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spreceð fægere beforan,      ond þæt facen swa þeahspreceð fægere beforan,      ond þæt facen swaþeah
gehealden stod      hreora wægagehealden stod      hreora wæga
stefn æfter stefne,      stigað to wuldrestefn æfter stefne,      stigað to wuldre
uppe mid englum      agan motonuppe mid englum      agan moton
unsmeþes wiht,      ac se æþela feldunsmeþes wiht,      ac se æþela feld
þa ðe mid tungan      treowa gehataþþa ðe mid tungan      treowa gehataþ
Sona swa seo sunne      sealte streamasSona swa seo sunne      sealte streamas
se ðe her on eorþan      ær þrowodese ðe her on eorþan      ær þrowode
Forþan eallunga      hyht geceoseðForþan eallunga      hyht geceoseð
sum brun, sum basu,      sum blacum splottumsum brun, sum basu,      sum blacum splottum
woruld gewlitegad,      siþþan wuldres gimworuld gewlitegad,      siþþan wuldres gim
Stephanus wæs      stanum worpodStephanus wæs      stanum worpod