The Ruthwell Cross; Northumbria, from about A.D. 680, with Its Runic Verses by Caedmon, and Caedmon's Complete Cross-Lay, the Holy Rood, a Dream from
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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...mournfully I've borne, sorrows soi'est. The sele now is comen when wide and far worthily honor me nun o'er this mould, and manifold lovely Nature bends in bede to this symbol. God's Bright-one ivhilom suffered on my substance. Hence I now so stately rise high under heaven, and can be the Healer of everyone whose ond is aw'd befm'e me. 'Once was 1 pain only, penalty hardest, in each land most loathsome--ere the Way of Life I made wide and open to wise and foolish: but I wote then honor d me the Wnldor-Elder. Heaven's Guardian. more than Mil-tree any; like as his Mother. Mary herself, before eachone Almighty God worthily hath magnified over every woman! 'And now hote I thee, heart-friend dearest, this sight selcouth say everywhere. Tire not to tellen of the Tree of Glory, where the Prince of Peace thole'd his Passion for mancynnes mancgum synnum and Adomes eald-gewyrhtum. 'Dea5 he-ser byrigde; hwa5ere eft Dryhten aras mid his miclan mihte mannum to helpe; he 5a on heofenas astag. Hider eft fundab on ysne middangeard mancyn secan on dom-dsege, Dryhten sylfa, selmihtig God, and his englas mid, bset he onne wile deman se ah domes geweald anra gchwylcum, swa he him serur her on byssum lsenum life geearnab. 'Ne mseg bser senig unforht wesan for bam worde be se wealdend cwy5. Frine5 he for bsere msenige hwser se man sie se 5e for Dryhtnes naman dea5es wolde biteres on-byrigan, swa he ser on 5am beame dyde; ac hie bonne forhtia5, and fea bencab hwset hie to Criste cwe5an onginnen. Ne bearf Oser bonne senig unforht wesan, be him ser in breostum bere5 beacna selest; ac 5urh 5a rode seeal rice gesecan of eor5-wege seghwvlc sawl seo e mid wealdende wunian ence5'. Ge-bced ic me ba to ban beanie bli5e mode, elne myclc, bser ic ana was msete werede. 200 205 210...
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