The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Riddle 87
Verse Indeterminate Saxon


Ic seah wundorlice wiht;      wombe hæfde micle,
þryþum geþrungne.      þegn folgade
megenstrong ond mundrof;      micel me þuhte
godlic gumrinc,      grap on sona

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heofones toþe     
bleowe on eage;      hio borcade,
wancode willum.      Hio wolde seþeah
niol...    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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