The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Riddle 77

Verse Indeterminate Saxon

mec fedde,      sundhelm þeahte,
ond mec yþa wrugon      eorþan getenge
feþelease.      Oft ic flode ongean
muð ontynde.      Nu wile monna sum

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min flæsc fretan,      felles ne recceð,
siþþan he me of sidan      seaxes orde
hyd arypeð,      ...ec hr... ...þe siþþan
iteð unsodene      ea... ...d.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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