Christ III Back to lines 201 - 250
firenfremmendra, fela rowade.
Magun leoda bearn leohte oncnawan
hu hine lygnedon lease on geoncum,
1120 hysptun hearmcwidum, ond on his hleor somod
255 hyra spatl speowdon. Sprcon him edwit,
ond on one eadgan ondwlitan swa some
helfuse men hondum slogun,
folmum areahtum ond fystum eac,
1125 ond ymb his heafod heardne gebigdon
260 beag yrnenne, blinde on geoncum,
dysge ond gedwealde. Gesegun a dumban gesceaft,
eoran ealgrene ond uprodor,
forhte gefelan frean rowinga,
1130 ond mid cearum cwidun, eah hi cwice nron,
265 a hyra scyppend sceaan onfengon
syngum hondum. Sunne wear adwsced,
ream arysmed; a sio eod geseah
in Hierusalem godwebba cyst
1135 t r am halgan huse sceolde
270 to weorunga weorud sceawian;
ufan eall forbrst t hit on eoran lg
on twam styccum. s temples segl,
wundorbleom geworht to wlite s huses,
1140 sylf slat on tu, swylce hit seaxes ecg
275 scearp urhwode. Scire burstan
muras ond stanas monge fter foldan,
ond seo eore eac, egsan myrde,
beofode on bearhtme, ond se brada s
1145 cyde crftes meaht ond of clomme brc
280 up yrringa on eoran fm,
ge on stede scynum steorran forleton
hyra swsne wlite. On a sylfan tid
heofon hluttre ongeat hwa hine healice
1150 torhtne getremede tungolgimmum;
285 foron he his bodan sende, a ws geboren rest
gesceafta scircyning. Hwt, eac scyldge men
gesegon to soe, y sylfan dge
e on rowade, eodwundor micel,
1155 tte eore ageaf a hyre on lgun.
290 Eft lifgende up astodan
a e heo r fste bifen hfde,
deade bibyrgde, e dryhtnes bibod
heoldon on hrere. Hell eac ongeat,
1160 scyldwreccende, t se scyppend cwom,
295 waldende god, a heo t weorud ageaf,
hloe of am hatan hrere. Hyge wear mongum blissad,
sawlum sorge toglidene. Hwt, eac s cyde
hwa hine gesette on sidne grund,
1165 tirmeahtig cyning; foron he hine tredne him
300 ongean gyrede, onne god wolde
Lines 301-350