Two Leaves of King Waldere's Lay: A Hitherto Unknown Old-English Epic of the Eighth Century, Belonging to the Saga Cyclus King Theodric and His Men

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George Stephens
Michaelsen and Tillge, 1860 - 94 pages
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Page 12 - Non in solo pane vivit homo, sed in omni verbo, quod procedit de ore Dei.
Page 96 - Story-Teller, Introductory Leaves, or Outline Sketches, with Choice Extracts in the Words of the Poet himself, with an Analysis of the Characters, by George Stephens, Professor of the English Language and Literature in the University of Copenhagen.
Page 38 - There are immense marshes, now a black pool of water, now foul running streams, and also many islands, and reeds, and hillocks, and thickets, and with manifold windings wide and long it continues up to the north sea.
Page 39 - Whereupon they told him many things about the vastness of the wilderness. There was a man named Tatwine, who said that he knew an island especially obscure , which ofttimes many men had attempted to inhabit , but no man could do it on account of manifold horrors and fears, and the loneliness of the wide wilderness; so that no man could endure it, but every one on this account had fled from it.
Page 4 - Sonne selle hio him swa hwaSer swa hio wille . swa Set lond on Horsalege -. swa Set an Leangafelda; Ond ic sello Berhtsige minum mege an hide boclondes on Laencanfelda . 7 Saerto c.
Page 34 - Wade's boat 2, in which the exact allusion is unknown to us : the Scandinavian story makes him wade across the Groenasund, carrying his son upon his shoulder ; perhaps our tradition gave a different version of this perilous journey. The names of places which record his name are not numerous, but still such are found, thus Wadanheorgas 3, Wadanhfcew4.
Page 96 - Amadas printed in : Ghost-thanks or the Grateful Unburied, a mythic tale in its oldest European form, Sir Amadace, a middle North English metrical Romance of the xiii th century, reprinted from two texts with an introduction by Georgt Stephen», Cheapinghaven (ie Copenhagen), 1860, which Mr.
Page 38 - There is in Britain a fen of immense size, which begins from the river Granta not far from the city, which is named Grantchester. There are immense marshes, now a black pool of water, now foul running streams, and also many islands, and reeds, and hillocks and thickets and with manifold windings wide and long, it continues to the north sea.
Page 5 - Sas word . mid rehte haldan wille . ond gelestan . gehalde hine heofones cyning in Sissum life ondwardum . 7 eac swa in Saem towardan life ; Ond swa hwylc mon swa hio wome . 7 breoce . gewome him God almahtig his weorldare ond eac swa his sawle are; Her syndon Saera manna naman awritene Se Seosse wisan geweotan sindon.
Page 23 - The King of Birds; or the Lay of the Phoenix; an Anglo-Saxon Song of the tenth or eleventh century. — Now first translated into the metre and alliteration of the original, and communicated to the Society of Antiquaries, by GEORGE STEPHENS, Esq.

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