A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: held

Number of occurrences in corpus: 28

A.4.2 142 The soldiers sat, / waking men held watch / in the stronghold, as
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 12 1 herd previously mentioned had held the cell long, / being noble i
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 24 began to seek sustenance, / he held himself back sparingly from a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 23 bowed to Roman rulers, / who held authority throughout the worl
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 41 the lazy race of Britons then held control of the city. / Crushed
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 450 he moss. / Kept from sleep, he held it in his lap without noticin
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 777 the original tomb, which had held the sacrosanct limbs / of that
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1351 pe today, not even if you are held in the arms / of [Saint] Peter.
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1496 ng a high candelabrum, / which held three great vessels, with nin
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 4 2 eir, / the saintly Sergius then held the apostolic hall, / a good an
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 33 5 ance seized him, revered him, held him / and keeps his buried limb
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 25 blind darkness had previously held, / he will illuminate with the c
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 824 s of the sky. / Straightaway he held back the furious billows of t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1101 ore. / In this way salty power, held back by holy force, / calmed th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1207 with light. / But burning Titan held back his boiling heat / so that
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1599 as seen, / and the sticky honey held fast in the arrangement of wa
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2139 ouse, / as once that prince who held the kingdom’s power / in the
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 127 setting out on a journey was held back by a rainy easterly wind
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 679 y were delayed for five days, held back by raging waves, / they r
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 4 l come, which is accustomed, / held by tongs, to cleanse the prop
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 66 llustrious people, / Aeonfled, held the reins. Immediately, the b
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 92 d. / The name of this man, who held the sceptre of the people, wa
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 541 had become accustomed. Egfrid held the broad reins of rule. / (Hi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1034 upon these instructions / and held the teacher in the highest ho
N.MiraculaNyniae 49 / But while bright-white Rome held the holy man, / he performed ou
N.MiraculaNyniae 287 hom a mighty mass / of diseases held and shook in his weary body.
N.MiraculaNyniae 353 drawn and black darkness / has held the twin windows beneath my f
N.Nyniae.Hymn 7 grows. / Due penalty the guilty held because of an ancient offence