Soul and Body I Back to lines 1 - 100
101 Sculon wit onne eft tsomne sian brucan
102 swylcra yrma, swa u unc her r scrife!"
Fyrna us t flschord, sceall onne feran onweg,
104 secan hellegrund, nalls heofondreamas,
105 ddum gedrefed. Lige dust r hit ws,
ne mg him ondsware nige gehatan,
geomrum gaste, geoce oe frofre.
Bi t heafod tohliden, handa toliode,
geaglas toginene, goman toslitene,
110 sina beo asocene, swyra becowen,
fingras tohrorene.
112 Rib reafia ree wyrmas,
beo hira tungan totogenne on tyn healfa
hungregum to frofre; foran hie ne magon huxlicum
115 wordum wrixlian wi one werian gast.
Gifer hatte se wyrm, e a eaglas beo
ndle scearpran. Se genydde to
rest eallra on am eorscrfe,
t he a tungan totyh ond a te urhsmyh
120 ond a eagan urhete ufan on t heafod
ond to twelan orum geryme,
wyrmum to wiste, onne t werie
lic acolod bi t he lange r
werede mid wdum. Bi onne wyrma gifel,
125 t on eoran. t mg ghwylcum
men to gemynde, modsnotra gehwam!
127 onne bi hyhtlicre t sio halige sawl
fre to am flsce, frofre bewunden.
Bi t rende eadiglicre
130 funden on ferhe. Mid gefean sece
lustum t lamft t hie r lange wg.
onne a gastas gode word spreca,
snottre, sigefste, ond us solice
one lichoman lustum greta:
135 "Wine leofesta, eah e wyrmas gyt
gifre greta, nu is in gast cumen,
fgere gefrtewod, of mines fder rice,
arum bewunden. Eala, min dryhten,
r ic e moste mid me ldan,
140 t wyt englas ealle gesawon,
heofona wuldor, swylc swa u me r her scrife!
142 Fstest u on foldan ond gefyldest me
godes lichoman, gastes drynces.
Wre u on wdle, sealdest me wilna geniht.
145 Foran u ne earft sceamian, onne sceadene beo
146 a synfullan ond a sofstan
147 on am mran dge, s u me geafe,
ne e hreowan earf her on life
ealles swa mycles swa u me sealdest
150 on gemotstede manna ond engla.
Bygdest u e for hleum ond ahofe me on ecne dream.
Foran me a langa, leofost manna,
on minum hige hearde, s e ic e on yssum hynum wat
wyrmum to wiste, ac t wolde god,
155 t u fre us lalic legerbed cure.
Wolde ic e onne secgan t u ne sorgode,
157 foran wyt bio gegderode t godes dome.
Moton wyt onne tsomne syan brucan
159 ond unc on heofonum heahungene beon.
160 Ne urfon wyt beon cearie t cyme dryhtnes,
161 ne re andsware yfele habban
sorge in hrere, ac wyt sylfe magon
t am dome r ddum agilpan,
hwylce earnunga uncre wron.
165 Wat ic t u wre on woruldrice
geungen rymlice ysses"