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Waldere (Waldere) - 2

Waldere

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non-skaldic stanzas:  A   B 

1 — Waldere A

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Waldere A)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

hyrde hyne georne:
‘Huru Welande... | worc ne geswiceð
monna ænigum | ðara ðe Mimming can
heardne gehealdan. | Oft æt hilde gedreas
swatfag and sweordwund | secg æfter oðrum.
ætlan ordwyga, | ne læt ðin ellen nu gy...
gedreosan to dæge, | dryhtscipe
| is se dæg cumen
þæt ðu scealt aninga | oðer twega,
lif forleosan | oððe l... ...gne dom
agan mid eldum, | ælfheres sunu.
Nalles ic ðe, wine min, | wordum cide,
ðy ic ðe gesawe | æt ðam sweordplegan
ðurh edwitscype | æniges monnes
wig forbugan | oððe on weal fleon,
lice beorgan, | ðeah þe laðra fela
ðinne byrnhomon | billum heowun,
ac ðu symle furðor | feohtan sohtest,
mæl ofer mearce; | ðy ic ðe metod ondred,
þæt ðu to fyrenlice | feohtan sohtest
æt ðam ætstealle | oðres monnes,
wigrædenne. | Weorða ðe selfne
godum dædum, | ðenden ðin god recce.
Ne murn ðu for ði mece; | ðe wearð maðma cyst
gifeðe to geoce, | mid ðy ðu Guðhere scealt
beot forbigan, | ðæs ðe he ðas beaduwe ongan
...d unryhte | ærest secan.
Forsoc he ðam swurde | and ðam syncfatum,
beaga mænigo, | nu sceal bega leas
hworfan from ðisse hilde, | hlafurd secan
ealdne eðel | oððe her ær swefan,
gif he ða’  (eddic or germanic)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated