Altenglisches Lesebuch: 1250-1350

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M. Niemeyer, 1874

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Page 170 - For whosoever shall do the will of God, he is my brother, and my sister, and mother.
Page 90 - Accordant to hise wordes was his cheere, As techeth art of speche hem that it leere. Al be it that I kan nat sowne his stile...
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Page 104 - This songe when he thus songen hadde soone He fel ayein into his sikes olde ; And every nyght, as was his wone to doone, He stood, the bryghte mone to beholde ; And al his sorwe he to the moone tolde, And seyde, 'Iwis, when thow art horned newe I shal be glad, if al the world be trewe.
Page 90 - Beren your body into every place, To which your herte wilneth for to pace, Withouten wem of you, thurgh foul and fair.
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Page 74 - Whil God wes on erthe And wondrede wyde, Whet wes the resoun Why he nolde ryde ? For he nolde no grom To go by ys syde, Ne grucchyng of no gedelyng To chaule ne to chyde. Spedeth ou to spewen, Ase me doth to spelle...
Page 110 - For hire love y carke ant care, For hire love y droupne ant dare, For hire love my blisse is bare, ant al ich waxe won ; For hire love in slep y slake, For hire love al nyht ich wake, For hire love mournyng y make more then eny mon.

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