A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: tear

Number of occurrences in corpus: 10

A.4.2 281 bling to the ground, began to tear his hair, / perplexed of mind,
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 314 phesy, / in order that he might tear down the demon’s kingdom an
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 695 by wrongful reverence, / did he tear down an infamous pine-tree wi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1565 ve, / but the savage beast will tear you to pieces you with frenzi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1566 beaks of birds will likewise tear your mutilated corpse! / So it
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1956 t as barking mastiffs usually tear with their jaws. / Then the sui
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2751 worldly plot / fear far more to tear apart the proud serpent here
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 187 of Styx, was threatening / to tear the saints to pieces with her
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 820 of this dispute, presumed to tear / the precious reliquaries away
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1179 riendly posterity, and do not tear up the ancient charters.” / T