Caedmon's metrical paraphrase of parts of the Holy Scriptures, in Anglo-Saxon;: with an English translation, notes, and a verbal index,

Society of Antiquaries of London; and sold by Black, Young and Young, 1832 - 341 Seiten

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Seite 243 - He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.
Seite 24 - I power of my hands, might one season be without, be one winter's space ! Then with this host I — But around me lie iron bonds, presseth this cord of chain ; I am powerless ! me have so hard the clasps of hell, so firmly, grasped ! Here is a vast fire above and underneath. Never did I see a loathlier landscape. The flame abateth not hot over hell.
Seite 206 - The mountain heights were With blood besteamed, The sea foamed gore, Crying was in the waves, The water full of weapons, A death-mist rose ; The Egyptians were Turned back ; Trembling they fled, They felt fear : Would that host gladly Find their homes ; Their vaunt grew sadder : Against them, as a cloud, rose The fell rolling of the waves ; There came not any Of that host to home, But from behind inclosed them Fate with the wave.
Seite 24 - This hard-polished band, Impeded in my course, Debarred me from my way ; My feet are bound, My hands manacled ; Of these hell-doors are The ways obstructed, So that with aught I cannot From these limb-bonds escape ; About me lie Of hard iron Forged with heat, Huge gratings, With which me God Hath fastened by the neck.
Seite 20 - Because they his deed and word Would not revere ; Therefore them in a worse light, Under the earth beneath, Almighty God Had placed triumphless In the swart hell ; There they have at even, Immeasurably long, Each of all the fiends, A renewal of fire ; S.4 TAX'S PUNISHMENT. r 25 Then cometh ere dawn The eastern wind, Frost bitter-cold, Ever fire or dart...
Seite xxv - 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 adventu, et Apostolorum doctrina.
Seite 45 - And his heart began Turn to her will. He from the woman took Hell and death, Though it was not so called, But it the name of fruit Must have : Yet was it death's dream, And the devil's artifice, Hell and death, And men's perdition, The destruction of human kind, That they made for food Unholy fruit ! Thus it came within him, Touched at his heart. Laughed then and played The bitter-purposed messenger. THE FLIGHT OF THE ISRAELITES.
Seite 33 - Adam spake, Where on earth he stood, A self-created man : " When I the Lord of triumph, The mighty God, Heard speak With strong voice ; And he me here standing bade Hold his commandments, And me gave this bride, This wife of beauteous mien ; And me bade beware That in the tree of death I were not deceived, Too much seduced : He said that the swart hell Should inhabit He who in his heart aught Should admit of sin. I know not (for thou mayest come with lies, Through dark design) That thou art the Lord's...
Seite xxiii - ... quid vel unde esset quod referebat, probaretur, visumque est Omnibus, caelestem ei a Domino concessam esse gratiam.

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