A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

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Number of occurrences in corpus: 102

A.4.2 24 led, / so that the sons of men could hear from far off / how that s
A.4.2 49 eful / captain of the fighters could look through it / at every mil
A.4.2 51 erein, / and not a human being could look at him, / unless that bra
A.4.2 75 red, pointedly aware / how she could very easily deprive / the mons
A.4.2 102 d man in such a way / that she could most easily have her way / wit
A.4.2 136 the encampment, / so that they could plainly see / the walls of tha
A.4.2 184 / longer existence, so that he could plague us / with injuries. I d
A.4.2 235 low / of living men whom they could overpower. / Thus the men-at-a
A.4.2 330 re heirlooms than any / expert could describe. / The men of the nat
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 2 14 d / for a brief period, and he could not lead his life for long. /
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 66 en himself open up, if no one could clearly understand. / Why shou
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 5 st of the Irish race, / and he could adorn books with decorative s
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 7 one, so that no modern scribe could equal him in this skill; / it
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 8 r if a worshipper of the Lord could do such things, / when already
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 42 ctrum of his tongue, and that could scarcely / sound out words. So
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 10 1 wondrous tales a brother, who could tame / and shape iron metal. I
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 16 le for the palm of life. / Who could tally up all the other lights
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 17 ened, / although at another he could certainly see what he had see
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 22 om the shepherd’s donation, / could not cause a loss in number to
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 15 31 us song; at that time, no one could suitably say / how zealously h
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 47 anels of silver, on which you could see / forms stamped by fingers,
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 20 52 t adorn them with praise, / who could learnedly speak worthily of s
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 10 the wondrous joy of all, / who could see these things with their e
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 89 de of a precious source / they could indeed surpass all the metals
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 44 the burden of servitude, / nor could she defend the homeland with
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 348 g flames. Nor by any effort, / could it be put out until the blaze
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 405 akable bites. / And when no one could constrain him with chains / or
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 551 of his men. / Nevertheless, he could not escape death by fleeing,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 703 the right hands of young men could not manage; / or how a married
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 804 he should not escape. / But he could never be bound, for all the b
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 810 secret, / and asked him why he could not be bound, / or whether per
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 824 im with cruel chains. / But he could not, for he was set loose in
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 903 / that from his life everyone could easily see / what and how much
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 913 y were excessively burned and could not bear the flames, / would s
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 915 t of the cold; / and when they could find no respite even, they we
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 924 night / fell around us, and I could see nothing / beyond the outli
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 949 ab me / with fiery tongs. They could not even touch me then, / alth
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1006 / When he had spoken, and how could not understand, / I suddenly
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1094 a small enclosure / so that he could to gather ethereal flowers in
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1172 d his lord, delighted that he could now drink, / he soon sent a go
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1506 iest / celebrating sacred mass could pour wine into the chalice. / D
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 7 5 ious people for centuries. / He could not then convert them to the
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 16 5 here no sweet stream of water could be found for the thirsty . / T
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 18 m, / but when he took a cup, he could not swallow anything. / His thi
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 20 21 r with breathless flames. / Nor could any doctor relieve his pain, /
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 29 8 great a father? / He is one who could relieve our griefs by his pra
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 30 3 for seven long years, / and she could not move her wasting limbs at
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 10 d, / wondered what she had seen could mean for her; / and she reveale
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 18 of both his eyes, / so that he could never again see Phoebus blazi
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 5 11 s with his blood, / so that he could greedily gain a tawny coin. /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 74 ith gilded sound-boxes! / Who could properly know the mysteries o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 305 d’s rich prophet / so that he could perceive what was cloaked in
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 383 t through cruel bindings, / but could not burn the holy limbs of th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 836 this fresh prophet / so that he could unlock the closed-up recesses
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1111 sea, long swelling in a swirl / could not drown in the dark waves o
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1184 fourfold books of Christ. / Who could tally up count how many crowd
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1192 gh knots of thongs / so that he could endure the blazing heat of th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1273 is humble prayers, / so that he could more clearly know the will of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1323 who had allowed the outrage, / could not return the light which ha
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1362 , / the head which the citizens could see snatched from his shoulde
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1418 e underworld / and then revived could see the shining sun again. / Sw
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1526 , / so that none of them at all could proceed anywhere on their fee
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1819 ter incitements of words: / nor could she be swayed by the flatteri
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1831 rievous sickness of the mind, / could not bear the disgrace which t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1839 ome / so that a heavy vengeance could punish the crime / since the bl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1851 ed, / and yet, being deceitful, could not sway the innocent one / or
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1866 und out what peril the virgin could put up with, / she never could
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1867 could put up with, / she never could be conquered by a thousand bl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1893 tonsure, disguising her sex, / could by this rough reasoning in th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1909 two eunuchs / so that suspicion could supply no complaint. / God, t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1973 e daughter of the ruling king / could rightly render mighty thanks
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1982 d in this, / she whom the world could never soften in any way, / so t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2242 The accomplices in his crimes could not recognise him because of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2247 og of deception / what the rest could see without wicked trickery. /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2263 ong right hand / so that no one could take away the mantles from th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2268 ether by means of. / But no one could move those stubborn saintly m
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2333 that the channel of the Tiber could drown in its shining swell / th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2509 lothing of a robe. / If Bacchus could compel the venerable prophet /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2783 arth, will run short / before I could explain the whole fame / that u
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 21 one child; / nonetheless, they could not restore the happiness tha
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 151 gn to wait / until the time he could restore his limbs with pleasi
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 296 right hands of the young men could not. / Nor is it any wonder th
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 323 of your dear companion, / she could be captured in the frenzied b
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 335 re with God as his witness he could / be free to fortify himself a
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 359 n lofty walls, / from which he could only see the starry summits /
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 360 summits / and being set apart could be watched over by the lofty
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 362 ed the walls with stones that could be shifted, / which six strong
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 363 hifted, / which six strong men could scarcely carry on the back of
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 370 that the servant of the Lord could deserve this, / since once, wh
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 636 of a leafy grove / so that he could cut some fodder for his flock
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 694 / to an ailing man, although I could not even move these limbs fro
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 927 d] was closed up in the cell could not be seen by eye-sight. / H
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 210 which had been given to them could not be concealed / in the wick
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 266 with strong bolts, / and they could not easily be refuted. / On th
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 534 th, rejoiced; / the lay people could easily dare to scorn the thre
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 559 de / in his upright exertions, could it be led away from its true
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1077 n documents. / But no medicine could cause the hearts of the Genti
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1087 ained intact / and his buckler could not be pierced by the strong
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1212 e, by the ancient words. / Who could defame rulers of forty-five y
N.MiraculaNyniae 288 h punishment accompanying him could not take a step, / or run on f
N.MiraculaNyniae 452 ut the world, / so that no-one could suitably touch on them in ver
N.MiraculaNyniae 464 all his deeds, / and no reader could account for them all. / I have