Anonymous Olde English


Anonymous Olde English Poems

81. Robin Hood And The Prince Of Aragon 4/7/2010
82. Fair Rosamond 4/7/2010
83. Guy And Amarant 4/7/2010
84. Old Robin Of Portingale 4/7/2010
85. Episode 42 1/1/2004
86. Beowulf (Episode 31) 1/1/2004
87. Episode 37 1/1/2004
88. The Battle Of Harlaw 4/7/2010
89. The Boy And The Mantle 4/7/2010
90. Grendel 4/7/2010
91. The Menologium. (Preface To The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles) 4/7/2010
92. Lord Thomas And Fair Annet 4/7/2010
93. Many A Man Doth Speake Of Mee 4/7/2010
94. The Court Of Love 4/7/2010
95. May In The Green-Wood 4/7/2010
96. The Knave Of Hearts 4/7/2010
97. Rise, Oh My Soul, With Thy Desires To Heaven 4/7/2010
98. Here Begynneth A Lyttell Treatyse Cleped La Conusaunce Damours 4/7/2010
99. Beowulf (Episode 24) 1/1/2004
100. Beowulf (Episode 16) 1/1/2004
101. Quia Amore Langeuo 4/7/2010
102. Robin Hood And Guy Of Gisborne 4/7/2010
103. Gernutus The Jew Of Venice 4/7/2010
104. Epigram : If Breath Were Made For Every Man To Buy 4/7/2010
105. Hey Nonny No! 4/7/2010
106. Love Will Find Out The Way 4/7/2010
107. Cradle Song 4/7/2010
108. Childe Waters 4/7/2010
109. Episode 41 1/1/2004
110. Beowulf (Episode 26) 1/1/2004
111. King Cophetua And The Beggar-Maid 4/7/2010
112. Pearl 4/7/2010
113. Gentle Herdsman, Tell To Me. Dialogue Between A Pilgrim And Herdsman 4/7/2010
114. King Shall Hold Kingdom. (Anglo-Saxon Chronicles) 4/7/2010
115. Of A Rose, A Lovely Rose, Of A Rose Is Al Myn Song 4/7/2010
116. Corydon's Farewell To Phillis 4/7/2010
117. Beowulf (Episode 27) 1/1/2004
118. Episode 39 1/1/2004
119. Beowulf (Episode 18) 1/1/2004
120. Northumberland Betrayed By Douglas 4/7/2010

Comments about Anonymous Olde English

  • elle leb (1/29/2015 1:35:00 PM)

    His blood is so red.red.red.Edward.Edward.

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  • David Burger (2/3/2011 6:00:00 PM)

    How can anyone read this and not consider it an anti-Semitic diatribe? Does something so hateful really belong on this website? Wold it were it directed against say, a Black or a Hispanic or a Muslim? Shame on whoever allowed this poem on poemhunter.

Best Poem of Anonymous Olde English

Edward, Edward. A Scottish Ballad

MODERN TRANSLATION (original below)

'Why does your sword so drip with blood,
Edward, Edward?
Why does your sword so drip with blood?
And why so sad are ye, O?'
'O, I have killed my hawk so good,
Mother, mother:
O I have killed my hawk so good:
And I had no more but he, O.'

'Your hawk's blood was never so red,
Edward, Edward:
Your hawk’s blood was never so red,
My dear son I tell thee, O.'
'O, I have killed my red-roan steed,
Mother, mother:
O, I have killed my red-roan steed,
That once was so fair and free, O.'

'Your steed was ...

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Beowulf (Episode 25)

"UNDER harness his heart then is hit indeed
by sharpest shafts; and no shelter avails
from foul behest of the hellish fiend.
Him seems too little what long he possessed.
Greedy and grim, no golden rings
he gives for his pride; the promised future
forgets he and spurns, with all God has sent him,
Wonder-Wielder, of wealth and fame.
Yet in the end it ever comes

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