A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: black

Number of occurrences in corpus: 44

A.3.4 298 rt dusky, part crimson, / part black spots. The feathers are white
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 16 14 e heart. / Blessed spirits and black ones too he, who was robbed /
AETHILVVALD.Aldhelm.Octo 19 moon / as she roams the night, black with wispy clouds; / both lumi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 927 night, / behold: balls of very black flame suddenly rose up / as if
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 957 light, / and at his coming the black demons fled. / From there he t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1576 ur father and teacher? / What a black day that was for us, but what
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 10 6 ist, shone / everywhere, as the black darkness suddenly gave way. / /
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.1 19 usly crossed the threshold of black death. / He too, relying on th
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 31 caly skin, / straight into the black flames, to be burnt. / After h
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.9 8 one suspending the waters in black clouds, / when humid skies dri
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 27 s, / which throng in heaps from black clouds on high. / Nor were th
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 79 by the crash. / Yet when the black darkness and obscurity had pa
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 222 nor is a diving-bird with its black wings entirely despised, / one
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 224 h, / nor likewise is the chatty black jackdaw to be scorned, / that t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 478 d not feel the dark damage of black poisons. / We have also read
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 849 gs, / error had thrust into the black depths of burning Hell. / He of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 959 is bright eyes were closed by black darkness. / For this one, had w
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1017 head / and again belched forth black poison from its throat. / For t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1093 ches of money as if they were black poison, / granting everything f
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1308 th their prayers. / Meanwhile black poisons torturing Christ’s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1380 ied off Ceres’ child to the black shades; / but queen Proserpina
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1398 ime they were shoved into the black darkness of prison, . / where t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1400 / foully seethed inside with black worms; / yet nonetheless the no
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1412 ed tight, / to rise up from the black darkness of death, with its s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1423 h kindling / in which a burning black mass of pitch blazed; / and ind
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1647 is way is glory stolen by the black jaws of jealousy / and the prai
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1753 oasting her virginal limbs in black fires, / but swifter than speec
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1823 little one with fire / in which black streams of pitch and fatty oi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1855 t / and learned in the horrific black art of wicked wizards; / and at
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1867 ld be conquered by a thousand black arts of evil, / but shunned the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1991 lit: / Vulcan raged widely with black firebrands, / so that the bless
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2239 disported himself all night, / black from the pots and soiled from
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2683 n, / when she spat out from her black heart words such as these: /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2707 er helmeted head shakes under black clouds. / For she mostly strive
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2710 of others. / From that root a black and burgeoning bush is born / a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2718 deceitful thief and lover of black death / misled the author of th
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 343 radiant sign of the cross the black weapons of the Enemy , / which
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 470 l be reckoned as naught / when black death spreads through ailing
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 803 it, the unholy frenzy of the black demon / ceases; just as before,
N.MiraculaNyniae 115 inguished, he was engulfed in black shadows, / and remained blind,
N.MiraculaNyniae 129 ad there, I beg, disperse the black night, / O you who are glory a
N.MiraculaNyniae 352 eloved, day has withdrawn and black darkness / has held the twin w
N.MiraculaNyniae 356 t Thunderer, / shatter the too black shadow and cause darkness to
N.Nyniae.Hymn 45 remains prepared, piled up in black darkness, / to which the w