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Not published: do not cite ()

19 — Ælfric, PrefGenx §108-115

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Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Ælfric, PrefGenx §108-115)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Ac Crist sylf and his apostolas us tæhton ægðer to healdenne, ða ealdan gastlice and ða niwan soðlice mid weorcum. God gesceop us twa eagan and twa earan, twa nosðyrlu, twegen weleras, twa handa and twegen fet, and he wolde eac habban twa gecyðnyssa on ðisre worulde gesett, ða ealdan and ða niwan; for ðan ðe he deð swa swa hine sylfne gewyrð, and he nænne rædboran næfð, ne nan man ne ðearf him cweðan to, Hwi dest ðu swa?

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