A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: she

Number of occurrences in corpus: 200

A.4.2 2 avor in this wide world. Then she readily found there / support
A.4.2 3 om the acknowledged Lord when she had greatest need / of the pro
A.4.2 7 en granted her favor because / she always had firm belief in the
A.4.2 75 powered, pointedly aware / how she could very easily deprive / th
A.4.2 80 sheath / with her right hand; she began then to name / heaven’
A.4.2 102 orrid man in such a way / that she could most easily have her wa
A.4.2 105 th a decorated sword, so that she carved / halfway through his n
A.4.2 145 ned / the mournful people when she had departed, / a courageous l
A.4.2 151 ugh the gate in the wall, and she made this announcement / to th
A.4.2 175 the citizens / as proof of how she had succeeded in the contest.
A.4.2 344 in the glory on high, because she had true faith / in the Almigh
A.4.2 346 no doubt / of the reward that she had long desired. Glory be to
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 35 / and the women collapsed when she saw the familiar faces, / and d
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 53 s whole face with tears. / But she repeated herself, and ordered
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 62 their father to the body / and she urged him to order his life m
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 31 lessed the holy day / on which she rose up and was worthy to pen
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 32 ofty skies, / or that on which she was born and bestowed upon th
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 33 sent world, / or that on which she received the joys of the very
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 14 34 tiful life, / or that on which she was worthy to bear the high-t
AETHILVVALD.Aldhelm.Octo 19 usps of her crescent moon / as she roams the night, black with w
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 24 hroughout the world, / so that she would be a common marketplace
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 27 terror for enemy arms; / that she would be a haven for ships co
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 43 with the Picts, / devastated, she underwent at last the burden
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 44 rden of servitude, / nor could she defend the homeland with her
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 328 rl, / the guest suggested that she be brought to where the horse
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 331 r body was set on the ground. She slept / in that place for a bit
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 332 hat place for a bit and, when she woke, she realised she had be
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 333 ised she had been cured. / Then she found some water, washed her
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 398 rits, / and on returning home, she had taken with her some dust
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 408 to describe it to the abbess. / She, perceiving the wretched movem
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 637 rom her celestial throne, / as she intercedes for your life and
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 756 ith chaste mind. / For although she would be joined to a proud ma
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 758 lly wedded for twelve years, / she nevertheless remained undefil
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 761 conquered by her prayers, but she too by love of the Thunderer!
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 764 as husband and wife. / How much she lived as an untouched virgin
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1009 keep for herself alone those she bore, / nor did she happen to
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1010 lone those she bore, / nor did she happen to hold them within th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1078 hops of the city of York, for she has wandered far, / and abando
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1129 nd greeted her as usual while she lay there, / and, pouring fort
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1146 church to the Lord, / so that she should drink it and anoint he
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1147 anoint her aching limbs. / When she had done this, the medicine c
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1151 , / and with renewed strength, she bore a cup / to the blessed pr
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1153 to all / and, with her husband, she rendered thanks to God. / At a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1394 me to tell more about him, as she hurries back / to the end of t
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord P 14 , / praised the widow who, when she brought tiny bronze pieces, g
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 30 3 ing for seven long years, / and she could not move her wasting li
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 30 4 wasting limbs at all: / dying, she barely drew her last gasps fr
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 30 5 er last gasps from her chest. / She was carried and lay before th
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 30 13 strength, / and rejoicing that she was running home on her own l
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 33 17 ife with his wife was enough: / she had already submitted to her
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 1 od had revealed these things, she perceived future events in he
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 3 bed, seeing true dreams. / For she thought that she saw a new mo
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 7 r in a full orb. / Suddenly, as she was absorbing this, it rushed
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 10 gs in her mind, / wondered what she had seen could mean for her; /
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 34 11 seen could mean for her; / and she revealed all these things to
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 2 19 sent Gabriel from the stars. / She it was she whom the outstandi
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 3 42 a twelvefold name; / moreover, she consecrated the apse to an al
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 155 he eternal king in a garland. / She tramps down with her feet upo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 603 mbs of the old woman / so that she would once again have a healt
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 606 age / had sullied and, although she lay stiff as a corpse in the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 607 ath of decay, / yet nonetheless she straightaway become a young w
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 611 and with gowns. / Like a queen, she wore a ruby necklace round he
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 615 ssing the emperor as follows: / ‘She will always be yours and will
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 840 iful gift of virtues; / indeed, she received the hoped-for remedy
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 841 though groaning previously, she sustained a heart-complaint. /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1021 iest blunted the bite of what she said / with a shield, overcomin
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1164 brooch with blue-green gems. / She tried to ensnare the young ma
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1166 ing together of the bedroom. / She was finely adorned and relied
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1169 y the language of literature: / she was indeed retentive writing
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1179 rom their hearts. / After this, she was dipped in the holy stream
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1283 to you with a pure body! / For she will remain a tireless compan
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1546 / and, bearing bloody weapons, she disturbed the bonds of peace.
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1676 ole world rightly celebrates. / She was of a famous lineage of th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1686 ist and a temple of chastity. / She soon bore the true light from
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1696 sent Gabriel from the stars. / She it was she whom the outstandi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1698 fields , proclaimed in song: / ‘She is a garden enclosed, burgeon
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1712 the living praise of CECILIA? / She turned her own betrothed to s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1714 ents of fleshly excess, / since she loved the sweet kisses of Chr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1722 chamber according to marital, / she uttered the following words: /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1723 ollowing words: / ‘Behold,’ she said, an angel has passed ov
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1740 praise, / for of her own accord she devoted herself to divine wor
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1741 worship. / For as an adolescent she flourished in Christ, / trampli
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1743 d, as a dedicated young lady, she followed Christ as Lord, / stra
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1748 d in her limbs then on earth? / She suffered the horrific hazards
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1765 f the needy gave help / so that she might become stronger than th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1766 ly torturing her. / After this, she bought with her blood a marty
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1767 of, / and rising from the flesh she assumed the kingdom’s etern
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1768 . / Finally, after her death, she did not lack for miracles, / al
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1784 loved the Lord Christ. / Since she was born of good stock from a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1786 / but being consecrated to God she abandoned that social bond / be
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1788 o gain the kingdom of heaven. / She urged her mother, worn down b
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1799 o her mother / that in chastity she wished constantly to serve Ch
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1800 tinually / and that as a virgin she preferred to spurn a bridegro
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1802 s bejewelled display, / so that she might give suitors’ ornamen
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1811 with a Gorgon’s evil, since she had been snatched from him, / t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1818 tiful bride from Christ. / Then she did not yield to the bitter i
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1819 citements of words: / nor could she be swayed by the flattering d
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1820 deceit of pimps, / even though she was dragged with a rope to a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1844 kingdom with virginal purity. / She broke the earthly bonds of th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1867 the virgin could put up with, / she never could be conquered by a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1888 es with harmonies? / Next, when she had not yet received the sacr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1889 e sacred cradling of baptism, / she venerated Christ with wondrou
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1890 so much so that while a woman she cut off her own hair, / and hav
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1891 having rejected her tresses, she took up the standard of Chris
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1897 walk alongside the lads / whom she deceived by skilful artifice,
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1898 ice, / so that as a wise virgin she might be able to pass through
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1929 just passed by on earth, when she grew in her first age, / spurni
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1939 sensed the deadly disaster / if she should listen too often to hi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1940 to his shameful words, / or if she, as a virgin, should be bombar
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1941 es: / fearing such a mousetrap, she spurned the wanton one in spe
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1942 the wanton one in speech. / For she vowed that she would rather b
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1959 his loquacious lips: / because she had disdained their marriage
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1965 Dis. / Straightaway, therefore, she broke death’s shackles with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1977 alled her THECLA by name, / and she was converted by the sacred t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1982 trengthened her mind in this, / she whom the world could never so
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1983 er soften in any way, / so that she would be harder than iron in
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1998 his eternal citadel, / so that she, her wish granted, might escap
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2006 truggle in the worldly arena. / She adorned the last hours of her
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2008 rple blood, / while as a martyr she ascended to the threshold of
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2011 de known by praises in prose! / She loved nothing mortal with emp
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2012 rtal with empty love, / nor did she endeavour to prefer anything
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2013 ld to the Thunderer. / Instead, she despised equally all splendid
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2015 re / as if it were dirty filth, she might follow Christ freely. / A
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2016 w Christ freely. / As a result, she despised the luxuries of the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2027 her with a heavenly gift, / and she gained golden prizes by her v
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2065 n marriage with a dowry, / once she had already grown to adolesce
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2066 ce in a virgin’s years. / For she had been pledged to an uprigh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2123 ghter of the venerable Paula. / She kept the rules of chastity ac
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2127 the nuptial torches, / so that she was to suffer the seductive c
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2131 n from her / while with sobbing she anxiously lament’s her spou
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2135 ot feel with bitter tears, / as she spurned the sweet taint of wo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2136 et taint of worldly pleasure. / She spurned kisses on her mouth l
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2138 rist to her little lips / while she planted unblemished kisses on
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2143 e little virgin lived / so that she might deservedly be celebrate
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2175 a noble heritage, / nonetheless she stood in God’s presence mor
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2181 k at, / since, being fortunate, she possessed a very great inheri
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2192 offspring / in such a way that she might store up a treasure-che
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2212 g sustenance to the wretched. / She bestowed the income of her we
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2216 aise becomes current forever. / She spurned the despised inherita
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2217 for the chance of a husband, she followed the Lord. / That is th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2277 cumbing to dense wounds, / when she suffered darts drawn from lon
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2306 ould soften in her heart / when she saw those sainted limbs suffe
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2395 cult, / that quicker than words she would expel from the people / t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2407 ust as with a terrifying word she had ordered the dragon to dep
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2428 ter obliterating the enemies, she restored , / the panting chest
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2434 health they sought. / Likewise, she also cured at once the snake-
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2437 horrific teeth and open maw; she burst apart the serpent’s b
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2513 oiled down wine, / lest perhaps she might lose the victory of a h
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2565 trophy in a leather bag, / as she kept her chastity intact with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2574 ely surrounded with warriors; / she does not stride walking alone
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2576 d spears smeared with poison. / She, burning with false witnesses,
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2626 ered a fourth company by, / and she, forever frenzied, desires the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2628 hers stirs minds to fight, / as she breaks agreements fixed for p
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2633 aging Anger’s / bloody skull, she calms the mighty cry / so that
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2640 cites wicked minds to snares. / She is accustomed to bringing iro
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2667 leads the sixth battle-line: / she who fosters leisure and will
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2683 first man by deception, / when she spat out from her black heart
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2704 ng at the warriors of Christ. / She is keen to muster companies w
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2708 hakes under black clouds. / For she mostly strives to lay low the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2709 teous with her own spears / and she commits carnage with the weap
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2776 adow the wild grass, / which as she lies down during the night ho
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 317 m her former reputation, / for she had been accustomed attentive
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 323 ouse of your dear companion, / she could be captured in the fren
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 330 harnesses / in her right hand she asks the saint to dismount an
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 456 the King, / as a chaste mother she produces virginal choirs subo
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 457 f your kingdom, Paradise; and she begs the saint to deign / to s
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 461 alking to her with friendly, / she, being anxious with womanly co
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 471 ads through ailing limbs’. / She moaned and, bewailing the sad
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 629 sweet-sounding triumph.’ / She asks for a name. ‘Tomorrow
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 633 messenger to all her people, / she then learned at last the trut
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 186 lveriser was Queen Balthild. / She, smouldering like the charred
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 189 such a great crime in verse. / She violated nine bishops of the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 306 arance of the victor: / it was she who shone through him, who ha
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 497 he corpse of her dead child. / She stood there, mixed in among t
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 498 , mixed in among the crowds; / she groaned as faith and terror a
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 506 wretched foster-daughter.” / She redoubled her grieving cries
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 520 g joy to his wretched mother. / She received him back straightawa
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 521 ed him with her to feed him. / She was ordered to return him to
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 522 pelled by her fierce husband, she disdained this command / and f
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 604 eak spouse of the king. / Then she shot the poisonous arrows fro
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 605 ows from the evil quiver, / and she defiled the heart of the king
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 606 a devious wound. / The methods she used in her hostility were pu
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 607 : like a talkative partridge, / she blamed a righteous man of hav
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 822 it was not with impunity / that she acquired such great plunder f
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 865 ess organs were flowing away. / She had almost lost consciousness
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 866 lready become swollen lumps; / she was causing great anxiety to
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 867 her husband, / who watched as she drew the last breaths of her
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 868 t breaths of her spent life. / She prolonged the time, and at le
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 881 Aebba. / After a little while, she rejoiced to be hidden by the
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 906 s daring to misuse the relics she had stolen, / being puffed up
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 909 er organs. / In her wantonness she cherished him, and she became
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1255 years have been added to you. / She knows what payment you are ma
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1367 supplication and begged that she might allowed to touch it. / T
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1370 ing her request submissively, / she dipped the item of clothing i
N.MiraculaNyniae 349 pressed by an ancient dream, / she reached the place where the b
N.MiraculaNyniae 351 kept the holy body enclosed, / she threw herself to the ground a
N.MiraculaNyniae 369 with her whole body cast down / she pressed the earth with her fo
N.MiraculaNyniae 370 lay in the hollow cave. / Then she leapt up and the darkness fle
N.Nyniae.Hymn 13 oming, bore him. / Lasting joys she possesses with the honour of
N.Nyniae.Hymn 14 the honour of virginity, / she who bore the Lord, lasting jo