A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: birds

Number of occurrences in corpus: 25

A.3.4 125 d sings up the sky. / Then the bird’s bearing is so fair, / so inspi
A.3.4 155 be weighed down. / The joy of birds flies from the green earth, /
A.3.4 159 dominion / over the family of birds, exalted among his kind, / and
A.3.4 163 ars, flying swift-feathered. / Birds throng round about the noble
A.3.4 309 llfully put together over the bird’s back. / The thighs and pale fe
A.3.4 315 / heavy or sluggish like some birds, / that flap lazily through the
A.3.4 335 n flight. Then the species of birds / throng in flocks on either s
A.3.4 352 cestral home, / his fair land. Birds, sad at heart, / turn from that
A.3.4 360 cient decree, surrounding the bird’s birth. / Then the blessed crea
A.3.4 591 / The follow him as beautiful birds, / beautifully rejuvenated, exu
A.4.2 296 he enjoyment / of bloodthirsty birds. Those who survived fled, / a s
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 62 to the Lord, who sends winged birds / to the vows of the pious, an
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 30 nly accompanied by light / two birds approached and settled on the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 60 the church. / Then the musical birds mingled with the high clouds,
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 38 been accompanied / by shining birds as he blessedly entered / the
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 161 ed augur observe the songs of birds: / but let all images of the go
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 711 in the field, / and drove the birds away with only a word; / how th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1445 natures of men and cattle, of birds and wild beasts, / the diverse
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 341 ouds, / and underneath hosts of birds and every kind of wild beast /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 437 hich the angry flock of other birds is incensed: / but this gleamin
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1566 renzied jaws / and the beaks of birds will likewise tear your mutil
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1571 from its burial pit / and that birds’ beaks had pecked apart the wi
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 377 ame; but by chance some swift birds / are keen to rob the old man
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 409 l for life / from the sense of birds, when the Book of Wisdom urges
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 374 re, was accustomed to observe birds on the left, / and foamed forth