Anonymous Olde English


Anonymous Olde English Poems

81. The Avowyng Of Arthur 4/7/2010
82. The Ew-Bughts Marion. A Scottish Song. 4/7/2010
83. The Heir Of Linne 4/7/2010
84. The Knight And Shepherd's Daughter 4/7/2010
85. The Lady Turned Serving-Man 4/7/2010
86. The Lover In Winter Plaineth For The Spring 4/7/2010
87. The Marriage Of Sir Gawaine 4/7/2010
88. The Not-Browne Mayd 4/7/2010
89. The Shepherd's Address To His Muse 4/7/2010
90. The Turnament Of Tottenham 4/7/2010
91. The Wandering Jew 4/7/2010
92. The Woefull Lamentation Of Jane Shore 4/7/2010
93. To Her Sea-Faring Lover 4/7/2010
94. Towneley Plays. The Shepherds' Play, Ii. 4/7/2010
95. Virelal 4/7/2010
96. When Flora Had O'Erfret The Firth 4/7/2010
97. Zepheria: Canzon. 1 4/7/2010
98. The Tale Of Gamelyn 4/7/2010
99. The Legend Of Sir Guy 4/7/2010
100. The Nut-Brown Maid 4/7/2010
101. The Old Cloak 4/7/2010
102. The Rising In The North 4/7/2010
103. The Knight Of The Grail 4/7/2010
104. The Forsaken Bride 4/7/2010
105. The Frolicksome Duke, Or The Tinker's Good Fortune 4/7/2010
106. The Fyftene Loyes Of Maryage 4/7/2010
107. The Battle Of Otterburn 4/7/2010
108. The Beggar's Daughter Of Bednall-Green 4/7/2010
109. Queen Eleanor's Confession 4/7/2010
110. Robin Hood And The Prince Of Aragon 4/7/2010
111. Rise, Oh My Soul, With Thy Desires To Heaven 4/7/2010
112. Robin Hood And Guy Of Gisborne 4/7/2010
113. Of A Rose, A Lovely Rose, Of A Rose Is Al Myn Song 4/7/2010
114. King Ryence's Challenge 4/7/2010
115. King Shall Hold Kingdom. (Anglo-Saxon Chronicles) 4/7/2010
116. Kemp Owyne 4/7/2010
117. Inscription In St Cross Near Winchester, To John Newles, On A Brass Near The West Entrance Of The Church 4/7/2010
118. Jephthah Judge Of Israel 4/7/2010
119. I Have A Gentil Cock 4/7/2010
120. Epitaph Of William Walworth 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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