A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: why

Number of occurrences in corpus: 32

AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 6 67 ne could clearly understand. / Why should I mention everything?
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 24 our faith by marrying again, / why do you ask here and now in th
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 11 44 ached her husband’s deeds: / ‘Why, you fool, corrupt in mind and
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 61 of ransoming their homeland. / Why should I now sing more? Behol
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 810 him in secret, / and asked him why he could not be bound, / or wh
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1343 iately asked it / what it was, why it fled, and what wrong it ha
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1572 wind in your sails up to now. / Why you are you keen to remind of
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.2 7 from the citadel of heaven: / why do you persecute me, opposing
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 391 coal a heavenly shower. / But why does the page only proclaim a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 881 e crowd of teachers sprang. / Why shall I recall two twin broth
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2214 of death. / That is the reason why the world spreads widely her
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2218 the Lord. / That is the reason why the woman suffered bloody pun
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2525 g the rights of their beds. / Why do I recall Nabal, inebriated
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 25 nts from a sorrowful heart: / ‘Why, dear, do you subject yourself
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 220 is gentle heart as follows: / ‘Why, I ask, does such great listle
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 320 ns with kindly consolation: / ‘Why do you grieve and, melted by
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 346 Christ from this foul guest. / Why should I try to describe his
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 380 wing to the savage robbers: / ‘Why, pray, do you touch with impro
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 395 hen they ignored his appeals / ‘Why’ he said, ‘are you damaging
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 405 est from harmless material. / Why, wild pride, do you seethe wit
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 557 went according to his words. / Why should I try to say what I am
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 567 ents of the absent [saint]? / Why should I strive to capture by
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 613 ough the mercy of the Lord. / Why should I delay? Both of them
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 123 an, by the vows I have taken. Why did I seek out / the swelling s
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 166 entered the heights of Lyon. / Why should I tell of the tears th
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 503 hand which you have raised. / Why do you despise a mother beref
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 624 they devised malicious lies. / “Why am I harmed,” the father as
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 681 f the holy one. / Unwise woman, why do you provoke the righteous
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 683 essed man from his homeland. / Why do you disturb the sea? What?
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 954 y, and observed no propriety. / Why do you shriek, you crop which
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1331 nly life with righteousness. / Why do I delay with these words?
N.MiraculaNyniae 239 d spoke to the sick robbers, / “Why, I ask, did you want to harm s