A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: sword

Number of occurrences in corpus: 31

A.4.2 78 th hair tied up, took a sharp sword, / hardened in showers [of batt
A.4.2 89 true faith, so that with this sword I may be permitted / to cut do
A.4.2 105 e adversary / with a decorated sword, so that she carved / halfway t
A.4.2 289 s our protector / slashed by a sword, beheaded.” Full of grief, /
A.4.2 336 th ash-spears, Holofernes’s sword / and blood-stained helmet, li
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 2 1 Ecgfrith fell by the hostile sword of the Picts, / behold, his ba
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 69 of conflict / that turned the sword against an allied race / and d
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 112 , was soon laid low by wicked sword. / Then the beloved young man r
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 302 cut from his body by a pagan sword, / upon a stake. King Oswiu, hi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 524 yed walls and put folk to the sword. / Just as a torrent, swollen wi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 552 he fell under the victor’s sword and was killed. / Everywhere,
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 568 rror, forcing others with the sword, / he bore his victorious stand
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1056 wn the fair one with a bloody sword / but practiced lengthy tortur
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 14 4 bishop’s head with a sharp sword; / but the blessed man felt no w
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.1 35 horrendous wounds of a cruel sword. / And God, the omnipotent judg
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.4 13 ath, after he was struck by a sword. / But the lofty Father, who ri
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1255 a warrior of Christ, after a sword had been drawn, would deny hi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1832 her pure innards with a rigid sword, / and purple blood at once flow
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1961 , / punished his guilt with the sword of heaven’s wrath. / For, qui
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2420 brandish / the blade on a drawn sword, spilling bloody streams / and c
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2464 o shields of conflict / and the sword of the Word that slays the mo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2632 nd, about to shatter with her sword raging Anger’s / bloody skull
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 325 be overcome by the conquering sword of faith. / But rather, the wo
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 506 Ecgfrith fell to the hostile sword of the Picts / and his bastard
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 189 ishops of the church with the sword. / These can be omitted, whom th
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 194 y the savage penalties of the sword. / Soon they summon him, choosin
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 545 defenders with an indomitable sword. / They blocked up two rivers w
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 787 his own citizens and the hard sword / in his groin, entering right
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 855 , “were given to the bitter sword, / or if javelins were pressed
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 969 old nor through the rapacious sword of an enemy. / Then he soothed
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1104 ifice myself to you by my own sword.” / This was the father’s plea,