Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ælfric of Eynsham (Ælfric)

10th century; ed. not skaldic;

not in Skj

prose works

Preface to Genesis Assignment (PrefGenx) - 21

Preface to Genesis Assignment

Not published: do not cite ()

17 — Ælfric, PrefGenx §97-102

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Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Ælfric, PrefGenx §97-102)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Nu is seo foresæde boc on manegum stowum swyðe nearolice gesett, and ðeah swyðe deoplice on ðam gastlican andgyte; and heo is swa geendebyrd, swa swa God sylf hi gedihte ðam writere Moyse, and we ne durron na mare awritan on Englisc þonne ðæt Leden hæfð, ne ða endebyrdnysse awendan, buton ðam anum, ðæt ðæt Leden and ðæt Englisc nabbað na ane wisan on ðære spræce fandunge.

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