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Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250

Part I: Texts

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 83,679 / 282 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70
LoC Category: P
Downloads: 695
Added to site: 2008.08.24
mnybks.net#: 21861
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
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lig;ihte ·

[Linenotes: C 5. [pa]newes Holthausen. || 7. þe] e in darker ink. || 10. [sibbe] no gap in MS.]

nu heo hi dæleþ heom imong · [heo] doþ þe wiþ{}uten · ac nu heo beoþ fuse · to bringen þe ut of huse, 15 b[rin]gen þe ut æt þire dure · of weolen þu ært bedæled · hwui noldest þ[u be]þenchen me · þeo hwile ic was innen þe · ac semdest me mid sunne · fo[rþon] ic seoruhful eam · weile [þ/] ic souhte · so seoruhfulne · buc · noldest þ[u lo]kien lufe · wiþ ilærede men · 20 [gh]iuen ham of þine Gode · [þ/] heo þe fo[re] beden · heo mihten mid salm songe · þine sunne acwenchen · Mid [ho]re messe · þine misdeden fore biddan · heo mihten of

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