Anonymous Olde English


Anonymous Olde English Poems

161. Appletrees 4/7/2010
162. Mermaid Song Iv 4/7/2010
163. The Seafarer 4/7/2010
164. Gil Morrice. A Scottish Ballad 4/7/2010
165. Beowulf (Episode 13) 1/1/2004
166. Beowulf (Episode 17) 1/1/2004
167. Beowulf (Episode 15) 1/1/2004
168. Alli Verifiglioli Delle Muse 4/7/2010
169. The Baffled Knight, Or Lady's Policy 4/7/2010
170. Ancient Boar's Head Carol. In Die Natiuitat 4/7/2010
171. King John And The Abbot Of Canterbury 4/7/2010
172. Adam Lay Ibounden 4/7/2010
173. Robin Hood And The Monk 4/7/2010
174. Beleeue Me Now I Tell It For No Tale 4/7/2010
175. Beowulf (Episode 20) 1/1/2004
176. As Ye Came From The Holy Land 4/7/2010
177. Beowulf (The Prelude) 1/1/2004
178. A Newe Ballade Made Of Thomas Crumwel, Called Trolle On Away 4/7/2010
179. King Leir And His Three Daughters 4/7/2010
180. Athelston 4/7/2010
181. Balow 4/7/2010
182. Adam Bell, Clym Of The Clough, And William Of Cloudesly 4/7/2010
183. Beowulf (Episode 35) 1/1/2004
184. Beowulf (Episode 05) 1/1/2004
185. Cuckoo Song 4/7/2010
186. A Dyttie To Hey Downe 4/7/2010
187. St. George And The Dragon 4/7/2010
188. An Old Epitaph Found In Bedford 4/7/2010
189. Beowulf (Episode 10) 1/1/2004
190. Beowulf (Episode 12) 1/1/2004
191. A Hymn To The Virgin 4/7/2010
192. Beowulf (Episode 08) 1/1/2004
193. Beowulf (Episode 09) 1/1/2004
194. My Love In Her Attire 4/7/2010
195. A Lamentable Ballad Of The Lady's Fall. To The Tune Of In Pescod Time 4/7/2010
196. A Creature Is That Humane Flesh Deuoures 4/7/2010
197. The Flower And The Leaf 4/7/2010
198. A Robyn, Jolly Robyn 4/7/2010
199. Beowulf (Episode 14) 1/1/2004
200. A Praise Of His Lady 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 31)

"So held this king to the customs old,
that I wanted for nought in the wage I gained,
the meed of my might; he made me gifts,
Healfdene's heir, for my own disposal.
Now to thee, my prince, I proffer them all,
gladly give them. Thy grace alone
can find me favor. Few indeed
have I of kinsmen, save, Hygelac, thee!"
Then he bade them bear him the boar-head standard,

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