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" 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... "
Analecta Anglo-saxonica: Selections, in Prose and Verse, from the Anglo ... - Page 362
by Louis F. Klipstein - 1849
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6 articles on Anglo-Saxon poetry repr. from Archaeologia

John Josias Conybeare - 1811 - 110 pages
...llrnvoii'i nveiiging might, nnd woe, and wrath to come. " I •• I imvo tet thcc on corlli's stubborn soil . " With grief and stern necessity to strive,...days in unavailing toil, " The ceaseless sport of tort'ring fiends to live. " Thence to thy dust to turn, the worm's repast, " And dwell where penal...
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Stories and studies from the chronicles and history of England, by ..., Volume 1

Anna Maria Hall - 1847 - 298 pages
...Of heaven's avenging might, and woe, and wrath to come. " Lo ! I have set thee on earth's stubborn soil " With grief and stern necessity to strive ;...fiends to live. " Thence to thy dust to turn, the worm's repast, " And dwell where penal flames thro" endless ages last." The continuation of the poem...
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The History of the Anglo-Saxons: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 3

Sharon Turner - 1852 - 682 pages
...Of Heaven's avenging might, and woe, and wrath to come. " Lo ! I have set thcc on earth's stubborn soil With grief and stern necessity to strive ; To...thy days in unavailing toil, The ceaseless sport of tort'ring fiends to live. Thence to thy dust to turn, the worms' repast, And dwell where penal flames...
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The history of the Anglo-Saxons, Volume 3

Sharon Turner - 1852 - 610 pages
...and stern necessity to strive; To wear thy days in unavailing toil, The ceaseless sport of tort'ring fiends to live. Thence to thy dust to turn, the worms' repast, And dwell where penal flames thro' endless ages last." u 3 CHAP. III. BOOK The poem continues for some length, and thus con. eludes:...
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The History of the Anglo-Saxons from the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 3

Sharon Turner - 1886 - 684 pages
...understanding. 24 THE poet here introduces his picture of the " Lo ! I have set thee on earth's stubborn soil With grief and stern necessity to strive ; To...thy days in unavailing toil, The ceaseless sport of tort'ring fiends to live. Thence to thy dust to turn, the worms' repast, And dwell where penal flames...
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The Christ of Cynewulf: A Poem in Three Parts : the Advent, the Ascension ...

Cynewulf - 1900 - 548 pages
...It is still further paraphrased by Conybeare in these lines : Lo I have set thee on earth's stubborn soil With grief and stern necessity to strive, To...torturing fiends to live. Thence to thy dust to turn, the worm's repast, And dwell where penal flames through endless ages last. 621. of. So Cosijn would read....
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