A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Word Explorer: wish

Number of occurrences in corpus: 18

AEDILVVLF.DeAbbatibus 18 28 death. / For indeed he did not wish to let any day pass except wi
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 241 me, / so that the page will not wish to snatch in its cunning maw /
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 573 y weapons, / he was granted his wish and straightaway conquered al
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1237 inal limbs. / If anyone were to wish to defile her holy chastity / b
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1381 / but queen Proserpina did not wish to follow her mother, / as it i
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1539 t the crowd, having got their wish, would leave / purged of their s
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1561 rtune befall you, / just as you wish with your words, about to com
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1872 However, because they did not wish to follow the tyrant’s decr
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 1998 nal citadel, / so that she, her wish granted, might escape the fir
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2142 y, I say, having obtained her wish, the little virgin lived / so th
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2228 nly agree to grant his wicked wish. / But the shield of modesty pro
ALDHELM.CarmVirg 2844 ting. / In this way they always wish to criticize the pages of wri
BEDE.VmetCuthbert.Vulg 1 726 els. / ‘Let this man, if you wish’, he said, ‘come under my roo
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 23 ble stream. / It is my earnest wish, if the author of our Lord gra
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 795 he replied (inquit), “And I wish that I might suffer with joy
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1027 ing / the best life by a common wish: often, I confess, you have wi
FRITHEGOD.BrevVWilfred 1279 witnesses / and indicated his wish to apply himself to the thing
N.Nyniae.Hymn 49 in accordance with the royal wish; / the holy hosts in the sk