The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Riddle 74

Verse Indeterminate Saxon

Ic wæs fæmne geong,      feaxhar cwene,
ond ænlic rinc      on ane tid;
fleah mid fuglum      ond on flode swom,
deaf under yþe      dead mid fiscum,
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ond on foldan stop,      hæfde ferð cwicu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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