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Not published: do not cite ()

18 — Ælfric, PrefGenx §102-108

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Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Ælfric, PrefGenx §102-108)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Æfre se ðe awent oððe se ðe tæcð of Ledene on Englisc, æfre he sceal gefadian hit swa ðæt ðæt Englisc hæbbe his agene wisan, elles hit bið swyðe gedwolsum to rædenne ðam ðe ðæs Ledenes wise ne can. Is eac to witene ðæt sume gedwolmen wæron ðe woldon awurpan ða ealdan æ, and sume woldon habban ða ealdan and awurpan ða niwan, swa ða Iudeiscean doð.

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