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Not published: do not cite ()

20 — Ælfric, PrefGenx §115-121

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Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Ælfric, PrefGenx §115-121)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

We sceolon awendan urne willan to his gesetnyssum, and we ne magon gebigean his gesetnyssa on urum lustum. Ic cweðe nu ðæt ic ne dearr ne ic nelle nane boc æfter ðisre of Ledene on Englisc awendan; and ic bidde ðe, leof ealdormann, ðæt ðu me ðæs na leng ne bidde, ði læs ðe ic beo ðe ungehyrsum, oððe leas gyf ic do. God ðe sy milde a on ecnysse.

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