Christ III Back to lines 301 - 350
on heahsetle, heofonmŠgna god,
fŠder Šlmihtig. Folca gehwylcum
scyppend scinende scrife­ bi gewyrhtum,
1220 eall Šfter ryhte rodera waldend.
355 ­onne beo­ gesomnad on ■a swi■ran hond
■a clŠnan folc, Criste sylfum
gecorene bi cystum, ■a Šr sinne cwide georne
lustum lŠstun on hyra lifdagum,
1225 ond ■Šr womscea■an on ■one wyrsan dŠl
360 fore scyppende scyrede weor■a­,
hate­ him gewitan on ■a winstran hond,
sigora so­cyning, synfulra weorud.
■Šr hy arasade reota­ ond beofia­
1230 fore frean forhte, swa fule swa gŠt,
365 unsyfre folc, arna ne wena­.
1232 ­onne bi­ gŠsta dom fore gode sceaden
wera cneorissum, swa hi geworhtun Šr,
■Šr bi­ on eadgum e­gesyne
1235 ■reo tacen somod, ■Šs ■e hi hyra ■eodnes wel
370 wordum ond weorcum willan heoldon.
An is Šrest orgeate ■Šr
■Št hy fore leodum leohte blica■,
blŠde ond byrhte ofer burga gesetu.
1240 Him on scina­ Šrgewyrhtu,
375 on sylfra gehwam sunnan beorhtran.
O■er is to eacan ondgete swa some,
■Št hy him in wuldre witon waldendes giefe,
ond on seo­, eagum to wynne,
1245 ■Št hi on heofonrice hlutre dreamas
380 eadge mid englum agan motun.
­onne bi­ ■ridde, hu on ■ystra bealo
■Št gesŠlige weorud gesih­ ■Št fordone
sar ■rowian, synna to wite,
1250 weallendne lig, ond wyrma slite
385 bitrum ceaflum, byrnendra scole.
Of ■am him aweaxe­ wynsum gefea,
■onne hi ■Št yfel geseo­ o­re dreogan,
■Št hy ■urh miltse meotudes genŠson.
1255 ­onne hi ■y geornor gode ■oncia­
390 blŠdes ond blissa ■e hy bu geseo­,
■Št he hy generede from ni­cwale
ond eac forgeaf ece dreamas;
bi­ him hel bilocen, heofonrice agiefen.
1260 Swa sceal gewrixled ■am ■e Šr wel heoldon
395 ■urh modlufan meotudes willan.
1262 ­onne bi­ ■am o■rum ungelice
willa geworden. Magon weana to fela
geseon on him selfum, synne genoge
1265 atolearfo­a Šr gedenra.
400 ■Šr him sorgendum sar o­clife­,
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