The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Riddle 46


Verse Indeterminate Saxon


Wer sæt æt wine      mid his wifum twam
ond his twegen suno      ond his twa dohtor,
swase gesweostor,      ond hyra suno twegen,
freolico frumbearn;      fæder wæs þær inne

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þara æþelinga      æghwæðres mid,
eam ond nefa.      Ealra wæron fife
eorla ond idesa      insittendra.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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