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The Wanderer in Poetic Form 

Lines 65-82

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Poetic Transcription Lines 65-82

wintra dęl in woruldrice.         Wita sceal gežyldig,        (65)                    &

ne sceal no to hatheort         ne to hrędwyrde,                                    &

ne to wac wiga         ne to wanhydig,                                               &

ne to forht ne to fęgen,         ne to feohgifre                                &

ne nęfre gielpes to georn,         ęr he geare cunne.                            &

Beorn sceal gebidan,         žonne he beot spriceš,            (70)                &

ožžęt collenferš         cunne gearwe                                            &

hwider hrežra gehygd         hweorfan wille.                                        &

Ongietan sceal gleaw hęle         hu gęstlic biš,                                    &

žonne ealre žisse worulde wela         weste stondeš,                            &

swa nu missenlice         geond žisne middangeard              (75)                &

winde biwaune         weallas stondaž,                                            &

hrime bihrorene,         hryšge ža ederas.                                        &

Woriaš ža winsalo,         waldend licgaš                                        &

dreame bidrorene,         duguž eal gecrong,                                    &

wlonc bi wealle.         Sume wig fornom,                            (80)                &

ferede in foršwege,         sumne fugel ožbęr                                    &

ofer heanne holm,         sumne se hara wulf                                        &

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