A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: dread

Number of occurrences in corpus: 29

ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 466 egan to be anxious with great dread / about what his sins deserved
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 22 3 rsions of a dark demon, / and a dread spirit tormented it with vari
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 22 7 nd cast them into flames; the dread force bore away by night / an i
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.8 6 alyzed for a long time in the dread shadow of death, / denying the
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 5 g ago. When I had set out / for dread Devon through Cornwall, which
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 30 e grimly covered by shade and dread clouds. / So with the order o
ALDHELM.CarmRhyth.Octo 83 hurch, / I say: ‘Listen: the dread display of last night is now
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 451 ist, / healing with a wound the dread wounds of the world: / while he
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 616 pt when the last ages burn in dread flames.’ / And after the empe
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 704 lood / nor even was burned with dread firebrands, / nonetheless his c
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1120 s up the holy, / splintered the dread darts of the guilty torturers
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1138 c to the pagans, / scorning the dread torments of arrogant threats.
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1189 he shrine of Hercules. / Then a dread warrior began to torment that
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1358 hat, after the destruction of dread devastation, / the ark of God w
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1369 that none failed to feel the dread danger, / as the narrative of t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1858 he might battle on, using the dread weapons of the devil. / The cun
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2222 elebrate her feast. / At last dread torturers led the like-minded
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2306 aw those sainted limbs suffer dread blows. / But it turned out othe
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2476 seven Vices / are flattened in dread death by vexing weapons: / just
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2486 raved hosts army, / defeat this dread pestilence in the first confl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2711 a shady grove grows from the dread seed: / first, contempt of lead
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2888 urishes for martyrs, / who with dread wounds sought honoured reward
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 549 d friends. / At the time when a dread plague was laying Britain was
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 572 his mind foresaw that these / dread furies of war would soon resu
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 582 / Not many days passed when a dread report / sang of the unspeakab
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 535 war were silent, there was no dread of poverty, / and the church s
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 717 r those broad lands with much dread. / He received the righteous man
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1103 e decision of Peter. I do not dread threats, and I do not take up
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1238 unfamiliar bed. / Struck with dread, they feared to wait for what