A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

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Exodus 399a saac. || Ād-fȳr on·brann; / first ferhð-bana || nā þȳ fæġ
Andreas 147a fruma || unnan wolde / þa wæs first agan || frumrædenne / þinggem
Elene 256b ode on sorĝum || [VII] nihta first / under hearm-locan || hungre
Christ C 1322a | wunde hǣlan, / þone lȳtlan first || þe hēr līfes sīe, / þæ
Resignation 22b ġief þū mē, min frēa, || first and andġiet / and ġe·þyld a
A.3.4 234 he shadows, / so that he is at first like an eagle’s nestling, /
A.3.4 252 the nature of corn, / which is first sown as a pure seed, / and the
A.3.4 283 / when God, firm in victory, / first set him up on that noble plai
A.4.2 14 / lady of supernatural beauty, first visited him. / Then they went
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 3 stronghold of the church. / At first, apologetically and humbly the
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 9 him, when already as a boy I first entered / and frequented the w
AETHILVVALD.Aldhelm.Octo 1 Lord, you who formed from the first all the building-blocks of th
AETHILVVALD.Offa.Octo 9 ine / through deep inquiry the first of your family line; / yet havi
AETHILVVALD.Wihtfrith.Octo 62 s: / ‘Produced right from the first from a beautiful shoot / certai
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor P 19 reciative verse! / A Roman hand first founded her, lofty in walls a
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 158 swered him with a ready word: / ‘First let the foul worship of gods
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 170 been used to, / and you be the first to defile the lofty shrine wi
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 210 ter, holy Paulinus become the first Archbishop / and he pondered G
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 367 cient hatred savage locals at first refused / to take up the bones
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 535 with limited company, and he first of all invoked / the Godhead o
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 607 elled to hasten to Rome, / but first he was carried by the winds t
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 686 , once wrote / about them all, first in the language of prose / and
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 888 nd at last he died during the first watch of night / and at its la
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 981 ur, / so that by comparison the first seemed very slight. / I gladly
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord P 17 ppliant into your temple. / The first bronze coin consists of plain
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 3 6 erd should confirm him in the first rank, / so that he might be a b
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 10 3 m / those whom the holy man had first filled with the nourishing gi
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 13 5 d send my reader to the prose first; / there they will already find
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.4 6 e curved boat. / James was the first to convert the Spanish people
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 395 rld, outshines the old law? / First then, the prophet JOHN, fille
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 510 d’s lineage of the from its first beginnings, / when incomprehens
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 739 arned language / laying out the first seeds of created things; / how
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 756 ms of the heavens above. / This first inhabitant taught holy worshi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 806 ess, / severely treading on the first diversions of youth. / He becam
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 848 ngdom, / a people that , having first perplexed by perverse wanderi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 870 ts owner’s arms. / He was the first who laid down how, in the str
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 874 t man’s famed life from the first, / Pope Gregory once described i
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 927 mber, one man stepped forward first, / and although he had sworn an
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 951 urned in blazing fire, / he who first cast darts from his unspeakab
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1259 ce he had progressed from his first years, / so that he might learn
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1929 n earth, when she grew in her first age, / spurning in her heart th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2280 n sisters / were allotted their first beginnings in Rome: / indeed, t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2281 ginnings in Rome: / indeed, the first was called fortunate RUFINA, /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2486 this dread pestilence in the first conflict. / A sinful phalanx fo
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2507 d his brothers, the third and first, wanted to hide their father
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2682 n, / it was her that misled the first man by deception, / when she sp
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2697 sters of the vices were born: / first, the headlong strife of a leth
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2712 ve grows from the dread seed: / first, contempt of leaders teaching
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2723 his brother, / who had been the first to burn the fat innards of sh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2734 en the angelic prince and the first shining light-bearer of the s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2879 h their voices the Thunderer, / (First the patriarchs, who produced
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg prohemium 30 the heights. / Right from the first threshold of life the glory o
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 337 man praise. / And when he was first urged by the commands of his
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 905 gifts, / received himself the first teachings of health-giving st
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 913 ld be divided, / and while the first strip is dipped in holy water
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 127 gain worldly contagion. / When first I have seen the illustrious s
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 178 hand of the bishop making the first cut, / as he wished to take up
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 253 ion where shadows fall, spoke first and put forward / precepts whi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 324 ing through a fortunate fate: / first it is right to remember the l
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 348 ured out freely, / and for the first time the adornments of white
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 600 eat knowledge, so that, after first having slain the choice soldi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1019 / Ekfrid, who wanted to be the first to rob the aforementioned bis
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1234 goals he wanted to reach. / At first he was carried by a horse, an
N.MiraculaNyniae 84 ing there, / and he it was who first built the bright-white founda
N.MiraculaNyniae 494 he taught to other men he had first done it all himself, / and by h