POSTS FROM THE EXETER BOOK
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Ic wæs brunra beot,       beam on holte,
freolic feorhbora       ond foldan wæstm,
weres wynnstaþol       ond wifes sond,
gold on geardum.       Nu eom guðwigan
hyhtlic hildewæpen,  &nb…
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Solution: Beech, Beech-wood Shield, Beech Battering Ram, Ash, Book, Oak
Frea min          
...de           willum sinum,
......
heah ond hyht...
5     ...rpne,           hwilum
...wilum sohte
frea...          ...s wod,
dægrime frod,     …
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Solution: Ink-well, Antler, Horn
Smeþr[. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]ad,
hyrre þonne heofon[. . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . ]           glædre þonne sunne,
[ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ] style,
5       smeare þonne sealt ry[ . . . . . . . . . . . ]
leofre þonne þis…
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Solution: Creation
Ic eom indryhten           ond eorlum cuð,
ond reste oft;           ricum ond heanum,
folcum gefræge           fere (1) wide,
ond me fremdes (2) ær           freondum stondeð (3)
5   &nb…
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Solution: Book, Quill Pen, Riddle (Book), Wandering Singer, Prostitute, Moon