A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

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Number of occurrences in corpus: 61

A.3.4 31 / tell us in their writings, / than any of the gleaming mountains
A.3.4 129 ondrously, his bright voice, / than any son of man ever heard und
A.3.4 133 more lovely / and more joyous than any melody; / no trumpets nor
A.4.2 329 ed with gold, / more heirlooms than any / expert could describe. /
Bede's Death Song, Northumbrian Version 2b g uuiurthit / thoncsnotturra || than him tharf sie / to ymbhycgganna
AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 32 to take any more nourishment than what was right. / Formed by th
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 246 God’s help, / which is finer than any weapon. Prostrate your fa
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 338 nd more lush with green grass than the whole field. / He pondered
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 996 / although in that regard less than holy faith demands, / gaze on
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1050 e was more studious in books / than the fair. They enter the cros
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1110 speech. / No sooner was it said than he followed the father’s co
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1355 am hundred times less worthy / than that apostolic prince, but tr
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1372 him more gently as he crashed / than the harsh ground would have r
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1454 through sacred volumes. / More than once he happily travelled on
ALCVIN.VPatRegSanctEubor 1562 e present poem / seemed longer than poetic custom requires. / After
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 23 6 infant shall be more exalted than all the other / dukes of the Fr
ALCVIN.VmetWillibrord 29 2 many time, one truly sweeter than any spice: / the truth of this
ALDHELM.CarmEcc 4.3 10 ed Christ’s commands sooner than speech. / Who can tally up the
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 67 / and desires something better than to pluck the chords with a pl
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 141 dwellers more in our struggle / than love of purity reigning in a
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 228 ts smooth circles glow redder than red-purple dye, / that bird, wh
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 328 times of Christ more clearly / than all the ancient prophets in t
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 491 e jaws of wolves; / he who more than once turned dark ravens with
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 906 t’s triumph / more completely than they celebrate the year’s s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 917 light, / and much more brightly than the rich fuel of olive oil / an
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1021 of licentiousness / But quicker than words, a priest blunted the b
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1100 h clear swells, / until quicker than words they bore the saints to
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1135 ties of old laws, / and quicker than words, having acquired the fu
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1473 is naked flesh. / Then, quicker than speech, like a swift bird he
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1529 un, / as Titan burned them more than in the summer season. / Meanwhi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1754 s in black fires, / but swifter than speech the flame lost its for
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1765 hat she might become stronger than those cruelly torturing her. /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1777 aining her body , / and quicker than speech he quelled the damage
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1797 r flowed further / and, quicker than can be said, dried up the str
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1962 eaven’s wrath. / For, quicker than words, he who wished to harm
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1983 , / so that she would be harder than iron in the face of bloody to
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2067 ht suitor, / a man more eminent than anyone apart from kings / who r
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2073 to serve the High King / rather than live a wealthy man in fine de
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2272 in this way, praying, rather than enduring injury, / they ascende
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2307 . / But it turned out otherwise than the cruel torturer hoped, / sin
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2395 ir noxious cult, / that quicker than words she would expel from th
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 486 of the highest pontificate, / than which our age rightly regards
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 515 e mature in faith and spirit / than in years, the renowned man ru
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 645 by the grim weapons of Satan / than to receive the empty favours
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 705 the borders of this homeland / than timidly to turn your minds ba
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 767 uld choose to leave the place than to undergo / extremes of dange
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 867 as steel gleams more precious than Libyan gold, / so the gleaming
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 868 shines brightly more precious than eastern gems. / This third su
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 871 se two, but no less energetic than those holy companions, / you,
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 21 Wilfrid, whose fame is higher than the mountains, / tasted the su
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 196 ng, beast of the Lord, rather than the true laws. / Therefore, as
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 293 n the Olympian court / greater than Peter, whom we and the kings
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 636 fate which is premature more than it is sad.” / He said these
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 884 fer the loss of his own life / than destroy a righteous man for a
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1044 nd flourished more perversely than the familiar hydra. / Old fires
N.MiraculaNyniae 29 onverted from earliest days, / than to yield to the savage storms
N.MiraculaNyniae 202 all things.” / Then quicker than speech, the servant went down
N.MiraculaNyniae 219 chaste in his merits, / rather than to make the chosen one sad by
N.MiraculaNyniae 321 bness went away, / and, faster than speech, when he tried to walk
N.MiraculaNyniae 454 y and somewhat skilled speech than to leave them all out in word
N.Stigand.Inscr 7 . / [‘This Cross, more sacred than anything else, stands above t