, / and drink with us, and let us alw
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 15 the Lord proceeded willingly, / and the wicked rich man returned
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 16 man returned to his own home; / and suddenly, thirst inflamed him
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 17 d him with overwhelming heat, / and he furiously asked his servan
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 20 pat out / the drink of Bacchus, and he burned all over with breat
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 23 recognized his wicked offence / and that he was suffering torment
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 26 n the following year arrived, / and the wretch came up to him and
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 27 fessed his bitter punishment, / and the pious man forgave him for
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 28 tever he had done against him / and offered him a drink himself w
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 21 2 lls thick with towers, / Trier, and it is also surrounded with ho
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 21 4 peoples keep watch / as one day and night with praises of the Lor
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 21 7 denly afflicted very greatly, / and through it final death had sn
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 21 10 ope in the servant of Christ, and they summoned him / with tears
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 21 12 n. / But that pious father came and fulfilled the women’s wishe
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 21 13 lfilled the women’s wishes, / and their nourishing hope did not
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 21 15 plague straightaway receded, / and they rendered praise to the L
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 22 3 t incursions of a dark demon, / and a dread spirit tormented it w
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 22 4 nted it with various terrors, / and not only with an empty illusi
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 22 6 any times it snatched clothes and food from hands / and cast them
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 22 7 d clothes and food from hands / and cast them into flames; the dr
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 22 9 lying in its parents’ arms, / and tried to send it, screaming,
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 22 14 d this plague by holy prayers / and sent a blessed stream upon th
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 22 19 ouse of longed-for salvation, / and remember to fortify it quickl
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 22 21 ve the plague of the serpent, / and your whole beloved house will
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 23 3 g of events then proved true; / and at this time the son of Duke
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 23 5 aptism, as his father wished, / and concerning him the prophet pr
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 23 9 adening its borders both here and there with mighty victories.
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 24 2 decent, / outstanding in morals and vigorous in every deed, / pious
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 24 3 n heart, gentle to the humble and harsh to the proud, / a comfort
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 24 7 riest completed eight decades / and twelve months, and then indee
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 24 9 d over to the hall of heaven, / and was joined to the angelic thr
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 24 10 gelic throngs, blessed always / and praising Christ together with
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 25 7 in suddenly began to stretch, / and it fitted itself to the shape
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 27 1 father, shepherd, patriarch, and priest / rests happy in his own
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 27 9 eir wicked crimes with tears, / and who go away glad, set free th
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 28 5 joy eternal light with Christ and the saints, / as the light, whi
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 30 3 uishing for seven long years, / and she could not move her wastin
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 30 5 om her chest. / She was carried and lay before the body of God’
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 30 8 hrough the servant of Christ, and that very hope did not deceiv
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 30 10 an lightly through her limbs, / and a fiery heat flowed through h
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 30 11 lowed through her open veins, / and famous vigour returned to all
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 30 13 n her whole body to strength, / and rejoicing that she was runnin
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 31 3 ws barely stuck to his bones, / and likewise the limbs of his aff
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 31 5 it rolled this way, now that, and left and right: / he also often
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 31 10 e mighty bishop were resting, / and he was pouring out bitter tea
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 31 12 mpassionate Christ heard him, / and revivified health ran through
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 31 13 lth ran throughout his limbs: / and the flexible arrangement of s
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 31 14 gement of sinews grew strong, / and force and vigour crept into t
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 31 15 marrow. / While people stood by and with everyone watching, / he wa
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 31 16 g, / he was suddenly made well, and strong in strength / he went he
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 31 19 health; praise be to Christ, and glory always. / / # / There was a
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 32 2 he altar with a corrupt mind, / and he secretly stole the gifts o
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 32 9 on from the unspeakable sin, / and the unhappy man perished, des
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 32 11 revealed the impious thefts, / and showed where he had hidden ev
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 32 13 de praise, / among the brothers and the people, when they saw tha
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 33 4 rtile Britain was his mother, / and the fatherland of the Irish w
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 33 6 ed him, revered him, held him / and keeps his buried limbs right
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 33 8 n generation, engendered him: / and he was a holy man, wise and u
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 33 11 t learn what he was like too, / and from how holy a root of his p
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 5 n it is new. / It began to grow and, little by little, to fill out
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 11 had seen could mean for her; / and she revealed all these things
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 14 ed these things in his heart, / and he understood the visions fro
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 18 you saw the small moon grow, / and you saw the whole of the horn
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 20 with your husband that night, / and you are bringing forth new li
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 23 ill be an outstanding teacher and a future prelate. / He will shi
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 25 w light-bringer to our world, / and those peoples whom blind dark
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 28 er that the prophet had said, / and the outcome of events proved
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 29 oy was born from that mother, and once he had been bathed in ba
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 31 ord. / His life, faith, morals, and learning / have already been ou
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 34 e evil pleasures of the world / and desired to serve God with min
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 40 greater things with his mind, / and desired to walk alone the roa
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 44 might gather heavenly flowers / and be free from the evil worries
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 46 ing more in his merits by day and by night; / he endured to the e
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 51 iant trophies on his servant, / and a certain grace of the compas
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 60 father’s life, / which always and everywhere pleased the high-t
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 62 of salvation to many people, / and was witness of the inclinatio
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 63 erved this servant of Christ, and the whole people / throughout h
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 66 outstanding in morals, gentle and pious of speech. / Afterwards,
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 69 very many gifts for himself, / and soon, full of merits, years,
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 72 passed to the heavenly hall, / and took possession of joys witho
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 74 a church / which had been built and stood next to the sea-shore, /
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 75 stood next to the sea-shore, / and shines consecrated with the
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 77 ous mother of Christ our God, / and in that place we well believe
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 80 / the king of heaven, the Lord and God, / you bore in the shelter
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 84 gster, has sung these verses, / and for him I ask any who reads t
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 1 4 a sacred victory; / here Peter and Paul, the lights of the murky
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 1 13 scorching the evils of life! / And you, the greatest teacher, wh
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 1 18 the voices of those praying / and as a protector to the fearful
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 1 19 your right hand / who frequent and visit the sacred threshold of
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 1 21 , / flowing from liberal piety and the heavenly font: / which sha
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 2 3 uards this hall of the Lord: / and to her the heights of new chu
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 2 4 e consecrated to be revered, / and fresh banners rise up with sa
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 2 8 y inspiration ! / Splendid lady and sacred virgin mother: / hear m
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 2 11 aces with irrigating streams / and, on bended leg, pound the eart
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 2 13 lowing stream of their tears / and obliterate the evils of life
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 2 22 elling with a heavenly surge, and also a quivering dove. / And t
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 2 23 , and also a quivering dove. / And to her the prescient messenge
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 2 25 et an offspring for the ages / and as a mother about to give bir
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 2 30 ill grant you shade, virgin. / And after this had been said the
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 1 orld from its wretched stain / and, once crucified, wiped out its
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 6 bandoned the world’s wealth and the control of things / by gra
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 11 gdom for the name of Christ; / and nonetheless, he had previousl
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 12 waged war in three battles, / and likewise had concluded his co
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 16 ough his resplendent merits, / and was led to the summits of hea
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 18 his place a man famed in war and weapons, / King Cædwalla, a p
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 19 Cædwalla, a powerful keeper and heir of the realm. / But, soon
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 20 , soon abandoning the kingdom and power of the world, / he ploug
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 22 ng waters with a curved keel / and traversed the watery plains o
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 26 t, / hemmed in by snowy stacks and mountain peaks. / The clemency
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 28 ome rejoiced in his arrival; / and likewise the clergy of the ch
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 37 took up the splendid reign, / and folk acclaim him with the pro
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 38 with the proper name of Ine; / and he now duly rules over the ki
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 44 e rejoicing this present day / and let us sing hymns in turn to
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 46 successive festive periods, / and cycles of years will revolve
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 48 the ear with sweet harmonies / and the singing of psalms ring ou
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 50 precentor frequently resound / and shake lofty peak with its son
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 52 derer with concordant voice, / and let the throng of nuns call o
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 53 s! / Let us all proclaim hymns and psalms / and responds appropri
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 54 ll proclaim hymns and psalms / and responds appropriate to the f
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 56 companiment of the psaltery; / and let us strive to strain the l
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 59 new temple with their voice, / and let each male or female reade
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 66 ary returns in its sequence, / and the venerable altars are abla
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 72 ows with its twisted threads / and offers a beautiful covering f
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 73 vering for the sacred altar. / And a golden chalice gleams cover
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 75 ines set with burning stars; / and there stands an expansive pat
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 77 we are nourished by the body and sacred blood of Christ. / Here
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 79 he cross made from tawny gold / and with the metal likewise adorn
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 85 ed to the unbegotten father, / and let glory be offered no less
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.1 1 no less to the begotten son, / and may the Holy Ghost receive co
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.1 6 aching throughout the world, / and it stands rightly written in
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.1 14 fishing from a curved boat. / And he trod on foot the blue wate
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.1 17 ed down the surging streams. / And his shadow offered a remedy t
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.1 22 s as well as in both thighs; / and he quickly ordered him, whom
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.1 28 g them out into dark shadows / and freeing the Roman people from
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.1 30 ery lofty top of a new tower / and, crowned with laurel leaf, he
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.1 33 round, with shattered bones; / and yielded victory in battle to
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.1 34 victory in battle to Peter. / And he, fixed on the cross rejoic
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.1 36 ous wounds of a cruel sword. / And God, the omnipotent judge, ca
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 5 eds with his fruitful words: / and from him a holy crop grew in
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 6 in the furrow of the world. / And God called down to him, an un
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 8 / So when he was submerged day and night under the surging the s
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 11 to the third peak of heaven, / and with his mind he saw the sple
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 14 he girl the spirit departed, / and fleeing far off, it disappear
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 17 tered into his very innards. / And did he not rightly deprives t
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 19 ored a sick man, lame in legs and calves, / whom fate had former
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 23 as afflicting: / a torrid heat and wintry chill were inflaming h
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 24 try chill were inflaming him / and likewise a shameful pain was
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 34 ed martyrdom with red blood, / and the purple gore ran in a stre
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.4 9 a long time / the ancient rites and ghastly shrines of the dreadf
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.5 9 struggling against the shore / and the net-bearing boat, and, to
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.5 17 are now written on parchment and read throughout the world. / T
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.6 4 h with its patched vaulting. / And he, after he touched the woun
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.6 7 bt / of his blessed companions and had carried on an incorrect b
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.6 20 hen Thomas won its salvation / and believed in Christ, who gover
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.7 1 gapes open of its own accord / and all corpses rise from ancient
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.7 3 was born of Christ’s aunt / and was strengthened by the bles
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.7 9 e people in frequent speech. / And on his knees he was said to h
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.7 20 the destruction of Jerusalem and the ruin of its people, / when
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.7 25 crowds / hemmed in by ramparts and enclosed within the prison of
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.7 27 an butchered her tender son; / and moreover, skewered him to be
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.7 35 s inhabitants doomed to die; / and moreover, another hundred tho
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.8 1 e of iron spared, neglected, / and escaped death through the sca
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.8 8 f light in their dark hearts / and serving with a twisted order
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.9 1 death through fatal destiny; / and the altar consecrated to him
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.9 14 bloody garland of martyrdom / and, marked with the stigma of Chr
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.10 1 Christ, he follows the Lord; / and the altar venerated for him w
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.10 7 h from the fount of Paradise / and revealing the hidden mysterie
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.10 12 gated with their pure streams and crystal-clear moisture / the r
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.10 13 ear moisture / the red flowers and the flourishing meadows on th
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.10 19 had tallied up the forebears and ancestors of Christ, / from wh
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.11 6 kingdom by a heavenly path. / And his sacred altar will be pres
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.11 7 in this church / until the sky and the earth and the streams of
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.11 9 flicker in the final sparks, / and the mass of the earth, the mo
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.11 10 ains and the hills dissolve, / and the structure of creation mel
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.12 7 tyrant of Tartarus to death / and emerged rejoicing from the da
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.12 25 , converted the savage races / and barbarous realms of the Pontu
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.13 3 whom the world was converted and believed in the high-throned
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.13 6 reduce the weight of my sins / and, granting forgiveness, may abs
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 5 3 ine is guarded by Matthias , / and he is said to have been one o
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 5 8 peak of his apostolic glory, / and poured out his stinking bowel
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 1 o / / Reader, Catholic Protector and heroic Hostage: / spurred by y
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 3 f hymns I have sung this song and fulfilled what I agreed, / just
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 7 ng grass, / the mighty elements and the misshapen masses / shake be
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 13 ct, began to rage in the air, / and, having burst their restraints
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 14 , having gained their liberty and cast off their bondage, / their
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 15 lasts, immediately scattered, and to which books / have granted
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 20 e blazing lamps of Titan set, / and since those blasts were not r
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 21 rupted earth began to tremble and the uprooted oaks / began to f
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 22 ks / began to fall, with crown and roots disturbed at once. / No
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 29 n free from the fog of night, / and their beautiful smoothness be
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 30 y are grimly covered by shade and dread clouds. / So with the o
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 47 s of cloud obscure the skies; / and yet lightning flashes widely
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 51 he shingle, / where the assault and aggression of the winds assai
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 54 he ocean with its mighty bulk and savage flood-tides / began to p
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 65 elebrate the melody of Matins and the psalmody of the Divine Of
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 69 Amidst these massive storms and tempestuous terrors / our hear
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 72 ith horrid-sounding crashings and smashings. / Then, finally, t
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 77 win leaps / through the sloping and slippery aspects of uneven co
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 79 Yet when the black darkness and obscurity had passed, / and the
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 80 ess and obscurity had passed, / and their cloak was fading with t
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 91 uel wind caused violations. / And unless the solemn feast-day o
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 99 ! / Glory to the unbegotten God and to the begotten son / ruling he
ALDHELM.CarmVirg Praefatio 2 s now acclaim chaste recruits / and let the virgin receive praise
ALDHELM.CarmVirg Praefatio 11 om. / Lord, owning all, shaper, and maker of the world, / confer on
ALDHELM.CarmVirg Praefatio 13 s wretches certain assistance / and do not leave us to be thrust
ALDHELM.CarmVirg Praefatio 27 h heaven throughout the world / and whose lightning likewise fill
ALDHELM.CarmVirg Praefatio 28 / the one called King of Kings and Prince of peoples throughout
ALDHELM.CarmVirg Praefatio 34 ived with perpetual flowering / and God’s help right here in th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 5 ale greenery with rosy bloom, / and also hold back the sapphire s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 9 fields with a cooling spring / and swells the corn’s husks wit
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 11 that Titan decorates the day and Cynthia the night), / who adorn
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 16 ngs, piping with their beaks, / and proclaim the creator with var
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 17 th varied voices; / you, kindly and merciful, grant me aid that b
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 22 ence of my book to have said, / and as my little book once procla
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 23 se. / I do not ask for verses and phrases from the rustic Muses
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 30 en up Helicon now, goddesses, and stir my songs!’ / But I shall
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 36 e kindly spirit of the Father and the Son / mercifully deign to g
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 47 issue forth virginal praise, / and let the clauses and phrases o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 59 the people wanted to proceed / and lay low the innocent ass with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 61 eign to form a shape of earth and inspire this / brute chest with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 63 who augment minds with skills and lips with words, / so that for
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 67 songs of the lyre’s chords / and desires something better than
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 69 once accompanied the psalms, / and is keen to feed the mind with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 70 the mind with a mighty melody / and refuses to be content with li
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 81 astens the locks of the word, / and with the torches of Scriptur
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 86 tripartite parts of the world / and strives on earth to purchase
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 89 in wedlock’s permitted law, / and endeavour through all the str
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 91 here follows another category and second degree of the chaste, /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 92 g been married spurn marriage and sever / the restraints of luxur
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 105 an constrain wicked failings, / and, in overcoming, shatter the en
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 109 he gates of the heavenly hall and the thresholds of life, / thos
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 122 he bonds of the marriage-bed, / and take away their own temptatio
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 126 he one who ties marital bonds / and does not entirely tramp down
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 128 ion of offspring / in the world and to produce a progeny of kin. /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 130 concern for modesty enflames / and whose hearts a love of purity
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 131 ntract an agreement of spirit and chaste flesh, / just as divine
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 136 flesh do not assail the soul; / and a maidservant over-rule her m
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 152 now dwells rightly in you.’ / And it is an ungodly deed to poll
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 158 s the substance of tawny gold and gleaming metal, / with which th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 163 ses all tinges of crimson dye / and likewise in its redness scarl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 169 emerges at the leafy palm-top / and fruit will burst from of dry
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 171 red in the squalid sea-oyster / and surpasses its mother with its
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 172 other with its own splendour; / and as the base sand beneath the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 179 oduces huge bunches of grapes / and the vineyard-worker strips t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 195 ies bloom in fertile furrows, / and the rose with bloody petal gr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 197 he wrestler who wins strongly / and the winner in the circus-cont
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 199 rebel flesh has been defeated / and the throngs of the wicked lai
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 202 adorned by poetry’s praise / and the life of the chaste become
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 211 together from scraped leather / and willow-wood or made with a th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 217 midst / when the clouds scatter and the parched upper air grows h
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 225 ries to ravage grains of corn and the furrows / of the pleasant f
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 228 rs of the peacock glow golden / and its smooth circles glow redde
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 229 t bird, whose handsome beauty and golden loveliness / goes far be
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 233 nt men tell us: / it is a sign and symbol of the virginity that
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 239 ng the sweet savour of nectar and honey. / In the same way, I say
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 243 oin the covenant of matrimony / and live justly by the rule of ch
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 246 fathers led a splendid life, / and proclaimed the future gifts o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 252 d very many miracles on earth / and pronounced God’s secret pro
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 256 mes of bonfires / to be burned, and he had likewise driven to the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 262 be denied to the dying plants / and the thirsty meadow would not
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 263 ive any nourishment of water. / And then with his assent he burst
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 265 copiously from the dusky sky / and the earth might burgeon again
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 268 rdered that prophet to ascend / and enter into the golden heights
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 271 cestors throughout the world, / and the horde of future descendan
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 279 up from their gloomy graves, / and the closed-up tombs throughou
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 280 cord, / when the trumpet blasts and the clear call of the trump r
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 287 ed the shrines of pagan gods; / and the Holy Spirit will enrich h
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 293 amour, / were keen to castigate and criticize the holy prophet, / h
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 295 / for speaking like scoundrels and saying that his head was bald
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 297 his saints with awful wrath / and rightly strikes sinners with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 304 le life under undefiled laws, / and heavenly foretellings from on
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 306 what was cloaked in obscurity / and he was able in understanding
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 307 eaven’s innermost secrets . / and God sanctified him as pure in
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 310 are the oracles of a prophet: / and it is about him that the heav
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 314 ar down the demon’s kingdom and likewise / the tyrant’s rule
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 316 he strength of the Thunderer; / and might establish and build the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 325 rished as a perpetual virgin, / and that he established for us a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 326 pattern of blessed virginity / and pointed out a mirror of life
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 341 of which touched the clouds, / and underneath hosts of birds and
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 348 wandered in the thorny groves / and, as long as he felt the scorch
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 349 rer’s chastisement, / bristly and shaggy he would seek the myrt
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 350 nt, having been made demented and a companion for four-footed b
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 353 suffered the crisis of death; / and likewise with a bloody death
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 357 rsel into its horrendous maw; / and when the cruel beast choked d
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 360 en though he might experience and tolerate the torments of the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 364 imprisoned / by cruel torturers and thrust into a dark pit. / In th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 371 mmon people / to worship a deaf and dumb image of metal. / Then a t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 375 he horn / so that, genuflecting and on bended knee, the common pe
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 400 ance / the forest food of honey and the bodies of locusts; / he des
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 406 precursor grew to be an adult / and had matured to prophetic age,
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 415 the Baptist, shone brightly, / and is forever known as the messe
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 417 her had lacked a fecund body, / and for a long time her womb grew
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 421 egotten son of the Thunderer. / And so, John, being pure, cleanse
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 422 ure without the stain of sin, / and in the river’s flow he dipp
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 424 waters of the undulating sea / and granted the gifts of birth wi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 427 rom the blue surface of water / and with devout paces stepped ont
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 429 nes of heaven above opened up / and the skies on high thundered,
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 440 e endured the filth of prison and gloomy pits lacking light whi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 447 forthwith with flowing blood / and bore to the banquet of people
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 461 st beloved by merciful Christ and reclined upon his breast of. /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 464 stomach with eternal streams, / and he kept the blooming conditio
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 475 onorous harmony in their ears / and likewise the mute loosened th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 483 of the old law to hold sway, / and to prefer the rites of the an
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 495 he punishments of the guilty. / and he was the one whom the fathe
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 496 ned from his citadel on high; and Paul, pressed in with darknes
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 497 aul, pressed in with darkness / and lacking bright light, fell on
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 501 man was an outstanding doctor and teacher of the world, / convert
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 504 keness of a four-footed calf; / and he wrote lucid doctrines in h
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 507 nded in the royalty’s glory / and took on being born in our own
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 511 , / when incomprehensible chaos and the stunning confusion of thi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 520 the offences of sinning souls / and the crime of wickedness, whic
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 530 he seed of the heavenly word, / and granted the holy beginnings o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 533 tantly teaching the teachings / and often planting the divine pre
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 535 ment observed / his aged parent and his own full brothers, / whom P
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 538 of the world in angelic nets, / and drew them up to the stars of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 542 s living in the city of Rome: / and this holy man governed the su
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 546 ining it with strong shackles and iron chains; / previously the d
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 562 t sanctuaries of wicked gods, / and strove after the more potent
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 564 ark of the saviour’s blood; / and proclaimed the perpetual triu
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 573 pons, / he was granted his wish and straightaway conquered all in
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 574 away conquered all in combat; / and, as if facing mastiffs gnashin
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 582 the ground bereft of breath, / and a mighty clamour from the cro
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 588 s cadaver, / prostrate in death and, having cast off its restricti
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 593 o the time he passed his time and attained a heavenly life. / A
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 595 examined / certain forebodings and dreams of things to come. / For
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 597 ather-bed mattress, / he looked and saw by chance in his swooning
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 599 d in appearance, / hunched over and walking shakily with tremblin
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 600 shakily with trembling limbs; / and on top of this, the bitter fa
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 601 famous priest Silvester spoke and ordered Constantine the ruler
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 606 enance of old age / had sullied and, although she lay stiff as a c
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 608 face. / The ruler observed her, and rejoicing wreathes her with a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 610 ith a garland of yellow gold, / and he also adorns her with the w
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 613 iful virgin. / Then Helen spoke and taught the ruler about what w
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 614 ning everything in the dream, and addressing the emperor as fol
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 615 : / ‘She will always be yours and will escape the end of death /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 617 ages burn in dread flames.’ / And after the emperor became terr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 618 h bed, / pale, unable to sleep, and gripped in fear of the dream.
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 626 ting, punished his spare body / and for seven days he refused ric
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 628 Christ the Lord. / Night fell and surrounded the world with its
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 629 world with its dark covering / and embraced the earth with its d
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 638 lofty heights have grown old / and now, with the citadel crumbli
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 639 und. / The barricades fall away and the parapets totter, / decay br
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 640 ets totter, / decay breaks them and tired old age destroys them. /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 648 he barricades with red slate. / And there your offspring will rei
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 650 to reign, / where their progeny and the ancestors of their ancest
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 653 e teachings of kindly Christ, / and he preserved the assurance of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 659 ild’s face, amazing to say, / and even they crowded around his
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 662 mouth of the one lying there; / and were eager to return again in
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 682 he, brought alms to the poor and a cloak to the needy / being de
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 689 o root out their wicked rites / and believe in Christ, creator an
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 692 he shrines of guilty tyrants, / and straightaway, once the decept
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 700 underworld of burning death, / and also, granting the gifts of l
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 711 ught forth venerable fathers, / and from their number there stand
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 714 ining the association of body and a chaste mind. / For at one tim
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 717 glowing with virginal bloom, / and seeing them, he shuddered wit
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 728 , carries the name of Wisdom; / and we have been sent here from t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 732 t law in his divine teaching, / and from that there proceeded the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 737 d of brothers may be adorned, / and the compacts of a just mind m
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 741 brought into being the earth / and established the four-cornered
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 759 to pluck contemplative fruits / and were able constantly to serve
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 761 nly kingdom / to spurn delights and turn from worldly wealth, / to
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 762 wealth, / to pursue the heights and also beware steep places, / sin
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 766 es for deep Hell without end. / And as for whoever prefers to kno
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 768 one shone forth in the world, / and in what way he cured the body
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 774 likewise famed for his signs and recognized above the skies / an
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 775 nd recognized above the skies / and in all the realms where the l
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 782 grim torture should die down / and the world would once again gr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 784 ished him in a tight retreat, / and he made use of leaves instead
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 787 ’s gravel shortly produced, / and poured the water back into a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 790 s laid down their fierceness, and paid him obeisance, / wolves to
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 793 t, / for ten times eleven years and three. / Then finally, rightly
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 800 rejoicing in a famous name ; / and the world as it is celebrati
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 802 to match his master’s mark / and indeed to replicate the guide
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 814 throughout the glassy plains, / and the swelling deep did not rec
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 816 th their wavy masses dominate / and spurned their proper coastlin
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 819 the face of the swollen flood / and tremulously they requested pr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 834 guish with reasonable balance / and acknowledge that fleshly impu
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 842 the time when Rome flourished and maintained control of the wor
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 857 which surpass measured amount and number, because of the mass o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 860 upplied the deaf with hearing and the lame with steps; / fortifyi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 862 s. / scattering demonic weapons and shattering their darts, / he re
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 872 ht keep to a longed-for rule, / and in what way a holy worshipper
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 879 ong the number of his pupils; / and from him the grace of baptism
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 880 race of baptism flowed to us, / and a venerable crowd of teachers
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 882 ered their souls to the stars and their bodies to the earth? / Th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 893 er. / One was called GERVASIUS, and the other PROTASIUS, / names pi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 896 in the merits of his virtues, and likewise flourishing in his n
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 902 of a font to thicken with oil / and changed liquid streams into d
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 908 empty glass lantern of glass, / and the smoking lamp-wick, faded
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 912 eams of water from the spring / and to fill the empty glass with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 914 poured into all the lanterns: / and so, acting as an exorcist, he
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 915 lessed the watery lamp-wicks, / and then the gleaming liquid bega
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 917 t in the middle of the light, / and much more brightly than the r
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 918 an the rich fuel of olive oil / and certainly that of a sow’s f
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 920 together poured forth praise and thanks to God. / Yet that preda
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 926 fame with a serpent’s tooth / and disparage this saint with poi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 928 ne man stepped forward first, / and although he had sworn an oath
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 936 h a complaint from his breast / and unwisely tried to bind with l
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 942 was willing to undergo exile; / and, escaping, he turned away from
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 949 d falsehoods with lying oaths / and were keen to defile with incr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 954 , blazing with flaming sparks / and the heat consumed hordes of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 964 vered with its blind trickery / and the guilty man poured forth s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 965 ed forth such floods of tears / and rinsed his face with salty fo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 978 the ruptured guts of his arse / and they flooded empty hollows th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 980 es of mass had been completed / and the offerings of the holy mea
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 991 eoning in age, succeeded him; / and as shepherd of the flock he w
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 992 against the deceits of beasts and the gaping jaws of wolves, / th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 993 quently roam around the folds and enclosures of sheep. / This bis
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 995 ut up with wicked schismatics and a thousand threats. / These sam
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 999 ing an arm ripped from flesh, / and carried the maimed part in a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1009 reader’s whole right hand , / and consider the left hand in rud
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1017 the rack, raised up its head / and again belched forth black poi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1037 ecting the flock’s defences and folds for the sheep / against t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1038 he sheep / against the snapping and biting of dreadful wolves. / Wh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1041 wn edge, / wished with violence and without hesitation to approac
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1048 e church with his dark hands. / And for that reason the bishop is
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1053 ient gods, / offering libations and sacrificing burnt offerings t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1055 as though it were vile venom / and he did not bow the neck by fa
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1064 ings had spilt bloody streams / and raw wounds became moist all o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1067 kies, having conquered death. / And the beardless ones, when thei
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1069 garlands of red roses / adorned and likewise rejoicing entered th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1076 ent page / now begin to set out and celebrate in unpolished verse
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1083 rruption / from internal organs and apply a health-giving cure ag
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1085 with their skills . / The mute and the maimed, and the lame and
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1086 hose found deaf, / the one-eyed and squinting, who make use of tw
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1087 twisted light, / the stammering and the stuttering, who spoil wor
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1088 by their distorted utterance, and, whatever infirmity occurred, /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1090 s healing as Christ granted, / and so drove out the contagion of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1091 hy flesh with their medicine. / And even so, rich with the except
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1107 e savage sustenance of flames / and stuffed a furnace with the ki
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1108 the kindling of tinder-wood; / and into this conflagration he or
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1118 nto the broad wood of a cross / and suffer intense arrow-shots fr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1130 a boy burning with brilliance and sensible at heart. / After this
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1135 e empty vanities of old laws, / and quicker than words, having ac
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1145 d another plan with a scheme, / and applied the dangerous delight
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1150 / decked out in varied clothes and fair of face / brought the fine
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1151 rought the finest of feasting and the kitchen’s splendours, / s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1156 ous kisses from maidenly lips / and did not permit the stab of fo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1162 , a vestal virgin, / full-grown and blushing with a beautiful fac
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1166 droom. / She was finely adorned and relied on fair words; / in the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1169 was indeed retentive writing and swift in reading. / But the fal
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1176 eigning the union of wedlock, / and they both lived together harm
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1178 might avoid the vile blemish / and dark stain of Venus, since on
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1181 the old spoils from her mind / and a new blanket might be taken
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1183 he teachings of the old books / and followed the doctrines in the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1187 ured with bitter punishments, / and guarded by seventy men in a t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1191 e heavenly power of the Lord, / and he constrained him with damp,
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1196 cks again enclosed his calves / and were binding his swollen limb
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1211 s of chains fastened his arms / and likewise tied his neck to his
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1213 dge rescued the knotted limbs / and straightaway burst the tight
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1225 th the red blood of purple, , / and those men whom the blessed ca
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1241 would die / through rabid bites and, gnawed by the lion’s teeth,
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1245 ome, they assumed red crowns, / and they rest together buried in
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1250 gapes open / of its own accord and humankind will emerge from da
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1261 rines of things from writings / and at the same time the rhetoric
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1280 ed a young woman with a dowry / and do not stubbornly breach your
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1285 ople will serve me everywhere / and will have faith in the rule o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1287 d his father’s instructions / and, undertaking an assumed marria
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1288 ed the girl adorned with gems and gold. / Yet the high-throned cr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1290 / protected the chaste husband and the betrothed virgin , / so tha
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1296 rected by the King of Olympus and inscribed in golden letters, /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1304 en thousand monks flourished: / and here they continually served
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1305 nd night / with songs unceasing and frequent chanting of psalms, /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1319 urer felt damage to his pupil and became one-eyed / after being s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1320 fter being struck by beatings and the rod’s blow aimed at the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1326 le with its strong structure, / and likewise fifty metal idols th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1337 red on their quivering slabs, / and the structure toppled headlon
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1344 ndid victor over the Centaur, / and he quelled the flaming breath
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1361 is face with shattered knees, / and his wicked head left his poll
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1364 hone from her golden chariot, / and the saffron sunbeam grew yell
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1365 ghout the four-cornered earth / and poured forth rosy rays on out
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1366 rays on outstretched fields, / and there remained the spine and
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1379 l regions with his dark power / and reigned in the murky hall of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1390 the old gods had drained away / and the massive structure of the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1408 as the one to save the world; / and, having received baptism, he w
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1414 entreaties of the multitude, and with enormous noisy turmoil, /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1417 e entrance of that dusky gate / and the dark recesses of the unde
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1418 rk recesses of the underworld / and then revived could see the sh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1424 g black mass of pitch blazed; / and indeed the conflagration belc
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1425 lched forth sulphurous flames / and burnt up the district’s fue
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1429 ed in oil bound their fingers / and straightaway a devouring fire
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1430 rnt them up in fierce flames, / and yet it did not consume the sa
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1435 nts’ limbs with their jaws, / and also the torturers’ gory pu
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1442 t once proclaimed in formulas and phrases: / ‘And savage lions
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1443 imed in formulas and phrases: / ‘And savage lions learned to look
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1448 lepers with calloused bodies, / and they, having been dipped in t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1449 hearts a balm for the spirit and flesh. / In ancient times the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1452 d Christ according to custom; / and the well-known land of the Ni
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1456 ed very many signs of virtue, / and he was a native of Nitria wit
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1463 ing no one govern the threads / and threaten mortal lives with th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1467 urged of bad stains / by natron and having been cleansed they spa
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1479 o torn by a mastiff’s teeth / and having suffered wounds from t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1480 ed maw, / he contracted rabies, and his rational mind was stolen
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1484 s parents bemoaned his fate, / and in tears, they sought the sai
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1485 l the poor man’s misfortune and bitter wound. / and they say th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1486 misfortune and bitter wound. / and they say that he gave them ad
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1488 k that was taken by trickery, / and your beloved son will accompa
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1498 he vessel. / But the other kind and truthful man who fulfilled hi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1503 gels to the stars in the sky, / and crossing the beautiful thresh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1512 mes in the darkness of night, / and he did so in turn around the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1516 e woven from flaxen coverings / and they would never suffer old a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1525 the Thunderer with his voice, / and straightaway he caused the ba
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1535 lie open to their swift steps / and passing on their accustomed p
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1541 , / shattering the broken idols and likewise smashing them into f
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1544 rofess Christ in their hearts / and those disbelievers who refuse
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1546 ected their hearts with venom / and, bearing bloody weapons, she d
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1549 t: / the harsh horns resounded, and the battle-trumpet blared, / wh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1554 eceit that had been kindled / and to soothe the stupid tumult o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1556 ser raged with wicked intent; / and he was the savage chief, lead
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1566 pieces you with frenzied jaws / and the beaks of birds will likew
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1571 by beasts from its burial pit / and that birds’ beaks had pecke
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1576 tly idols of the ancient cult / and strove for the clear gifts of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1579 bled in the desert everywhere / and for a company of the faithful
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1581 ing of the mass was complete, / and they all sought the lowly dis
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1583 the dry nourishment of wheat / and the coarse grain, that in spr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1588 les in the citadel of the sky / and holds power, since he governs
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1589 ns the kingdoms of the world, / and ask for suitable solace / in so
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1593 nce of a cave fabulous feasts / and generous gifts of food, amazi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1596 megranates stuffed with seeds and pips, / grapes and figs and a l
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1597 d with seeds and pips, / grapes and figs and a large number of lo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1599 towering palm-tree was seen, / and the sticky honey held fast in
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1600 st in the arrangement of wax, / and golden nectar oozing from the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1601 from the honeycomb’s flow, / and likewise the abundant beestin
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1609 er. / Look: they came in bands, and in dense throngs, / so that the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1621 uches the depths of my heart; / and his fame grows great througho
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1622 ghout the four-cornered earth / and his prudence shines throughou
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1623 / He was a virgin, a spokesman and preserver of chastity, / transl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1625 he profundity of the Law, New and Old, / unlocking the two books
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1637 cradle of our flesh on earth and cleansed the sins of the worl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1639 ws-cross with his sacred body / and, after suffering wounds, he pu
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1644 tudied the sacred books / night and day, as the psalmist sang? / Fo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1648 by the black jaws of jealousy / and the praise of the decent dama
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1652 hostile hounds with his tusks / and, gaining his desire, he will r
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1657 mes, / when hills melt like wax and groves disappear, / indeed when
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1668 avens throngs round the lamb, / and the white flock will rejoice
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1670 purple flowers of the plain, / and the savage wolf does not gnas
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1671 s teeth with terrifying jaws, / and the pastures do not know the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1681 e open from his lofty summit, / and who illuminates with his ligh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1685 her as a sanctuary for Christ and a temple of chastity. / She soo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1700 ing from the heavenly stream, / and also a quivering dove.’ To
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1702 ill produce immortal progeny, / and as a mother about to give bir
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1709 from its pitiable corruption / and, when he had been crucified, t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1717 the dance with many harmonies / and melodious songs resound with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1735 dels / after being made martyrs and suffering tortures of the fle
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1737 which the blue seas surround / and furiously strike with salty w
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1743 alth of the world in her mind / and, as a dedicated young lady, sh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1746 words the bitter punishments, / and who can enunciate the dark th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1751 robbed of its virgin breasts / and purple gore dripped in drops
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1767 a martyr’s the garland of, / and rising from the flesh she ass
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1770 ested in a sepulchre’s tomb / and her holy spirit rejoiced in t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1774 d summits, the mass of stones / and the liquefied innards of the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1777 ly tomb containing her body , / and quicker than speech he quelle
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1778 led the damage of the blazes; / and for that reason the land of S
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1787 because of her chaste conduct and to gain the kingdom of heaven
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1790 ly virgin / Agatha was confined and rested in quiet death, / just a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1792 ood, / secretly touched Christ; and the hem of his garment cured
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1793 red and healed her / was healed and made whole, with the Lord gra
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1797 er veins never flowed further / and, quicker than can be said, dri
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1800 y to serve Christ continually / and that as a virgin she preferre
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1803 , / doling out alms to the poor and gifts to the destitute, / and s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1804 r and gifts to the destitute, / and so might store up treasures i
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1808 t. / When that was discovered and was made known in public spee
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1809 made known in public speech, / and ears were wearied with saintl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1815 urious people became inflamed / and the consul Paschasius snarled
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1821 with a rope to a vile brothel / and likewise cattle drove on the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1823 which black streams of pitch and fatty oil / crackled in terrify
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1829 , / since God was shielding her and driving away the flames of th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1833 e innards with a rigid sword, / and purple blood at once flowed f
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1837 ound his neck in tight chains / and tying his arms deservedly wi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1848 in vain, / so that this virgin and her dowry might be his for ev
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1849 dowry might be his for ever, / and from her there might come gen
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1851 ded such an unspeakable deed, / and yet, being deceitful, could n
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1855 was famous for harmful deceit / and learned in the horrific black
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1856 black art of wicked wizards; / and at that time he promised to o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1864 ng been converted to the Lord and being faithful in his whole h
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1878 yr grew red with rosy crowns, / and the bright-white woman bloome
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1881 banners of bloody martyrdom. / And in this way the saints ascend
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1887 ere / under the axis of heaven, and the hall of those on high re-
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1891 man she cut off her own hair, / and having rejected her tresses,
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1892 ok up the standard of Christ; / and her male tonsure, disguising
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1899 e to pass through the byways, / and pass over the thresholds of t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1900 the thresholds of the saints, / and, seeking out the bishop, might
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1905 ed anguish from their breasts and poured forth / a salty stream
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1911 need, protected / the innocent and defenceless one with the shie
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1923 t insults of laughing voices, / and the shame in her face properl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1928 ng with the virtue of purity, / and at that point the thirteenth
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1932 itizen, the son of a prefect, / and someone who was famous in his
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1944 her body in a virginal pact. / And it was He who properly betrot
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1945 hed her with a dowry of faith / and it was His ring that sanctifi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1950 prison’s terrifying shadows / and poured forth from heaven a cl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1954 hed by the sin of fornication / and her holy life be marked by di
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1964 his life through a cruel deed / and reached the infernal regions
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1970 For the tomb of the sepulchre and the coffin / wherein the girl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1977 ts called her THECLA by name, / and she was converted by the sacr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1978 y the sacred teaching of Paul / and followed Christ, renouncing m
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1984 f bloody tortures. / Her mother and father, having arranged a bet
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1990 ops. / As a result, the furnace and blazing flame were lit: / Vulca
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2017 e luxuries of the marital bed / and the pleasing joys of marriage
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2021 e chaste in constant triumphs / and to open the gate into heaven
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2023 ttles of this beguiling world / and bear their banners in crowned
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2027 hed her with a heavenly gift, / and she gained golden prizes by h
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2033 sweet dishes of sacred books and the banquets of the holy word
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2035 people are plentifully filled / and the hearts of holy men are no
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2037 yed by any of her entreaties; / and moreover in his words slighte
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2041 grew dark with a cloudy storm / and the vaults of heaven by the d
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2043 ixed in with flashing flames, / and the trembling earth quaked wi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2045 louds dripped with dewy drops / and the air drenched the earth wi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2046 ers; / the valleys were filled, and huge floods overflowed. / Then
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2051 omfort from anyone. / A noble and very beautiful virgin, CONSTA
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2057 dry debris of husks cast-off and spurned. / And so that you may
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2058 f husks cast-off and spurned. / And so that you may be still more
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2061 e world while Christ reigned, / and he received the name Constant
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2068 ho rightly control the world, and the bride price had been prom
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2072 ed the rich worldly displays, / and, being uncorrupted, preferred
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2074 n fine delights of the world, / and in this way the wondrous star
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2077 n a densely crowded formation / and began to devastate feeble Thr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2082 g spectre of horrendous death / and his desperate warriors were p
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2083 ith the encouragement of Paul and John, / swiftly swore an oath a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2084 d John, / swiftly swore an oath and pledged vows to the one on hi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2088 e / the slaughter of the people and the grim perils of battle, / re
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2097 d wreathed banners of triumph / and bringing back from the enemy
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2103 e spurned the bonds of wealth and abandoned the reins of the wo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2106 saying: / ‘Make vows to God, and pay the pledges owed’. / In
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2112 , / shining likewise by example and celebrated fame. / By chance, t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2114 that abundantly clear, / Attica and Artemia, born of the blood of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2118 ginal through chaste bearing, / and they equally deserved the glo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2120 me of life had been completed / and, being blessed, they hastened
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2124 ity according to angelic laws / and the chaste sign of sparkling
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2126 the union of the marriage-bed and the nuptial torches, / so that
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2133 orld’s fortunes bring about / and deadly disease, with its crue
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2145 te many little works for her; / and he explained the sayings of t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2147 iptures into the Roman tongue / and Greek discourse into the Lati
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2149 ght over into the Latin world and revealed foreign volumes; / and
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2150 and revealed foreign volumes; / and likewise by chance brought to
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2156 clamations of the chaste life / and with what kind crowns by whic
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2177 crown. / Having beautiful hair and decorous curls, being fair of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2182 inheritance of rich treasure, / and of pure gold metal with shini
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2183 ld metal with shining jewels; / and the bold virgin was resplende
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2198 ikewise bright-white chastity and bloody suffering / accumulated
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2212 owed the income of her wealth and the inheritance of her treasu
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2215 world spreads widely her fame / and a continual stream of praise
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2217 ed inheritance of her suitor, / and having not cared for the chan
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2220 s now expound in their pages, / and her blessed suffering is read
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2226 , was inflamed by a vile fire / and assailed by the spur of licen
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2239 ll night, / black from the pots and soiled from the sooty frying
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2240 ying pan, / while God protected and kept watch over the sainted g
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2241 fortunate one left that hovel and went out. / The accomplices in
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2243 im because of his appearance, / and they fled far away, in a migh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2251 rcle, / struck him with buffets and the supple switch of the whip
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2254 n the company of his servants / and straightaway the building res
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2272 burnt in the crackling flame; / and in this way, praying, rather
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2278 arts drawn from long quivers, / and purple gore ran from her tend
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2283 UNDA. / Their father, Asturias, and mother, Aurelia, / consulted th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2286 d down their betrothal rights / and spurned all the inheritance o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2289 / where beautiful youth blooms and old age, furrowed with wrinkl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2291 neglected the path of Christ and pursued / the wanderings of err
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2309 wavering words. / For steadily and never wavering Secunda spoke:
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2311 res on us both at once, / fires and swords and switches red with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2312 witches red with weals; / ropes and clubs and rocks in a hard sho
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2322 shadows of the gloomy prison / and the excrement stench smelt li
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2327 with tinder in the hot baths, / and in this way the shield of pur
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2329 s, / but the torch, the tinder, and the glowing coal once their f
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2330 en away, / were burning in vain and grew cool after the firebrand
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2341 ts grew red in purple blood / and both, earning the bloody garl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2342 e bloody garlands of martyrs, / and rightly received virginal tri
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2344 hough soil covers their bones and the sepulchre’s tomb / holds
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2364 ld. / They scatter their wealth and, at the same time giving away
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2369 heaven / flaming in appearance and shining with snowy brightness
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2373 paleness far from your faces / and let not quaking fear shake th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2400 n drove out the scaly serpent / and ordered it to slither far off
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2412 er. / Soon, just as the revered and suppliant virgin of God had a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2417 / ordered her to offer incense and to make an offering to Diana;
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2421 word, spilling bloody streams / and consecrating virgin limbs wit
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2425 leprosy on his calloused body / and teeming with worms, he breath
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2430 , / when he had lost his senses and as wandering with a brutish m
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2433 round the saint in a throng , / and the virgin restored them the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2437 limbs / with horrific teeth and open maw; she burst apart the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2442 with the purple of his blood, / and was ready to receive his rewa
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2444 ty bestowed its shining crown and suffering its red; / with her v
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2451 heaven to Christ’s virgins, / and will close the glorious thres
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2453 y by God’s power, they fail / and flee beneath dusky shadows, w
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2455 le, / the companions of Justice and the holy companies of Virtues
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2459 ight, / while they bear banners and the battle-trumpet blared / and
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2460 and the battle-trumpet blared / and the horns of the hosts rouse
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2463 rds, / helmets with mail coats, and also shields of conflict / and
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2464 and also shields of conflict / and the sword of the Word that sl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2469 n the sins of licentiousness, / and whom the perverse scar of tra
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2471 d against the warring troops, / and may the virgin strive with ar
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2474 he recruits of licentiousness / and to torment their flesh with t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2479 et sea-surface with dry feet, / and completed a period of years o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2488 excess of food, / drunkenness, and likewise surfeit of the heart
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2491 guzzles courses of sweet food / and craves to satisfy the innermo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2492 ermost recesses of its belly, / and is keen to stuff the stomach
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2495 the king of Olympus created, / and had moulded with holy hands t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2499 orbidden apple from the tree; / and from him a pestilential seed
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2500 al seed grew up in the world, / and from that there grew up a cro
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2502 ds of men: / for the progenitor and ruler of the world after the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2505 eoning shoots in the furrows, / and drinking the nectar he disgra
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2507 pidly with a shameless voice; / and his brothers, the third and f
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2510 able prophet / to curse his son and the whole race of his descend
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2516 ed liberally among wicked men / and as a host offered the shelter
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2517 he shelter of a bed to guests / and provided the comfort of lavis
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2519 s set fire to / the fornicators and catamites, made soft by sin, /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2523 to his children’s chambers; / and he would never have committed
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2526 wine, / who, when he was drunk and driven out, laughing with a s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2527 id voice, / reproached his race and his grandfather’s name? / And
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2528 and his grandfather’s name? / And unless the wise housewife had
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2530 icked husband: / alas, how many and what kinds of piles of carnag
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2531 d be, / which [Nabal], demented and sluggish in his hall would ha
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2542 sweetened draughts of nectar / and flees from sumptuous dishes f
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2549 er the foulest words are born / and also, indecency, diversions w
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2550 h perverse gestures, / trifling and false love, and wantonness of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2551 nness of sport. / Oh, how great and what kinds of men, famous wit
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2557 tting nets of licentiousness, / and fleeing from licentiousness h
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2562 whorehouse with her pure body / and trampling down in their heart
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2575 reets, / bearing bloody weapons and spears smeared with poison. / S
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2578 is, a thousand lies, / deceits, and thieves, frivolousness in fal
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2580 thy lucre, unseemly perjuries / and profits stained with the crim
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2583 ey, / ‘He stores up treasures and knows not for whom it is pile
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2590 ouch he had been trusted with / and being greedy he secretly embe
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2592 this guilt with a deadly end, / and afflicted the thief with a cr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2593 / the one who, out of his mind and blinded by a gift of solver / s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2604 written the text to the town / and being cruel, had afflicted th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2606 ly to pieces with their teeth / and mangled her limbs, drenched t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2613 -array with gleaming weapons: / and the blare of the battle-trump
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2615 y the heights were overthrown and fell of that shattered city, /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2620 rackle more fully with flames / and the more the furnaces are fed
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2623 ment. / So also, the greedy man and fire and hell / can be compared
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2626 gathered a fourth company by, / and she, forever frenzied, desire
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2627 d, desires the dangers of war / and discord between brothers stir
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2630 carnage, / the uproar of voices and raging indignation. / Yet again
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2632 tience carries a small shield / and, about to shatter with her swo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2635 ned with Gorgon gore, screams and hisses, / by taking bites with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2638 ead / from the infernal regions and so having emerged from Stygia
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2644 of Sadness / shatter the walls and parapets of the Virtues / and t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2645 s and parapets of the Virtues / and torment God’s recruits with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2649 s boss / the spears of sadness, and likewise every kind of point /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2651 / the joys of a troubled heart and a spirit that holds back / the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2653 his disease / so that stiffness and resentment may not disturb th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2659 ly protects those who tremble / and allows no one to weaken with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2662 split itself into twin parts, / and its components are separated
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2667 line: / she who fosters leisure and will covet idle sleep / and lik
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2668 ure and will covet idle sleep / and likewise, the tiresome trifle
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2669 esome trifles of sinful words / and fickle attitudes of mind and
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2673 life , tramples on this one; / and when the enemy has been destr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2675 the mind should seek leisure / and that sleepiness should now se
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2679 follows, with packed weapons, / and the ancient Greeks called tha
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2686 straightaway become opened up / and also, divine honours will fol
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2695 lly on Vainglory, / had no fear and was overcome by empty hope. /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2698 l word: / then heresy increases and boasting grows too; / from thes
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2705 mpanies with inflated deceit, / and strides on always accompanied
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2706 panied by wicked haughtiness; / and while that false one moves on
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2709 righteous with her own spears / and she commits carnage with the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2710 ers. / From that root a black and burgeoning bush is born / and a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2711 k and burgeoning bush is born / and a shady grove grows from the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2714 swells in an inflated chest; / and from then on, the pestilence
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2716 espising those who are equals / and, having spurned its retinue, p
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2718 , / as when the deceitful thief and lover of black death / misled t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2729 efusing to obey what is said, / and the savage back-biting of the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2734 aven, / when the angelic prince and the first shining light-beare
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2736 his own throne from the north / and in his deceit vowed that he
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2742 / deserted the ethereal region and stuffed the dark underworld. /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2745 brilliant with angelic light / and flourished in abodes above wi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2754 nd can overcome such monsters / and tramples down the crimes of t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2761 fers a model to his followers / and has cleansed the sins of the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2766 er to learn about fresh theme / and who do not want the whetstone
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2768 h rust / they turn from leisure and do not dull their own minds. /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2772 ess the sugary taste of honey / and of the yellow honeycomb of wh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2773 this way the diligent reader and the knowledgeable lover of th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2780 / on the strewn rushes, reeds, and bundles of ferns. / A day its
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2789 ns blow with bellowing blasts / and the wind-chest resounds with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2808 ng sails from the windy masts / and likewise loosening the sailya
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2814 ithout end by virginal deeds, / and, as a tiny wretch will entreat
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2816 hastity the kingdom of Christ / and ascending the brilliant heigh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2819 ercy on his unworthy servants / and to loosen the chains of harm
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2821 at closes the lights of life, / and also, before the day that ope
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2823 ts of my sins may be absolved / and may eternal Christ, the glory
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2838 he dusky darkness of the word / and explore twisting rough ground
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2840 tagger, / or if gender, number, and case should stray from the ru
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2841 he rule, / if the triple person and the double form should remain
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2842 he double form should remain, / and if the five-fold verb-tenses
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2843 verb-tenses occur correctly, / and nonetheless they do not emend
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2851 faith in in his own weapons, / and does not learn how to put for
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2854 ht hand as a shield his left, / and let his legs not lack greaves
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2863 fields of the heavens above, / and likewise, the eightfold tally
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2866 from the recess of our heart / and remove it far from light into
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2867 ask those reading both prose and verse / to all explore this wor
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2872 may loosen the bonds of sin , / and pay the book’s price with f
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2874 , / not having beginning or end and being outside of time, / to who
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2875 ng duration of the world gave and took nothing away, / that the j
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2876 udge may have mercy on me now and forever. / In that place wher
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2878 ughout the heights of heaven, / and all together will praise with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2880 d the seeds of the holy race, / and the offspring and new stock o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2882 ense battle-line in companies / and they crowd around the ruler
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2896 ten times ten thousand poems / and proclaim four times eleven so
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2900 en, who enjoy blessed fortune / and who, crowned, carry the banne
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2901 carry the banners of triumph, / and who all together in their den
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg prohemium 4 from the summit of heaven. / And although Christ Himself, born
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg prohemium 7 would remain in their minds, and passion in their words . / He
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg prohemium 11 at the twin radiance of Peter and Paul, / and will be ever victo
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg prohemium 12 radiance of Peter and Paul, / and will be ever victorious throu
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg prohemium 16 hant through eastern realms, / and, famed, tames by his tongue th
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg prohemium 19 rica shines through the words and fine deeds of Cyprian, / who a
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg prohemium 25 ss of his brilliant speech. / And this lamp-light, no longer co
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg prohemium 26 ad shimmering across the sea, and Britain now sharing in it, / p
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg prohemium 31 of life the glory of virtue / and heavenly honour clung to him
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg prohemium 35 . / Help, I ask, highest Spirit and granter of gifts, / for withou
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg prohemium 37 is unable to speak worthily; / and You Who are accustomed to gra
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 4 true joys by a special gift, / and teaches him to scorn the bree
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 5 splendours of the wild world / and to fasten his heart on heaven
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 8 en by chance those of a young and tender age were playing on th
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 10 n these leisurely activities / and took happy prizes in frivolou
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 18 teacher. / The infant screamed and drenched it face with bitter
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 19 / The game dissolves in tears, and everyone in turn / tries to wi
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 23 / urging it to dry its cheeks and put away grief, / and draws f
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 24 cheeks and put away grief, / and draws forth justifiable compl
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 31 t of keeping with your fate, / and in devotion join your sacred
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 32 d.’ / He said these things, and the Spirit a kindly companio
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 38 an attack of sudden illness, / and steers his feeble footsteps w
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 42 imilar grace to the steed — and greets the reclining lad, / as
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 43 , / asking to be attended to. And he replies as follows: / ‘I
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 46 for look: my knee is swollen, and for a long time now the care
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 48 est leaps down from his horse and carefully feels the afflicted
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 50 wheatmeal with milk in a pot, / and cook them together in the fir
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 54 A cure followed the advice, / and the sacred one recognized tha
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 62 truck by an onrush of current and wind. / There were five rafts,
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 63 wind. / There were five rafts, and they were all driven headlong
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 67 / The brotherly band emerges and on bended knee / they look up
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 68 the sky, praying for the life and safety. / But this triumph is
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 71 / there was also a huge throng and a countless crowd of people l
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 73 a pleasure to the wicked / — and [Cuthbert] said to them, ‘L
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 74 harmful pleasures, brothers, / and sympathize with those whom sa
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 75 e Lord, Who created the winds and waves, / that He may deign to
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 79 his face: / the winds change, and when the boats are cast ashor
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 81 the sight of such authority, / and they glorify God, Who secures
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 93 lames: it traverses the stars / and now rejoices to see the high-
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 95 citadel / of his holy people, and the fiery ether with such gre
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 96 s of companions / receives him and carried him to the threshold
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 98 to beware of ambush by night and tawny lions, / so that the sac
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 100 ic praise may lie open to you / and you may see God, mighty in th
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 103 that moment / Aidan had died, and was carried over to the hall
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 104 enerable deeds of this priest and his teaching / shine throughou
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 109 of the saint, / asking that he and those close to him be protect
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 113 calm the roaring of the wind / and the howling storms with the c
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 115 , the sailors set out to sea / and with the wings of the sails s
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 117 serious wintry storm set in, and the sea rages all around, / hi
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 124 lors with swift consolation; / and he who had predicted the futu
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 129 -cloud covered the stars — / and, freezing, he turned off under
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 131 built in the lonely wastes. / And he himself ties up the horse
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 133 to assuage the moist gusts. / And while the holy man consecrate
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 135 of the roof of the very hut, / and from the sheaf of hay as it
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 139 heavenly meal / of warm bread and meat, gives thanks and, after
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 142 himself / in body, mind, habit and deeds to the monks of Ripon,
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 143 to be the servant to guests; and, willingly devoted / to this ap
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 145 joyously found worthy to see / and feed a citizen from the rampa
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 147 n the middle of winter-time, / and, after being received in the s
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 148 / his sacred limbs are washed and [Cuthbert], bending down, he
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 150 easant warming of his hands; / and Cuthbert asks earnestly that,
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 152 ng food, / so that cold hunger and December’s gusts / should no
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 155 ozen in the morning breeze. / And, entreating the reluctant one
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 156 er on high, / at last he stays and staves off hunger. / [Cuthbert
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 162 rosy scent, / amazing to say, and likewise sees therein / three s
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 166 down from the heavenly hall, / and on nimble wings he has taken
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 170 nor do roses smell so vivid, / and our honey is scorned in the m
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 176 vision / of celestial citizens and the taste of heavenly grain a
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 177 n, devoted to God in his mind and agreeable in his speech, / acc
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 179 saintly deeds of the Fathers, and he also spoke quite frequentl
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 185 ng. / He emerges from the sea and, with his knees planted on sho
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 188 e from the bottom of the sea / and prostrate themselves on the y
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 189 ming his frozen feet with fur and breath / they wipe dry the wat
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 193 ks to his attendants / by word and right hand, and sends them ba
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 194 back to their native waters; / and he returns to the buildings a
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 196 is heart is struck with fear / and, hidden in a hollow cave, he d
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 198 k, in the presence the saint; and bending down on his knees in
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 207 ayer he drove out the illness and forgave the blame. / The high
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 210 miracles lay bare his mind. / And now a prophetic power from th
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 215 thunder, hail, skies lit up, / and when hunger and cold and the
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 224 / Our hearts melt with hunger, and the human assistance fails.
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 227 uds, bread from a storm-cloud and drinking-water from a rock, /
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 228 drinking-water from a rock, / and scatters the terrifying shado
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 231 threefold treasures, / behold and pray to a mortal, king, and G
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 235 m the swell of the fountain, / and through the Lord’s gift the
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 238 s.’ / When he had said this and set his companions on the sho
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 241 ed from the flesh of a fish, / and in veneration on bended knees
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 246 roast the food on the flames and, giving thanks, / for three day
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 251 ng by then obtained the merit and rank of a priest, / he set out
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 257 there is no hostelry nearby, / and we cannot complete our journe
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 262 ven with such a servant.’ / And as they carry on the way they
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 263 d, they come down to a river / and they see the bird, which had
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 264 / sitting on the river bank. And the exalted prophet said, /
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 266 ove the waters? / Run, I ask, and bring back whatever the Lord
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 267 / [Cuthbert] cuts it in half, and with one piece he drives away
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 268 away the servant’s hunger, / and with the other they strengthe
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 269 trengthen their own hearts. / And as they finish their journey,
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 275 ht to have an attentive heart and kindly senses, / so that the w
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 280 may seduce us / from the words and sight of the Heavenly King. /
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 287 through its own instability, and the whole pomp returns to its
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 288 turns to its native shadows / , and the empty trickery is hidden
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 290 rn home, begging forgiveness, / and in prostration entreat the sa
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 291 ostration entreat the saint, / and they rejoice that they have r
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 295 f thatch, / he bent to prayers and, turning back the wind and fir
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 300 . / A man came to the noble man and, as a suppliant intones his pr
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 303 grow stiff as feeling flees, / and her trembling life burns in h
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 312 ntive guide bursts into tears and with a sad heart / grew terrif
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 316 arise about her former life, / and an unjust stain would harm h
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 318 ttend the saint’s services / and to offer thirsty ears to his
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 320 ation: / ‘Why do you grieve and, melted by the heat of a silen
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 325 uered in frequent conflicts, / and will now be overcome by the c
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 327 come to meet us as we arrive / and will take up these reins with
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 329 oman runs up to them, healed, and taking the harnesses / in her
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 330 he asks the saint to dismount and to deign to enter her house /
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 334 uld have no share of heavenly and celestial fame, [Cuthbert] pr
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 337 the breath of human praise. / And when he was first urged by th
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 341 waves of the blue-grey sea. / And shortly, brilliantly shining
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 343 driving out their illnesses / and routs with the radiant sign o
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 345 the presence of his spirit, / and cleanses the house of Christ
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 347 how sweet he was in speech and grave in deeds / and how he wh
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 348 in speech and grave in deeds / and how he whetted a mind inspire
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 350 t last senior one seeks Farne and, having reached his desired dw
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 353 istling with demonic breezes / and it fended off human society w
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 358 ith a terrestrial earthwork, / and set up humble dwellings withi
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 360 only see the starry summits / and being set apart could be watc
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 361 ched over by the lofty King. / And so that this divine power wou
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 364 ength to lift them on his own and position them / on the walls,
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 369 le of Cuthbert’s dwelling, / and still offers a sweet draught
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 375 uncultivated soil with iron, / and, sowing seeds, to entrust the
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 386 r own borders’! / He spoke; and the feathered flock soon with
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 392 they break into the buildings and after breaking up the roof / d
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 394 he saint urges them to cease, and when they ignored his appeals
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 396 rs’ guest-house? Go away, / and remain exiled forever from th
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 397 rom this land!’ / He spoke, and they sadly depart; and when t
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 398 had passed / one of them comes and bows at the saint’s feet, /
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 399 bows at the saint’s feet, / and sorrowfully spreads its wings
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 401 ength they both come swiftly, and bring some pork fat / with th
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 404 as able to soften his shoes; / and from then on they build their
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 406 neck? / Put away blind fury, and consider the way of the raven
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 407 rong through prayers, weeping and a gift. / It should not be sh
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 410 o the paths / which ants tread, and study their sound sense. / What
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 412 aid service to the just one, / and the assistance the elements o
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 418 ut the next tide / brought some and, / amazing to say, set it down
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 420 foundations of that building, and in this way the sea; / reprove
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 421 / reproves human forgetfulness and its waves strike the sailors
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 423 the holy words of the saint / and offer thirsty ears to the cel
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 427 s the highest joys of heaven / and the fleeting delights of the
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 428 ghts of the transient world, / and that the Wicked One sets vari
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 439 e of a monk is rather strict, and is always subject to orders,;
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 442 heir vigils, fasting, / prayers and manual labour to the wishes o
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 444 me in the pinnacles of life / and in the rays of prophetic wisd
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 447 evealed my whole life to me, / and what remained for me in the s
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 449 speeches overwhelms me alone / and I would want that God the jud
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 453 oicing to see the holy saint / and to calm the waves of their he
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 457 ys / of your kingdom, Paradise; and she begs the saint to deign /
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 460 , he sets out in a boat, so; / and while he is talking to her wi
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 469 o a close in a brief moment; / and the luxury of a single year w
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 471 ailing limbs’. / She moaned and, bewailing the sad prophecy wi
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 473 , since he lacks both brother and son?’ The saint said to he
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 476 rd may keep him for Himself, / and the chosen controller who is
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 484 glory which has been offered / and prefer to be hidden apart in
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 491 t He will release me shortly, and that perhaps once a two-year /
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 492 as passed I shall be released and happily be returned again / to
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 495 I am released from the chains and prison of the flesh’. / With
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 497 church’s commands, prayers and tears / the saint himself, dre
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 499 ragged from his sweet retreat and placed in charge of the peopl
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 503 rch as bishop for two years, / and then hastened to return rejoi
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 504 joicing to his old retreat. / And so that it should satisfy the
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 507 e hostile sword of the Picts / and his bastard brother [Aldfrith
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 510 / for he had left the borders and sweet fields of his homeland /
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 514 d to him by paternal right. / And like a new Josiah, more matur
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 517 ne brilliant in thought, deed and word, / and watched over the f
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 518 t in thought, deed and word, / and watched over the flocks entru
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 529 ion, with a priest assisting, and removed the wasting; / soon th
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 532 flicted with pain in her side and exhausted by heaviness in the
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 539 teacher / had once consecrated and given him as a holy gift when
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 541 e ill man takes it to drink; / and at once the sickness ceased f
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 542 s ceased from healing drink, / and reviving health enters into h
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 546 arcely drawing harsh breath, / and they ask that he help the wre
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 547 ediately threw them all out, / and with his prayers the energeti
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 548 ns out the languishing limbs / and leads him to join his astonis
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 550 ue was laying Britain waste, / and while the saint was spreading
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 552 death / of her half-dead son; and he, feeling pity for the grie
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 553 man, / gives a kiss to the boy and speaks to the bitter mother:
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 554 ter mother: / ‘Abandon fear and tears; this boy will be heale
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 555 ars; this boy will be healed, / and your whole household will be
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 556 te’. / The health of the boy and the household went according
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 559 med with the taint of illness and sick, / or how many fires of f
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 561 he assuaged with holy water, / and how necessity made liquid dra
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 565 ndoning its accustomed hearts / and was driven to the fire-spewin
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 566 -spewing shades of the abyss / and be buffeted there by the dark
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 569 of prophetic glory supports, / and who with sight so pure flies
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 572 soon result in a wretched end and, / drenching his face with tear
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 583 speakable death of the prince and his people having occurred / at
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 588 int by surpassing affection, / and who, taught by his guidance,
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 593 at we spend today in banquets and feasts / of conversation, for
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 596 ways bound by the heart —, / and has granted us to see each ot
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 597 osened by the law of death. / And for that reason we should now
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 598 our words the way to heaven, / and should now knock on the door
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 602 mplores, he grieves, he weeps and he says: / ‘Do not, I besee
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 610 / The saint fell to prayers; and he entreats his grieving frie
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 611 ing friend / to dry his cheeks and put away weeping, / since he k
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 614 / in the space of a single day and are borne to the hall of the
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 622 food; / fear shakes his bones, and his trembling right hand drop
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 623 right hand drops the knife, / and he shuddered in his heart wit
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 627 host had come from the sky, / and having chosen a warrior from
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 630 teries at the altar, his name and the manner / in which he sough
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 633 t last the truth the next day and told it to the saint / as he w
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 634 was occupied with sacred vows and prayers at the altar: / that
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 637 ree-top, / he had fallen down, and gave up his soul after his li
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 638 ter his limbs were loosened, / and was taken from human concerns
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 641 th the authority of a bishop, and had watered the living fields
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 643 esolves to abandon his burden and, as a recluse in the desert of
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 649 the time of his death was at h and , / and he desired to renew his
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 654 limbs by an inborn illness, / and while daily the insistent fev
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 655 e leaves his sweet stronghold and the company of retainers / who
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 659 the bonds of the frail world / and to store up eternal treasures
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 660 es in your hearts. / Contempt and failing glory hang by a doubt
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 674 h I may be destroyed by winds and chilly waves, / that I may ris
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 677 told them to return in time; and they overcame the waves / in t
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 680 waves, / they return at last, and ask with suppliant tears / whe
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 685 ully in an unfinished battle / and, overcome by the force of the
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 690 wering of my early childhood, and now this five-day / has surpas
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 693 even tiny nourishment of food and drink should not be given / to
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 702 uds; / scorn frenzied torrents and the savage north wind. / Let
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 712 race-course / on our own feet, and to take the prize with our ow
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 717 nned by such things they weep and, lamenting, they implore him
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 724 s eyes gently over them all, / and sees a monk [Walhstod] exhaus
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 726 e said, ‘come under my roof and offer / the consolation of lov
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 730 weakness ha been driven out; and it is proper / that diseases y
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 731 that diseases yield to health and not dare to enter in. / Witho
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 733 tered sick departs healthy , / and he sends in a priest there so
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 742 ltar, tastes the cup of life / and fortifies his upward journey
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 743 ey with the blood of Christ, / and joyfully raised up his face a
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 744 d kindly hands / to the stars, and committed his soul, still occ
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 746 ng stars. / The priest went out and declared the saint’s holy d
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 749 riving us away in Your anger / and in Your mercy you deliver us
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 750 in Your might You move fields and hordes, and you heal those in
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 767 well-worn thread of events, / and that they rather would choose
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 768 r did that wrath remain long, and after the disturbance / died d
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 770 Eadberht restored holy peace / and summoned back the scattered s
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 772 restores the episcopal glory and the honour of the community. /
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 780 in the chalice of salvation; / and again, as the mystic lyre res
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 784 racles shine in human limbs, / and the power which gleams throug
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 788 / Nor does the body seem hard and stiff, as if burdened by crue
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 798 he was burnt up with fever and, sending forth his gentle brea
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 809 him to pour out savage sounds and to chew at his own limbs with
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 810 is own limbs with his teeth; / and he entreated the sacred tombs
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 813 man, horrified by the weeping and wailing of the boy, / ran fait
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 821 e praises / the heavenly gifts and, with glad steps everywhere, /
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 827 from these chains. / He rises and, strengthened by the granting
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 829 teps easily on healthy feet, / and over some days receives the g
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 832 a shared gift. / For when pain and intermittent darkness were af
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 834 up the holy saint’s stole, / and with it touched both of his e
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 837 ack under a heavy affliction, and for whom / ineffectual treatme
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 843 red gifts of lofty medicine / and with the laces made taut with
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 847 evitalized limbs on a crutch / and begins to pour forth the morn
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 848 f Matins] while standing up; / and, secure in limbs with their fo
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 849 rength / he praises divine aid and, in health, offers proper than
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 854 ovides the accustomed cure. / And let the lofty building of you
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 856 ith their starry gems jewels / and shine redeemed with tawny ima
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 860 d / would not enter everywhere and exhaust the hearts burning wi
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 864 h hung by Cuthbert’s right h and / and split up throughout the
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 867 adly from its innate bounty, / and as steel gleams more precious
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 881 frequent silences / interrupt and change the words flowing from
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 882 rds flowing from your mouth, / and forgetfulness sets limits in
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 883 ?’ / The pious hero replied and spoke to him with a few words
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 889 nies of heaven.’ / He spoke and, afflicted to his heart by a f
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 890 fervently struck with sobbing and beats his chaste breast / with
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 891 haste breast / with his fists; and at last, after sorrowful sile
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 892 silences, / drenched in tears and groaning, he bursts into the
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 895 / my dying limbs to the earth and set out on the path of my fat
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 902 two / with its various gifts, and brought them by different pat
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 907 ched by an misshapen tumour, / and, while he was hiding squalidly
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 909 ose from its inborn kindling / and a burning wound passed over h
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 910 his cheeks with its marks. / And while he was putting a new ro
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 913 h that it should be divided, / and while the first strip is dipp
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 916 from the holy font leapt up / and passed over the eyes and redd
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 917 way the water with his right h and , / and was struck dumb with am
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 919 the affliction had gone away / and his outward appearance was no
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 920 red to health by this cure. / And lest by chance anyone should
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 926 sad suffering. / Put out your h and and touch me to test whether
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 928 en by eye-sight. / He did so, and keenly felt that, with the di
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 929 that, with the disease gone, / and that former health was there
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 932 reatest bounty of Your gift; / and offering great joy through hu
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 939 life remaining to the chaste, and light and salvation forever.
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 15 , having crushed their chief, / and through the wood of his cross
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 17 lory to the starry citadels, / and, present there forever with hi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 20 ervants with an ignited fire, / and he increased their number thr
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 24 ts help, / to tell of his name and his uplifted palms. / Be presen
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 28 easures, / by melodious songs, and also by your speech, which is
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 29 . / So come, answer my prayers and make up for my failing words;
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 32 to strive after / many crimes, and was the worshipper of the god
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 33 / The Briton has been expelled and the English champion cultivat
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 36 his oppressed mother bore him and was struggling under the shad
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 39 re together / with swift steps and with trembling hearts, / lest t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 41 e. / They stopped, motionless, and did not yet understand / the m
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 51 lock. / His limbs were strong, and his clothing(?) elegant; / he
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 54 ctions of an eloquent tongue, and his deeds were manifest. / But
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 57 e his native home behind him / and to serve the Lord with every
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 60 rsh furies of his stepmother, / and with his associates he depart
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 61 accustomed company of glory, / and the young man quickly took ar
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 69 was endowed with much charm, / and, welcomed by all, he flourishe
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 74 struggle of an august arena, / and was submitting himself to the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 78 er, just like honest Samuel, / and submitted to all the brothers
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 80 had purified his choice mind, / and his heart, having burned for
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 85 he ancient atoning sacrifice, / and to be able to gain an increas
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 89 ld seek the apostolic summit / and expiate the doubtful. The afo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 91 ges to a king, / her relative, and entrusted to him the gentle d
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 93 e honoured him without deceit and refreshed him without plague.
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 98 / He sought the Gallic fields and climbed the heights of Lyons.
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 99 ns. / Soon he took up the yoke and experienced the offence of hi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 105 y, who was guarding the walls / and the Christian flock with plea
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 109 ely invited the righteous man and offered him comfort. / He welco
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 111 est, warmed him with feasts, / and soothed him with his words. H
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 112 ly / the chaste heart of youth and the perfectly gleaming face o
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 114 ever, as long as you please, / and you will have the use of the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 115 cording to your wishes, / wheat and the abundance of the full-gro
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 118 a relative of mine, / exalted and of noble blood, with vast ric
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 119 myself to be a father to you, and you to be my offspring.” / Th
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 124 swelling sea-waters of Thetis and submit myself to the menaces
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 126 press me, / if I reject Christ and seek again worldly contagion.
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 129 n I shall see you, my father, and shall willingly be your devot
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 130 these things had been agreed, and when the resources had been p
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 134 / several more precious truths and exalt the servant of God abov
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 136 long courses of his journey / and hastened into the court of Pe
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 139 t Andrew (marvellous to say!) and, on bended knee, / revealed his
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 142 have committed,” he said, / “and I testify by the sceptre of t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 145 nished unfolding these words, and without any delay he took hol
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 146 g an equal talent in speaking and in reading. / The English cler
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 150 , / flew to the hallowed altars and strove with extraordinary ent
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 152 teacher entirely to himself, and he learned skilfully / the pio
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 154 stream, / the Easter rituals, and the fluctuating cyclical moti
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 160 is faith, extended his right h and / and poured out on him freely
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 165 d properly through all places and entered the heights of Lyon. /
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 168 frid in his father’s love, / and no less the father himself at
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 169 he sight of his beloved son, / and, as previously he had wept wit
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 171 im, giving him chaste kisses / and holding him in his pleasant a
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 175 / Love inflamed the young man, and a pleasant desire did not slo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 183 go / in a different direction and would plough a fresh and unti
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 192 n, / blessed in word, in deed, and in hope. The ruthless punishe
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 201 the eternal crown by dying, / and the son lived by enduring int
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 204 return to his native shores, / and he ploughed blue Nereus with
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 208 ether with his father Oswiu, / and they were protecting the decr
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 210 es to the heavenly mysteries, / and the torch which had been give
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 215 rance of the royal foundation / and spoke thus, “Peace to this
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 218 d the schools of broad Rome, / and on the things which he had co
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 222 it. He stayed with the king, and he received / the kind reward
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 224 livestock, property, / wealth, and a monastery, whose common nam
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 227 ovisions (epimenia) of life, / and he was diligent in offering g
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 233 He soon took note of the life and outstanding merits of Wilfrid
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 238 asily be induced to run away, and that the unstable age / might
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 241 nder the yoke he had sought, / and the celibate man was honoured
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 242 rder. / Then he became heavier and heavier with better fruit, / a
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 243 d heavier with better fruit, / and he was joyfully supplying eve
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 244 alvation. / Then a plague arose and brought about a grievous divi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 248 le, the company of the Picts, and the British population. / Thos
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 250 ung men, / a throng of old men, and a prelate devoted to the viol
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 253 ere shadows fall, spoke first and put forward / precepts which w
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 258 the fourteenth day of Phoebe; / and if anyone disagrees, he has s
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 266 accounts with strong bolts, / and they could not easily be refu
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 269 the twists in an uneven path / and the deviations of the erroneo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 272 er that three hundred old men and elders collectively put toget
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 280 e’s eyes.” / Thus he spoke, and he was greatly exalted by the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 286 s, he was silent. / The leader and his grey-haired supporters / w
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 291 ishments / of scorched Acheron and to combine them with ours. Te
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 293 / greater than Peter, whom we and the kings of old have read fo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 302 us.” / Thus the king spoke, and the defeated Picts departed i
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 309 the resolution of the king, / and with the encouragement of the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 312 new how to suppress / the weeds and adorn the lilies. He was over
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 314 he sling of the wicked enemy, and the breezes unknown to sick m
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 318 , who was girt up for action, and the summit, / however ingeniou
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 325 or while the recurring plague and the ancient quarrel remains,
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 328 wheat, does not frighten me, / and the Hesperian glory is guarde
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 329 hurches. / I shall hurry there and / accept the episcopal shoes of
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 332 m.” / The nobles, the lords, and even the servants permitted t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 337 them. / The ship was released, and, with the cables relaxed, / the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 338 r the foamy crests of the sea and reached the right shore. / The
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 343 their unstained assemblies, / and the precious hall resounded w
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 346 organs with the joyful horn, / and mystical arms were placed upo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 348 live oil, poured out freely, / and for the first time the adornm
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 350 glittered with Tyrian purple, / and his shining neck was adorned
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 352 one in the manner of rulers, / and he put on the ornament. In th
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 354 , / he stood there graciously, and he consecrated libations on t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 355 d been completed, he returned and boarded the ship. / But, becaus
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 359 d, the waves suddenly rose up and the sea began to roar from it
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 365 laying his legs on the ground and prostrating himself, / fixing
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 368 heir fate was in their arms, / and sought to plunder the vulnera
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 369 . / The father looked at them, and beseeched them with humble sp
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 375 to observe birds on the left, / and foamed forth cruel oracles fr
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 377 xpedient for blood to be shed and for the dear people / to be ma
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 379 ys commanded. / He spoke thus, and he spurred them on enthusiast
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 383 ng / with a small smooth stone and, whirling it around, cast it t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 384 ad of the unspeakable prophet and entered the cavities of his b
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 387 lied himself more vigorously, and the awful disaster was averte
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 388 battle-lines gave out a shout and rushed forward in a fierce st
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 389 orward in a fierce struggle, / and the king’s forces ran toget
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 393 back, defeated, four times, / and the victor was carried away b
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 394 rned to their original course and reached the intended harbour.
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 395 e royal assembly had defeated and expelled / were able to regain
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 398 was detained at sea, becalmed and waiting for favourable weathe
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 401 a man inclined to good morals and strong in sound doctrine, / wo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 405 revealed these events to him, / and in humility he turned aside t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 417 oured him with his affection, and he enriched him with lands an
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 422 h, he returned in prosperity / and supported by many attendants,
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 427 ghting weapons of the faith, / and he did not cease to plunder t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 430 dore, a cultivator of justice and piety. When he discovered tha
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 433 from the doors he had seized, and he fittingly / installed him as
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 436 dly obtained what was agreed, and his right was granted to him.
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 438 e ancient church were hollow, and pigeons were damaging / the ra
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 440 er. / The timbers had worn out, and moisture was dripping from th
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 441 ing. / The walls were denuded, and the dark eaves lay open, / wit
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 446 once / the stone-masons, tired and sweating profusely, applied t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 450 arches with a glassy screen, / and that the pillars, formerly sh
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 452 ater was poured on the apse, / and the purified altars were made
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 455 t grew, / the flourishing nurse and mother of nourishing virtues.
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 461 a cross with a ploughshare, / and he built a church, with its m
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 462 balanced with a plumb-line, / and dedicated it as a bed-chamber
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 463 t. / At last, after a few days and with everything prepared, / th
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 464 pared, / the leaders gathered, and some of the royal youth, / high
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 465 ranking courtiers, ministers, and a diverse mass of the common
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 467 rine in the customary manner / and adorned the altar with the ho
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 469 to all, / he addressed kings, and he received fields which he h
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 470 satisfied the crowd with word and food for three days. / He gave
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 472 book, bound with twin covers and written in gold letters, / whi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 473 letters, / which was enhanced, and which contained / the text of
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 479 of Moses, / revealing the path and the homeland of eternal rest,
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 480 the homeland of eternal rest, / and the houses in the upper regio
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 489 ures of the life from above, / and feeding his sheep. As he ward
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 491 ter in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 498 crowds; / she groaned as faith and terror afflicted her heart wi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 499 / Then the father approached, and soon he noticed her pale face
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 500 her pale face. / He was stunned and stopped where he was. The bra
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 501 rself prostrate on the ground and increased her grief with sobb
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 505 lete my faith / with your deeds and give a pledge to your wretche
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 508 the grief of the poor woman, / and a great lamentation arose. At
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 511 itude knew to entreat Jesus, / and soon, immoveable in his heart
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 512 ought forth tears on his face and beat his breast with his hand
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 513 t his breast with his hands, / and he summoned up the pious shou
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 515 ed that salvation was at hand / and, when he had touched the child
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 520 eceived him back straightaway and carried him with her to feed
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 523 , she disdained this command / and fled as an exile with her son
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 528 torch flashed forth its light and shone amid the din. / In those
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 531 ith the support of the king, / and the king also was offering ho
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 532 le enjoyed the greatest peace and obeyed the just laws; the bar
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 536 ere was no dread of poverty, / and the church shone forth, joine
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 537 . / The deadly one was envious and unveiled a thousand schemes /
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 545 n number but fiery in spirit, / and he slaughtered the defenders
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 547 with the slain of the enemy, / and the king’s squadrons return
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 548 / They laid waste a wide area, and the chains were again placed
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 551 ew, / but by the virtue of God and by the merits of the blessed
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 555 spear. / Their leader withdrew and fled, and in a later time / he
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 563 ney everywhere at that time, / and he was not slothful in the pe
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 572 ter. / He endured happy fasts, and, running ahead, / he led his su
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 575 pious integrity of his habits and were glad to place their offs
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 579 tected by the coat of peace, / and he produced the gentle incens
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 582 t in the curved foundations, / and painted the halls, which were
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 584 assistance of a slow tongue, / and he conferred upon the altar t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 587 brother fell down headfirst, and his body crashed to the groun
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 589 w to allow his feet to move, / and, after his inner parts had rec
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 594 poured from his pure breast, / and he encouraged the grieving re
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 596 jured sheep. / He was present, and the man’s limbs quickly rec
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 603 arsenal of ancient weapons, / and he corrupted with infection t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 605 arrows from the evil quiver, / and she defiled the heart of the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 611 , a rich brood of young men, / and in addition an assembly of mo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 617 ertakings of the royal house, / and he replaced the father with t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 619 ing was preparing against him and, / wanting to investigate the de
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 622 s. / Behold, the great torches and instigators of such great har
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 623 at harm / stiffened with fear, and they devised malicious lies.
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 626 arried out without punishment / and caused by my laws?” “We,
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 631 was contriving against him, / and he swore that the matter woul
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 633 said, / “May you enjoy happy and fortunate years, boys, / but a
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 637 ad.” / He said these things, and he expressed the words from a
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 640 l rites for the slain prince, / and after his burial, victory des
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 642 d these things, he returned, / and with a happy heart he visited
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 647 eft behind on the right side / and on the left, who were matchin
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 651 rs to the king of the Franks / and asked for the Lord’s stewar
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 658 urably in another direction, / and Wilfrid’s ship reached harb
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 660 / rendered them all, both king and leaders, peaceful. / Therefore
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 662 ivine seed to the multitude, / and he opened up sweet rivers on
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 664 ed sprung forth in the field, and the shepherds rejoiced in sol
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 666 aptism of salvation to many, / and he founded the citadels which
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 673 he ambassadors hurried to him and revealed / the indirectly stat
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 675 earing up the deadly contract and throwing it / into the depths
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 678 in eternal heat,” / he said, and he ordered the hostile associ
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 688 ou yourself will be changed, / and you will become the hateful d
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 691 ll follow him with devotion, / and then you will give many token
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 696 / went out from those regions and sought the fields of Gaul. / I
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 702 aky dinghy with a few rowers, and in my youth / I was driven as
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 708 primary thing which is right and lawful. / The king offered him
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 711 ed man to go further afield, / and he was begging him and vigoro
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 713 , taking with him possessions and companions, / and he left, acc
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 714 possessions and companions, / and he left, accompanied also by
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 715 who had been put in his way, and came again / to hospitality whi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 718 He received the righteous man and comforted him with a pious lo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 719 pious love. / After a banquet, and after they had drunk some ple
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 723 ow once I was deprived of my l and , / and how I felt the bitter sc
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 726 Hun through a great treaty, / and in the end I departed in free
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 729 you / in order to torment you. And if / he scorned selling me beca
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 731 erish you. A trumpet sounded, and the ready king / increased his
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 742 ith two more joined to them, / and he addressed them in the comm
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 743 on language: / “The religion and divine law of the ancient chu
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 755 itted order should cultivate, / and what all the churches should
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 757 .” / He recited these words, and immediately after Wilfrid him
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 758 brought into the sacred house and ordered to make known his com
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 770 this was to be read in full, / and that its force was to be conf
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 771 this poison might not spread and infect the unwary with its un
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 773 west state. / The pope agreed, and in legally binding writings /
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 774 to be made known to Theodore and to the king, / that if they did
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 785 athered against his insignia, / and it was said that royal blood
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 787 ght hands of his own citizens and the hard sword / in his groin,
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 789 / They brandished their spears and threatened hand-to-hand comba
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 795 back?” / he replied (inquit), “And I wish that I might suffer wi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 797 the shields are laid aside, / and they bend forwards and entrea
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 801 crossed the grass in safety, / and without danger he quickly boa
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 803 ive prayers of the brothers, / and carrying the hallowed banners
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 809 oked on from his high throne / and dared to compose a cruel edic
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 810 orrect, evangelical judgement and the decisions of the apostoli
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 814 ile in their raging breasts, / and (what wickedness!) they begui
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 823 in regard to his possessions and companions, / spoke words to t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 829 roes / obtained blessed crowns and a starry glory, gifts bestowe
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 835 suffering.” / He spoke thus, and immediately after, a cruel an
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 836 locked his way, arrested him, and left him bound in a dark dung
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 847 guard was present as witness and saw the cruel prison being il
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 852 torments you are imitating, / and (lest you despair) whose sple
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 854 o profane the blessed summits and to approve their fierce deeds
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 856 javelins were pressed upon me and pierced my delicate ribs, / no
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 860 end the dark faces of nobles, / and he was not willing to deceive
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 864 ak, her muscles were wasted, / and her lifeless organs were flow
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 865 ad almost lost consciousness, and her entrails had already beco
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 868 ife. / She prolonged the time, and at length the husband rushed
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 869 husband rushed to the saint / and, supplicating him, loosened hi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 872 ps to bring help. He arrived, and he ordered / the crowds which
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 878 returned to the same grove, / and he was not ashamed to cultiva
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 880 ficer I mentioned was Osferd, / and the spouse who had been rescu
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 882 / But the official was afraid and, compelled by the shock of wha
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 887 d with fetters of hard iron, / and he changed the lot of the ear
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 889 iron into two-pronged forks, / and to tie the threefold ropes wi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 894 limbs / either were too large and fell off, or, by chance, were
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 902 teaching them / with his tongue and dipping them with his hands i
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 908 eful anger came against her, / and the snarling of Satan passed
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 909 wantonness she cherished him, and she became his raving hostess
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 910 . / The royal nurse came to her and, in her astonishment, spoke th
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 919 wild fires from his nostrils, and the honourable mother address
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 920 Now be mindful of your son, and break down your lethargy. The
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 924 ithout committing any crime, / and if you can tolerate this in y
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 925 om.” / He reluctantly agreed, and soon the prison lay open, / an
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 926 nd soon the prison lay open, / and the thickest of clouds yielde
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 928 rdingly, he left his homeland and abandoned the fields of his k
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 929 d the fields of his kindred, / and he travelled as an immigrant
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 930 e exile during his wanderings and received him, / because the hi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 934 s descended from a royal line and was endowed with wealth. / The
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 935 this welcome was not hidden, and immediately a hostile rage wa
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 942 sister of Ekfrid, the savage and arrogant tyrant. / They did no
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 944 anquil man with much terror, / and they used a wicked scheme to
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 953 ven though he was not guilty, and observed no propriety. / Why do
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 962 eople, set upon rocky ground / and planted in uncultivated fores
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 966 ying upon his pure doctrine, / and he was of assistance to the l
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 971 every way with sacred words, / and he happily won over the leade
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 973 , the shrines were demolished and the altars were crushed, / and
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 974 and the altars were crushed, / and the diviner did not mourn as
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 976 he people sought holy baptism / and were immersed. The noble king
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 978 . He assigned him an estate, / and the prelate made preparations
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 982 e sceptre was denied to you, / and you were poured out by Cilten
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 995 s decimated by the slaughter, / and that Ekfrid had been struck b
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 996 the spear of the savage Pict / and had ceased to drive the saint
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 999 etrated / against the prelate, and, already in the declining year
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1002 ired of him / by his superior, and present also was the venerabl
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1004 funabula) of the true light, / and Theodore, the older man, bega
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1009 lifted up his eyes to heaven and his hands to the earth / and he
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1010 en and his hands to the earth / and he pardoned the crime, just a
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1012 ted themselves on the ground / and sought the mercies of Christ,
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1014 en up the symbols of kingship and the official sceptres / of the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1018 er that Aldfrid might not die and succumb to the same fate whic
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1024 the radiant sheep of Jesus. / “And you, ruler,” he wrote to Ed
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1032 gatho the foremost, Benedict, and Sergius.” / Straightaway, th
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1034 iled upon these instructions / and held the teacher in the highe
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1039 e adulterers were driven out, and the vacated see / was restored
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1044 , / for a trifling matter grew and flourished more perversely th
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1046 kindled with frequent blows, / and terrible storms beat against
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1055 lofty arrogance of the king, and therefore he left, / giving up
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1059 im should be torn from them, / and he did not fear to esteem mor
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1061 ned before. / He was welcomed, and was cherished by the king in
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1066 sing judgement of the ruler, / and an untruthful delegation was
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1069 uarrel between the brothers, / and all those gathered there were
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1070 was quickly smeared with mud and collapsed, / not able to endur
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1076 s in flattering suggestions, / and he encouraged them to put the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1077 arts of the Gentiles to yield and to soften, / and they conceale
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1078 iles to yield and to soften, / and they concealed the harmful ve
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1081 plans against the holy man, / and he came to him and revealed t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1087 ; his shield remained intact / and his buckler could not be pier
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1090 lf willingly from his own vow / and to judge himself to be unwort
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1094 ut you will go to Phlegethon / and you will tremble before Erebu
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1095 pened his distinguished mouth and spoke pious words, saying, /
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1098 the lands of the true faith / and I have scattered the haughty
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1100 nts of the eastern judgement, and my sculpted mind is not going
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1101 r foolishly by a false thumb, and, hostile to itself, soon fall
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1103 eter. I do not dread threats, and I do not take up bribes. / I s
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1105 This was the father’s plea, and he refuted the judgement of t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1107 ved as Jesus was victorious, / and the good authority of the exc
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1109 he gaping doors of Aedilred, / and he disclosed to the leader th
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1111 tention towards the prelate, / and he decreed that no deception
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1114 ge was burning more fiercely, and / with their savage efforts the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1118 amps made sweet by fellowship and ?most pleasant to listen to?
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1121 d up by the heat of Cocytus, / and he seasoned the good grain fo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1122 self visited again the flocks and the dear sheepfolds; / he groa
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1123 dear sheepfolds; / he groaned and committed them to the Lord wi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1125 on the path that led to Rome, / and he boarded a ship he had acqu
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1127 a with their sails balanced, / and the strong ?anchor? (lautomia
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1130 ot allowed to make a mistake, and I must not deceive), / and the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1131 ke, and I must not deceive), / and the rich grace of such a grea
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1141 arefully arranged intervals, / and the very energetic sacristan
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1143 rted by dark tortoise-shell, / and he lay down on the dry earth
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1148 ervants; / he dried his cheeks and suppressed his sighs. / But wh
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1150 astery. / The patron of bishops and the faithful assembly rejoice
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1156 to Rome with new documents, / and certainly in vain did they se
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1157 great bishop. / Soon, Ausonian and Greek propositions were broug
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1158 tions were brought together, / and in the vestry they quickly un
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1160 ntered like a ray of the sun, and, like the nectar of an intense
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1179 ce / for a friendly posterity, and do not tear up the ancient ch
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1183 world has blazed with light, / and wherever the venerable mind s
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1184 ing-bands of a fleeting life, and the envious / activity of the w
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1186 back from harassing / the life and morals of the righteous with
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1187 this sect must be conquered, and even though it is / by a natur
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1188 en though it is / by a natural and understandable hatred that yo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1190 nds until they have paid just and right penalties / for their cr
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1191 t penalties / for their crimes and have learned to submit to the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1201 eres / the footsteps of Peter, and he has never been intimidated
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1205 prescribed be authoritative, and may they never be erased, / ei
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1208 ght not / see the deadly chasm and the sulphurous gas, which mus
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1215 e honour of the faith openly, / and afterwards he has been inscri
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1218 h him is acting with complete and utter folly.” / They ordered
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1219 s to be put into sacred books and / to be sealed with the usual s
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1221 hem to the kings, the clergy, and the common people in order th
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1223 isses on his watery forehead, and said, / “Return as a peacema
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1225 be the heir of Jesus on earth and in heaven.” / Therefore, afte
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1226 he practitioners of falsehood and guile had been defeated, Wilf
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1227 d, Wilfrid, / graceful in glory and with many relics of the saint
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1228 n shores with many companions and sought the Alpine paths, / in
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1231 s of the Alani with caution, / and at last he reached the lands
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1233 rmented by a bitter illness, / and he was not able to travel on
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1234 st he was carried by a horse, and afterwards by the brothers, / w
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1235 for their shepherd with cries and with their whole hearts; / the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1239 what might actually happen, / and they were oppressed by the te
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1255 yment you are making to Peter and to the brother of Peter.” /
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1258 to the sky above. / He arose, and his sad companions were worth
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1262 swelling waves of the ocean, and he pressed down / the surface
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1267 s of the father. / Then, happy and with much confidence, he soug
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1269 lready unfolded a narrative, / and he returned again to him. Bot
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1271 sted that which was unlawful, and did not receive it very right
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1272 eously; / he introduced twists and turns, / as his predecessors h
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1275 refore he suffered a deserved and premature danger. Indeed, as
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1279 eeds, he appointed witnesses / and indicated his wish to apply h
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1283 lled fury towards the saint, / and he died shortly after, having
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1286 s his assistant. / A righteous and dignified man, he placed hims
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1287 self under Wilfrid’s wing, / and he loved him greatly because
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1289 domain over which he ruled, / and they gathered together, follo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1292 s of Wilfrid with reverence; / and the English nations were stre
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1294 champion became very strong, / and the sophisms of the evil citi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1296 t was thoroughly diminished, / and his victorious demonstrative
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1299 ith the milk of instruction, / and like a father he became angry
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1302 ael would soon come to pass, / and in his decline he longed that
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1303 ould meet him. / He collapsed, and a sudden illness obstructed h
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1305 came together in dark cloaks, / and the miserable common people g
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1308 songs to Jesus, / he survived and, restored to health, / was suff
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1312 oices, with a melodious song, and I were to join the seven sist
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1316 the outpouring of his prayers and by the virtue of his faith, a
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1320 been robbed of their senses, and those who were being / eaten aw
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1322 he was a member of the flock, / and as a father he was the hinder
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1327 before, was reaching its end, and he anticipated / that the chan
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1336 this way, he lifted his head and said the following: / “May t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1340 ascend to the kingdom above, and I choose to be released / from
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1343 disturb the cosmic darkness / and, with the appearance of the Lo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1346 He suggests unchaste passions and licentious hopes; / then he tr
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1348 eyes with beautiful images, / and often he soothes the ears wit
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1352 am pressed hard; / may I die, and, my brothers, be vigilant, les
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1354 on!” / He said these things, and he stretched out his limbs fo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1357 lordly body in a wicker box / and fittingly drained the vital b
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1358 they were grieving, praying, and waiting, / he departed and soa
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1359 ng, and waiting, / he departed and soared upwards, free from the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1362 brothers took his vestments, / and a boy seized the undergarment
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1364 ed with the saint’s sweat, / and took it to the blessed abbess
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1365 oined to his reverend office, and who was adorned / by her chast
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1367 / came to her in supplication and begged that she might allowed
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1374 e, / mollifying the fierce men and displaying omens of his virtu
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1376 completed twice six months, / and when the father’s subordina
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1379 / left vacant by the shepherd, and who should guard such great f
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1385 ries of the monks all around, and it seemed / to have abandoned i
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1389 the greatest averter of evil, and they continually honoured the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1395 oes not occupy the attention, and it fears a trance. / Greetings
N.MiraculaNyniae 1 raculaNyniae / / The eternal God and king, the venerable power of
N.MiraculaNyniae 3 , when the time was complete, / and took on flesh from the body o
N.MiraculaNyniae 5 eternal power of divine works and dealings granted, / with the h
N.MiraculaNyniae 8 ld shine perpetually on all, / and granted the splendid consolat
N.MiraculaNyniae 10 e throughout countless lands, / and the merciful grace of the Lor
N.MiraculaNyniae 13 e earth: / let the lands exult, and let every island rejoice.’
N.MiraculaNyniae 14 and rejoice.’ / So he spoke, and the decree of the lofty poet
N.MiraculaNyniae 18 r, shone forth in the world; / and he was called Ninian by name
N.MiraculaNyniae 22 ondrous signs in our manner, / and by his eloquence many opened
N.MiraculaNyniae 24 massive crowd was gathering, / and they received diligently the
N.MiraculaNyniae 31 shore of the wave-tossed sea / and boarded the bowels of a wide-
N.MiraculaNyniae 32 wels of a wide-curved craft, / and the spread sails flew in the
N.MiraculaNyniae 34 ross / the barque left the sea and fixed its prow on the golden
N.MiraculaNyniae 37 es slip from the silent sky, / and the mountain vegetation is he
N.MiraculaNyniae 41 ences of ancient predecessors / and the sacred summit with its ap
N.MiraculaNyniae 42 with its apostolic triumphs, / and at his arrival the mercy of R
N.MiraculaNyniae 44 ls of the mistress of lands, / and over many days he saw divine
N.MiraculaNyniae 46 ing the lights of the world, / and also visited everywhere in se
N.MiraculaNyniae 51 ds with his shining merits , / and Christ the king redeemed him
N.MiraculaNyniae 54 s a lamp of the sacred house / and be able to dispel the shadowy
N.MiraculaNyniae 55 the shadowy darkness of night / and, gleaming, be seen resplendent
N.MiraculaNyniae 58 atisfied the hosts on earth, / and the prelate swift in prudent
N.MiraculaNyniae 65 urable rules to the peoples, / and as a teacher pious everywhere
N.MiraculaNyniae 69 immersed in the holy flood, / and they cleansed the stain of th
N.MiraculaNyniae 71 life with his pious speech, / and then he increased widely thro
N.MiraculaNyniae 76 thest kingdoms of the earth, / and he will receive rewards, when
N.MiraculaNyniae 77 earth splits open by itself / and all rise throughout the world
N.MiraculaNyniae 78 eanwhile, leaving the peoples and lands of the Picts, / he came
N.MiraculaNyniae 80 his sheepfold with both mind and hand, / and he was keen to def
N.MiraculaNyniae 84 h on all those living there, / and he it was who first built the
N.MiraculaNyniae 85 ations of the brilliant house / and the venerable summits of the
N.MiraculaNyniae 89 ws with the merits of Martin: / and the pre-eminent father and wo
N.MiraculaNyniae 90 tablished it with brick walls and a lofty roof, / consecrated it
N.MiraculaNyniae 91 , / consecrated it to the Lord and dedicated it in the name of M
N.MiraculaNyniae 94 the wall-built temple shine, / and many who are afflicted with l
N.MiraculaNyniae 96 y gifts of a restoring cure, / and grow strong in all their limb
N.MiraculaNyniae 103 m the beginning of his life, / and now his outstanding cradle sh
N.MiraculaNyniae 104 . / There was an unchaste king and likewise cruel, Tudvael, / and
N.MiraculaNyniae 105 and likewise cruel, Tudvael, / and was under him that the guardi
N.MiraculaNyniae 109 red sheep from many nations, / and many of them flourished like
N.MiraculaNyniae 112 innocent one from his lands, / and the unjust man forced him to
N.MiraculaNyniae 114 for straightaway he fell sick and incurred the loss of his eyes
N.MiraculaNyniae 115 ncurred the loss of his eyes, / and, with his sight extinguished,
N.MiraculaNyniae 116 s engulfed in black shadows, / and remained blind, but not for a
N.MiraculaNyniae 119 care to visit the noble man, / and be persistent in asking him f
N.MiraculaNyniae 122 from there with swift steps / and rushed into the presence of t
N.MiraculaNyniae 123 He stretched out on the soil, and he even planted kisses on his
N.MiraculaNyniae 124 n planted kisses on his feet / and drenched the whole ground wit
N.MiraculaNyniae 125 dressed Christ’s servant of and beseeched him with a groan, /
N.MiraculaNyniae 130 k night, / O you who are glory and deservedly the greatest part
N.MiraculaNyniae 133 filled with a flood of tears / and, fearfuly filled the air with
N.MiraculaNyniae 135 words, / “Get up quickly then and wipe away moist tears. / Take
N.MiraculaNyniae 137 ahead of me with swift feet, and I shall come; / get going, for
N.MiraculaNyniae 141 ll that had been piously done and said by him. / Meanwhile, the
N.MiraculaNyniae 142 him. / Meanwhile, the prophet and highest priest had come / wher
N.MiraculaNyniae 145 e. / Restored health crept back and pushed back the darkness; / th
N.MiraculaNyniae 147 afflicted sight of his eyes, / and with God’s confirmation the
N.MiraculaNyniae 148 ived this, he rendered praise and thanks / and acknowledged God,
N.MiraculaNyniae 149 e rendered praise and thanks / and acknowledged God, who worked
N.MiraculaNyniae 152 ith a recent report, / bawling and shouting that he had committe
N.MiraculaNyniae 157 rs in four-branched streams, / and watered the hearts of the peo
N.MiraculaNyniae 161 revious night, a little boy, / and the saint’s holy priest was
N.MiraculaNyniae 162 senior one asked for silence and said: / “I believe this man
N.MiraculaNyniae 169 night, as I said before – / and, breaking the hindering impedi
N.MiraculaNyniae 171 his pious mouth, / “O sacred and blessed man, Ninian by name,
N.MiraculaNyniae 172 out my father with my finger and identify him with my voice, /
N.MiraculaNyniae 173 ith my voice, / as you command and witness in the name of the hi
N.MiraculaNyniae 178 nd, remains chaste in limbs, / and he has not succumbed to any s
N.MiraculaNyniae 182 out pious words to Christ , / and likewise rendered praise and
N.MiraculaNyniae 184 famous throughout the world, / and he blessed him with countless
N.MiraculaNyniae 187 r of an ever-beautiful crown / and made the celebrated saintly m
N.MiraculaNyniae 188 equal in rank to the saints; / and by His help he performed the
N.MiraculaNyniae 195 ittle garden, / replied to him, and addressed true words to the s
N.MiraculaNyniae 196 “Behold, today I have fixed and planted greens in the furrows
N.MiraculaNyniae 197 anted greens in the furrows, / and the dewy earth, which produce
N.MiraculaNyniae 199 spoke from his chaste breast and said to the servant, / “There
N.MiraculaNyniae 200 the servant, / “Therefore run and, trusting to the Lord, look fo
N.MiraculaNyniae 203 the interior of the garden, / and in doubt, he saw all the flow
N.MiraculaNyniae 204 the flowering plants / rising and growing from the seeds in the
N.MiraculaNyniae 206 , he returned to the brothers and the nobleman / and, astonished
N.MiraculaNyniae 207 he brothers and the nobleman / and, astonished, he shared out Chr
N.MiraculaNyniae 209 nd the same time, the servant and priest of Christ / defeated som
N.MiraculaNyniae 212 aint blessed his dear flock, / and while he was staying beneath
N.MiraculaNyniae 216 nning secretly to the house, / and tried to carry off the bulloc
N.MiraculaNyniae 221 ed the thieves in dizziness, / and he surrounded them all likewi
N.MiraculaNyniae 224 s shaggy on its curled head, / and menacingly fixed its horns in
N.MiraculaNyniae 225 their bowels, / thrashing about and tossing their entrails in a v
N.MiraculaNyniae 228 leader of those guilty men, / and (amazing to say!) the savage
N.MiraculaNyniae 230 s if it were the softest wax, / and the firmest of rocks gave way
N.MiraculaNyniae 235 Holy Spirit going before him, / and he found them all trembling a
N.MiraculaNyniae 236 bling and licking the earth, / and that dead man growing cold, w
N.MiraculaNyniae 238 sacred man stood before them and spoke to the sick robbers, /
N.MiraculaNyniae 241 ts?” / He said these things, and then he released them all fro
N.MiraculaNyniae 243 s body, entreating Christ, / and he uttered the following word
N.MiraculaNyniae 245 life to this motionless body, / and may breath enter his whole bo
N.MiraculaNyniae 247 bs .” / After he had spoken, and the dead limbs of the decease
N.MiraculaNyniae 249 e man’s life had returned, / and all of them were likewise rep
N.MiraculaNyniae 253 g leprosy from a scaly body, / and even curing the ailing steps
N.MiraculaNyniae 255 gh the piercing of his voice, / and restoring many men, who were
N.MiraculaNyniae 257 ived when he himself, blessed and full of time, was afflicted: /
N.MiraculaNyniae 263 els with the force of flame, / and the harshest afflictions will
N.MiraculaNyniae 264 I should like to be dissolved and to see Christ face to face.
N.MiraculaNyniae 267 ath left his chilling limbs, / and, being sacred, was drawn from
N.MiraculaNyniae 268 s drawn from his chaste body / and pierced the clear summits of
N.MiraculaNyniae 271 rrounded by a brilliant host / and, shining in a snowy covering l
N.MiraculaNyniae 273 sky, / among crowds of saints and he passed through eternal thr
N.MiraculaNyniae 274 ssed through eternal throngs / and, happy to look upon the inner
N.MiraculaNyniae 276 hosts in the hall of heaven / and witnessed clearly the glory o
N.MiraculaNyniae 279 ly limbs was not able to die / and be buried in the bosom of the
N.MiraculaNyniae 281 un through faithful peoples, / and for very many years it shone
N.MiraculaNyniae 287 mighty mass / of diseases held and shook in his weary body. / The
N.MiraculaNyniae 292 to live, dead in his limbs, / and the wretch was eaten away by
N.MiraculaNyniae 295 mple, accompanied by faith, , / and so were keen to visit the bod
N.MiraculaNyniae 298 th many tears, they entered, / and sadly moistened their faces w
N.MiraculaNyniae 300 asking for the gifts of life, / and with frequent prayers they en
N.MiraculaNyniae 306 our heavenly virtue, / restore and make the lame one run with re
N.MiraculaNyniae 309 ted limbs / of the fading boy, and kept themselves away from the
N.MiraculaNyniae 310 elves away from the building, / and closed the temple doors with
N.MiraculaNyniae 317 in a snowy covering, entering / and placing his sacred right hand
N.MiraculaNyniae 319 ran into his weakened limbs, / and (amazing to say!) with words
N.MiraculaNyniae 320 feet / into the right position, and even the chilly numbness went
N.MiraculaNyniae 321 e chilly numbness went away, / and, faster than speech, when he t
N.MiraculaNyniae 323 / After this, he was tonsured and lived for a long time / within
N.MiraculaNyniae 329 rated himself / in veneration, and he prayed as a suppliant as f
N.MiraculaNyniae 330 Behold, wasting has attacked and bound all my inwards. / The bu
N.MiraculaNyniae 333 be freed from this sickness, / and that ample glory might arise
N.MiraculaNyniae 336 it.” / He said these things, and swiftly the lofty virtue of h
N.MiraculaNyniae 338 ng merits the ghastly limbs, / and by a new gift the old appeara
N.MiraculaNyniae 340 ad done, / he heaped up praises and marvelled at the gift of heal
N.MiraculaNyniae 342 ness, / unable to see anything and without sight in her gaping e
N.MiraculaNyniae 343 ight had seeped into her eyes and for a long time had prevented
N.MiraculaNyniae 351 e threw herself to the ground and, in veneration, spoke as follo
N.MiraculaNyniae 352 s beloved, day has withdrawn and black darkness / has held the
N.MiraculaNyniae 356 / shatter the too black shadow and cause darkness to flee; / gran
N.MiraculaNyniae 357 to flee; / grant me bright day and the return of my health. / Mak
N.MiraculaNyniae 363 e who asks, it will be given, and the one who seeks will find.
N.MiraculaNyniae 365 that gift, / cry out with tears and beg for the gifts of Christ,
N.MiraculaNyniae 368 ight, pleaded with such words / and prayers, and with her whole b
N.MiraculaNyniae 369 rth with her forehead against and lay in the hollow cave. / Then
N.MiraculaNyniae 370 ollow cave. / Then she leapt up and the darkness fled as brightne
N.MiraculaNyniae 371 brightness filled her eyes, / and the woman, restored to health
N.MiraculaNyniae 373 inner chambers of the shrine / and to attune her praise to the L
N.MiraculaNyniae 377 / the Thunderer with prayers, and the venerable body of the sai
N.MiraculaNyniae 381 This man had left the borders and pleasant fields of his homela
N.MiraculaNyniae 384 visited the well-known walls / and spent many days multiplying t
N.MiraculaNyniae 385 divine offices of the table, / and offered gifts to the Lord wit
N.MiraculaNyniae 388 erating the altar with gifts / and offered pure celebrations of
N.MiraculaNyniae 389 to God with a chaste heart, / and on many days he took care to
N.MiraculaNyniae 390 nature of his nourishing body and sacred blood, / and offered in
N.MiraculaNyniae 391 shing body and sacred blood, / and offered in sacrifice in the h
N.MiraculaNyniae 392 hrist, / being God everywhere, and whom the whole world cannot c
N.MiraculaNyniae 395 is, soaked with bitter tears, / and did not keep asking because h
N.MiraculaNyniae 400 heights of the lofty temple, / and stood as a suppliant in praye
N.MiraculaNyniae 405 ites of the consecrated mass, / and in accustomed manner he leant
N.MiraculaNyniae 407 lay prostrate / on the marble and uttered the following words,
N.MiraculaNyniae 414 o turns the stars of heaven, / and they likewise recognised at o
N.MiraculaNyniae 420 t the Lord is here, the maker and author of the world. / That bo
N.MiraculaNyniae 426 himself, face to the ground, / and when he moved, he was stunned
N.MiraculaNyniae 434 vering of the shining bread, / and you were always accustomed to
N.MiraculaNyniae 438 he boy in his trembling arms / and joined the venerable breast t
N.MiraculaNyniae 444 ressed himself to the ground / and entreated the Lord of heaven
N.MiraculaNyniae 446 bread. / After this he got up and found that the shining wafer
N.MiraculaNyniae 449 feed on the sacred offering, / and he poured forth sacred praise
N.MiraculaNyniae 451 h such signs of his virtues, / and from his tomb they were evide
N.MiraculaNyniae 454 speak of these / in my scanty and somewhat skilled speech than
N.MiraculaNyniae 461 . / Christ is always present, and accomplishes through the holy
N.MiraculaNyniae 464 nding through all his deeds, / and no reader could account for t
N.MiraculaNyniae 468 o was humble, wise, righteous and good, holy, / chaste, pious ev
N.MiraculaNyniae 472 re-houses to all his guests, / and piously provided dishes with
N.MiraculaNyniae 474 easing clothes to the naked, / and took care to visit those oppr
N.MiraculaNyniae 476 doled out comforts of bread, / and to those suffering from thirs
N.MiraculaNyniae 477 . / He was a father to orphans and a kindly judge to widows; / to
N.MiraculaNyniae 479 portion of the present life, / and in all evils he stood out as
N.MiraculaNyniae 481 ood. / This was a blessed man, and he never harmed anyone; / he w
N.MiraculaNyniae 483 rs; / he was trained in piety, and was unwilling to despise anyo
N.MiraculaNyniae 484 an worthy of the lord, thrice and four times blessed, / and he sh
N.MiraculaNyniae 485 hrice and four times blessed, / and he shone forth to all as sple
N.MiraculaNyniae 486 nfessor in the world in deeds and words, / and by his praises an
N.MiraculaNyniae 487 he world in deeds and words, / and by his praises and merits he
N.MiraculaNyniae 488 shone forth through all lands / and radiated light like the brigh
N.MiraculaNyniae 493 books in learned languages, / and then he preached powerfully i
N.MiraculaNyniae 494 what he fulfilled in deeds, / and whatever he taught to other m
N.MiraculaNyniae 495 ad first done it all himself, / and by his speech the hearts of t
N.MiraculaNyniae 500 gs equally to all / the nations and peoples who were to be called
N.MiraculaNyniae 501 led to the heavenly kingdom. / And as he kept on performing thes
N.MiraculaNyniae 502 oughout countless / multitudes and peoples, man so good with a t
N.MiraculaNyniae 503 th, / he happily ended journey and was transferred to the hall o
N.Nyniae.Hymn 4 ght; / he is the beginning and the end, pleasing in the cita
N.Nyniae.Hymn 6 e eternal king; / the king and pious Lord, manifest everywhe
N.Nyniae.Hymn 39 forth, very carefully secured and purged of the worm, / the
N.Nyniae.Hymn 52 ongs are sung / both night and day likewise, also for you, f