A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: head

Number of occurrences in corpus: 50

A.3.4 143 akes to listening, / moves its head, bold, wise in thought, / and t
A.3.4 293 the front of his chest. / His head is green behind, / wondrously
A.4.2 110 the second time, so that his head rolled / away on the floor. Th
A.4.2 126 woman without delay / put the head of the war-wager, / bloody as
A.4.2 173 ous attendant / to uncover the head of the war-wager / and show it
A.4.2 179 can gaze unobstructed / at the head of the most despicable / heath
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 4 3 he rejoiced to wear t on his head / which Christ once wore on hi
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 4 4 ist once wore on his splendid head, / when he suffered and took aw
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 8 52 ontact with the dying man’s head, prevented his demise / of, and
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 16 12 nerous blessing came upon the head of the holy man, / and unseein
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 22 60 e had been a priest, who with head bent in prayer, / was seen sto
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 14 hair surrounds your lustrous head; / eyes twinkle beneath your br
AETHILVVALD.Sator.Octo 12 of my neck / and the top of my head right down to the ground: / thr
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 105 g a right hand on [Edwin’s] head as a pledge, said: / ‘Let th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 148 right hand on the top of his head. / The king, terrified, recognis
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 208 s city / should be reckoned the head and the prime place of honour
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 274 position in power and at the head of the realm, / he built church
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 334 rranged her hair, covered her head with a veil / and then swiftly
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 486 from the stake / to which the head of that slaughtered man was f
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 718 n the side and an ache in the head; / how, likewise, bread blessed
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 847 nd likewise a teacher. / At the head of the church was the venera
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1102 r words in any speech, / whose head was covered by horrible scabs
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1117 ew hair returned to his curly head, / and he became a handsome you
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1191 in that plain. / He struck his head and hand in a terrible fall,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1192 , / splitting the seams of his head and battering his brain. / The
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1199 ng. / He placed his hand on his head, and blessed him, / and called
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1281 , / the other raised up on his head the crown of his ancient ance
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 14 4 / and he struck the bishop’s head with a sharp sword; / but the b
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 31 4 mbled. / As if you had seen his head ripped from its highest point
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.7 16 did not cut the curls of his head with iron scissors, / nor did
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 154 f a crown / which encircles the head of the eternal king in a garl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 295 coundrels and saying that his head was bald. / Just so does God av
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 447 banquet of people his cut-off head, / which the vicious queen deman
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1016 wn on the rack, raised up its head / and again belched forth black
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1361 attered knees, / and his wicked head left his polluted limbs, / the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1362 left his polluted limbs, / the head which the citizens could see
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2637 f blackening Night raises her head / from the infernal regions and
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2707 ns of the world, / her helmeted head shakes under black clouds. / Fo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2851 ward a helmet of metre on his head / nor knows how to defend his s
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 532 exhausted by heaviness in the head, / lay sick groaning for a long
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 177 pread out from the top of his head, / with the right hand of the b
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 347 ul minister. / The back of his head was enriched with olive oil,
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 516 hand, / the dead boy moved his head, with the breath of life resto
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 855 r fierce deeds. / “Even if my head,” he said, “were given to the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 988 e increase of faith, / for the head which he had previously tende
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1336 em in this way, he lifted his head and said the following: / “M
N.MiraculaNyniae 129 se does not deceive me. / . But head there, I beg, disperse the bl
N.MiraculaNyniae 144 ight hand made a sign on the head of the recumbent one. / Restore
N.MiraculaNyniae 223 ts hairs shaggy on its curled head, / and menacingly fixed its hor
N.MiraculaNyniae 317 his sacred right hand on his head. / From here the powerful remed