Særinces Gid

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Lines divide:

stanza 1 MV = lines 1-6a AS; 2 = 6b-8a; 3 = 8b-12a; 4 = 12b-16; 5 = 17; 6 = 18-25a; 7 = 25b-26; 8 = 27-30; 9 = 31-33a; 10/11 = 33b-38; 12 = 39-43; 13 = 44-47; 14 = 48-52; 15 = 53-55a; 16 = 55b-57; 17 = 58-62a; 18 = 62b-64a; 19 = 64b-67; 20 = 68-71; 21 = 72-80a; 22 = 80b-85; 23 = 86-93; 24 = 94-99; 25 = 100-105; 26 = 106-107; 27 = 108; 28 = 109-116; 29 = 117-122a; 30 = 122b-124/5; and index. Click on numbers for teleportation.


 

1: 1-6a

MÆG ic be me sylfum soðgied wrecan

siþas secgan hu ic geswincdagum

earfoðhwile oft þrowade

bitre breostceare gebidan hæbbe

gecunnad in ceole cearselda fela

atol yþa gewealc


2: 6b-8a

þær mec oft bigeat

nearo nihtwaco æt nacan stefnan

þonne he be clifan cnossað


3: 8b-12a

calde geþrungen

wæron fet mine forste gebunden

caldum clommum þær þa ceare seofedun

hate ymb heortan hungor innan slat

merewerges mod

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4: 12b-16

þæt se mon ne wat

þe him on foldan fægrost limpeð

hu ic earmcearig iscealdne sæ

winter wunade wræccan lastum

winemægum bidroren


5: 17

bihongen hrimgicelum hægl scurum fleag


6: 18-25a

þær ic ne gehyrde butan hlimman sæ

iscaldne wæg hwilum ylfete song

dyde ic me to gomene ganetes hleoþor

ond huilpan sweg fore hleahtor wera

mæw singende fore medodrince

stormas þær stanclifu beotan þær him stearn oncwæð

isigfeþera ful oft þæt earn bigeal

urigfeþra

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7: 25b-26

nænig hleomæga

feasceaftig ferð frefran meahte


8: 27-30

forþon him gelyfeð lyt se þe ah lifes wyn

gebiden in burgum bealosiþa hwon

wlonc ond wingal hu ic werig oft

in brimlade bidan sceolde


9: 31-33a

nap nihtscua norþan sniwde

hrim hrusan bond hægl feol on eorþan

corna caldast


10/11: 33b-38

forþon cnyssað nu

heortan geþohtas þæt ic hean streamas

sealtyþa gelac sylf cunnige

monað modes lust mæla gehwylce

ferð to feran þæt ic feor heonan

elþeodigra eard gesece


12: 39-43

forþon nis þæs modwlonc mon over eorþan

ne his gifena þæs god ne in geoguþe to þæs hwæt

ne in his dædum to þæs deor ne him his dryhten to þæs hold

þæt he a his sæfore sorge næbbe

to hwon hine dryhten gedon wille

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13: 44-47

ne biþ him to hearpan hyge ne to hringþege

ne to wife wyn ne to worulde hyht

ne ymbe owiht elles nefne ymb yða gewealc

ac a hafað longunge se þe on lagu fundað


14: 48-52

bearwas blostmum nimað byrig fægriað

wongas wlitigað woruld onetteð

ealle þa gemoniað modes fusne

sefan to siþe þam þe swa þenceð

on flodwegas feor gewitan


15: 53-55a

swylce geac monað geomran reorde

singeð sumeres weard sorge beodeð

bitter in breosthord

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16: 55b-57

þæt se beorn ne wat

sefteadig secg hwaet þa sume dreogað

þe þa wræclastas widost lecgað


17: 58-62a

forþon nu min hyge hweorfeð ofer hreþerlocan

min modsefa mid mereflode

ofer hwæles eþel hweorfeð wide

eorþan sceatas cymeð eft to me

gifre ond grædig


18: 62b-64a

Gielleð anfloga

hweteð on wæl weg hreþer unwearnum

ofer holma gelagu

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19: 64b-67

forþon me hatran sind

dryhtnes dreamas þonne þis deade lif

læne on londe ic gelyfe no

þæt him eorðwelan ece stondað


20: 68-71

simle þreora sum þinga gehwylce

ær his tiddæge to tweon weorþeð

adl oþþe yldo oþþe ecghete

fægum fromweardum feorh oðþringeð


21: 72-80a

forþon þæt is eorla gewham æftercweþendra

lof lifgendra lastworda betst

þæt he gewyrce ær he on weg scyle

fremum on foldan wið feonda niþ

deorum dædum deofle togeanes

þæt hine ælda bearn æfter hergen

ond his lof siþþan lifge mid englum

awa to ealdre ecan lifes blæd

dream mid dugeþum


22: 80b-85

dagas sind gewitene

ealle onmedlan eorþan rices

nearon nu cyningas ne caseras

ne goldgiefan swylce iu wæron

þonne hi mæst mid him mærþa gefremedon

ond on dryhlicestum dome lifdon

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23: 86-93

gedroren is þeos duguð eal dreamas sind gewitene

wuniað þa wacran ond þas woruld healdaþ

brucað þurh bisgo blæd is gehnæged

eorþan indryhto ealdað and searað

swa nu monna gehwylc geond middangeard

yldo him on fareð onsyn blacað

gomelfeax gnornað wat his iuwine

æþelinga bearn eorþan forgiefene


24: 94-99

ne mæg him þonne se flæschoma þonne him þæt feorg losað

ne swete forswelgan ne sar gefelan

ne hond onhreran ne mid hyge þencan

þeah þe græf wille golde stregan

broþor his geborenum byrgan be deadum

maþmum mislicum þæt hine mid nille

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25: 100-105

ne mæg þære sawle þe biþ synna ful

gold to geoce for godes egsan

þonne he hit ær hydeð þenden he her leofað

micel biþ se meotudes egsa forþon hi seo molde oncyrreð

se gestaþelade stiþe grundas

eorþan sceatas ond uprodor


26: 106-107

dol biþ se þe him his dryhten ne ondrædeþ

cymeð him se deað unþinged

eadig bið se þe eaþmod leofaþ

cymeð him seo ar of heofonum


27: 108

meotod him þæt mod gestaþelað forþon he in his meahte gelyfeð

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28: 109-116

stieran mon sceal strongum mode

ond þæt on staþelum healdan

ond gewis werum wisum clæne

scyle monna gehwylc mid gemete healdan

wiþ leofne ond wið laþne bealo

þeah þe he hine wille fyres fulne

oþþe on bæle forbærnedne

his geworhtne wine wyrd biþ swiþre

meotud meahtigra þonne ænges monnes gehygd


29: 117-122a

uton we hycgan hwær we ham agen

ond þonne geþencan hu we þider cumen

ond we þonne eac tilien þæt we to moten

in þa ecan eadignesse

þær is lif gelong in lufan dryhtnes

hyht in heofonum


30: 122b-124/5

þæs sy þam halgan þonc

þæt he usic geweorþade wuldres ealdor

ece dryhten in ealle tid

Amen


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