An Introduction to the Study of the Anglo-Saxon Language; Comprising an Elementary Grammar, Selections for Reading, with Explanatory Notes and a Vocabulary

An Introduction to the Study of the Anglo-Saxon Language; Comprising an Elementary Grammar, Selections for Reading, with Explanatory Notes and a Vocabulary

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...heo is (ice, and nasfre ne geendaS, peah se lichama geendige, pe sceal eft purh Godes mihte arisan to ecere wununge. Adam pa waes wunigende on pisum life mid geswince, and he and his wif Sa bear n gestryndon aegtSer ge suna ge dohtra; and he leofode nigon hund geara and prittig geara, and siSSan swealt, swa swa him aer behaten waes, for pam gylte; and his sawul gewende to heD" Weland him be wurman wraeces cunnade Anhydig eorl earfopa dreag, Haefde him to gesippe sorge and longaS, Winter-cealde wraece, wean oft onfond, SiSSan hine NiShad on nede legde, Swoncre seono-bende, onsyllan mon. Da3s ofereode; pisses swa maeg. We geascodan Eormanrices Wylfenne gepoht; ahte wide folc 'Gotena rices; paet waes grim cyning. Saet secg monig sorgum gebunden, Wean on wenan wyscte geneahhe, paet paes cyne-rices ofercumen waere. Daes ofereode; pisses swa maeg. ASSUMPTION OF ST. JOHN, THE APOSTLE FHOM iELFRIC'S HOMILY VI. KAL. JAN. a D. 1000. Iohannes se Godspellere, Cristes dyrling, wearS on 5ysum daege tc heofenan rices myrhSe, purh Godes neosunge, genumen. He waes Cristes moddrian sunu, and he hine lufode synderlice. Witodlice Sisum leofan leorning-cnihte befaeste se Haelend his modor, papa he on rode hengene mancynn alysde; paet his claene lif Saes dames maedenes Marian gymde, and heo Sa on hyre swyster suna Senungum wunode. Eft on fyrste, aefter Cristes upstige to heofonum, rixode sum walhreow casere on Romana rice, aefter Nerone, se wis Domicianus gehaten, cristenra manna ehtere: se het afyllan ane cyfe mid weallendum ele, and pone maeran godspellere pseron het bescufan; ac he, Surh Godes gescyldnysse, ungewemmed of Sam hatum baeSe eode. Eft SaSa se waelhreowa ne mihte Saes eadigan apostoles bodunge alecgan, pa asende he hine on wraecsiS to anum igoSe pe...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123654482X
  • 9781236544827