The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Riddle 85
Verse Indeterminate Saxon


Nis min sele swige,      ne ic sylfa hlud
ymb ......      unc dryhten scop
siþ ætsomne.      Ic eom swiftre þonne he,
þragum strengra,      he þreohtigra.

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Hwilum ic me reste;      he sceal yrnan forð.
Ic him in wunige      a þenden ic lifge;
gif wit unc gedælað,      me bið deað witod.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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