Analecta Anglo-saxonica: Selections, in Prose and Verse, from the Anglo-Saxon Literature: with an Introductory Ethnological Essay, and Notes, Critical and Explanatory, Volume 2
G.P. Putnam, 1849
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Page 363 - Thrice Holy He, The Spirit Son of Deity ! He call'd from nothing into birth Each fair production of the teeming earth ; He bids the faithful and the just aspire To join in endless bliss Heaven's angel choir. His love bestows on human kind Each varied excellence of mind. To some his Spirit-gift affords The power and mastery of words : So may the wiser sons of earth proclaim, In speech and measured song, the glories of his name.
Page 9 - ... fon mid swilcum folcgesteallan. frynd synd hie mine georne, holde on hyra hygesceaftum. ic maeg hyra hearra wesan, raedan on bis rice. swa me baet riht ne binced 290 bast ic oleccan awiht burfe gode aefter gode aenegum ne wille ic leng his geongra [wurban.
Page 8 - ... he let hine swa micles [wealdan. hehstne to him on heofona rice, haefde he hine swa hwitne [geworhtne, 255 swa wynlic waes his waestm on heofonum: baet him com [from weroda drihtne.
Page 362 - Net such the doom Our sorrowing fathers heard of old The doom that in dread accents told Of Heaven's avenging might, and woe, and wrath to come. " Lo! I have set thee on earth's stubborn...
Page 394 - This fragment leads us to form a very high idea of the poetic powers of our forefathers. The entire poem, of which it probably formed but an inconsiderable part, must have been a truly noble production.
Page 321 - Canebat autem de creatione mundi et origine humani generis et tota genesis historia, de egressu Israel ex Aegypto et ingressu in terram repromissionis, de aliis plurimis sacrae scripturae historiis, de incarnatione dominica, passione, resurrectione et ascensione in caelum, de spiritus sancti aduentu et apostolorum doctrina.
Page 132 - Ne maeg paer ren ne snaw, ne forstes fnaest ne fyres blaest, 15 ne haegles hryre ne hrimes dryre ne sunnan haetu, ne sincaldu ne wearm weder ne winterscur wihte gewyrdan, ac se wong seomad eadig ond onsund.
Page 326 - Its chief and universal characteristic was a very regular alliteration, so arranged that in every couplet there should be two principal words in the first line beginning with the same letter, which letter must also be the initial of the first word, on which the stress of the voice falls in the second line.