The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Riddle 86
Verse Indeterminate Saxon


Wiht cwom gongan      þær weras sæton
monige on mæðle,      mode snottre;
hæfde an eage      ond earan twa,
ond II fet,      XII hund heafda,

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hrycg ond wombe      ond honda twa,
earmas ond eaxle,      anne sweoran
ond sidan twa.      Saga hwæt ic hatte.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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