Christ III Back to lines 451 - 500
werum bi gewyrhtum worda ond dda,
reordberendum; sceolon one ryhtan dom
anne gefnan, egsan fulne.
1370 Bi r seo miccle milts afyrred
505 eodbuendum, on am dge,
s lmihtigan, onne he yrringa
on t frte folc firene stle
laum wordum, hate hyra lifes riht
1375 ondweard ywan t he him r forgeaf
510 syngum to slum. Onginne sylf cwean,
swa he to anum sprece, ond hwre ealle mne,
firensynnig folc, frea lmihtig:
1379 "Hwt, ic ec mon minum hondum
1380 rest geworhte, ond e ondgiet sealde.
515 Of lame ic e leoo gesette, geaf ic e lifgendne gst,
arode e ofer ealle gesceafte, gedyde ic t u onsyn hfdest,
mgwlite me gelicne. Geaf ic e eac meahta sped,
welan ofer widlonda gehwylc, nysses u wean nigne dl,
1385 ystra t u olian sceolde. u s onc ne wisses.
520 a ic e swa scienne gesceapen hfde,
wynlicne geworht, ond e welan forgyfen
t u mostes wealdan worulde gesceaftum,
a ic e on a fgran foldan gesette
1390 to neotenne neorxnawonges
525 beorhtne bldwelan, bleom scinende,
a u lifes word lstan noldes,
ac min bibod brce be ines bonan worde.
Fcnum feonde furor hyrdes,
1395 sceendum scaan, onne inum scyppende.
530 Nu ic a ealdan race anforlte,
hu u t restan yfle gehogdes,
firenweorcum forlure t ic e to fremum sealde.
a ic e goda swa fela forgiefen hfde
1400 ond e on am eallum eades to lyt
535 mode uhte, gif u meahte sped
efenmicle gode agan ne moste,
a u of an gefean fremde wurde,
feondum to willan feor aworpen.
1405 Neorxnawonges wlite nyde sceoldes
540 agiefan geomormod, gsta eel,
earg ond unrot, eallum bidled
dugeum ond dreamum, ond a bidrifen wurde
on as eostran weoruld, r u olades sian
1410 mgenearfeu micle stunde,
545 sar ond swar gewin ond sweartne dea,
ond fter hingonge hreosan sceoldes
hean in helle, helpendra leas.
1414 a mec ongon hreowan t min hondgeweorc
1415 on feonda geweald feran sceolde,
550 moncynnes tuddor mancwealm seon,
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