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  • Beornas gearwe on stefn stigon; streámas wundon sund wið sande; secgas bæron on bearm nacan beorhte frätwe,

    Beowulf

  • Beornas gearwe on stefn stigon; strēamas wundon sund wið sande; secgas bǣron on bearm nacan beorhte frætwe,

    Beowulf

  • _lay the dear man on the funeral-pile_, 2127; him on bearm hladan bunan and discas, _laid cups and plates upon his bosom, loaded himself with them_,

    Beowulf

  • (_this_ [the sword] _he laid in B. 's bosom, presented to him_), 2195; pret.pl. â-ledon þâ leófne þeóden ... on bearm scipes, 34; â-legdon þâ tô middes mærne þeóden _ (laid the mighty prince in the midst_ [of the pyre]),

    Beowulf

  • (_this_ [the sword] _he laid in B. 's bosom, presented to him_), 2195; pret.pl. ā-ledon þā lēofne þēoden ... on bearm scipes, 34; ā-legdon þā tō middes mǣrne þēoden _ (laid the mighty prince in the midst_ [of the pyre]),

    Beowulf

  • "Hēt ðā eorla hlēo in gefetian, heaðo-rōf cyning, Hrēðles lāfe golde gegyrede; næs mid Gēatum ðā sinc-māðþum sēlra on sweordes hād; þæt hē on Bīowulfes bearm ālegde." [

    The Relation of the Hrolfs Saga Kraka and the Bjarkarimur to Beowulf A Contribution To The History Of Saga Development In England And The Scandinavian Countries

  • III. þonne forstes bend fäder on-læteð (_as soon as the Father looseth the frost's fetters_), 1610. â-lecgan, w. v.: 1) _to lay, lay down_: pret.sg. syððan hilde-deór hond â-legde ... under geápne hrôf, 835; þät he on Beówulfes bearm â-legde

    Beowulf

  • III. þonne forstes bend fæder on-lǣteð (_as soon as the Father looseth the frost's fetters_), 1610. ā-lecgan, w. v.: 1) _to lay, lay down_: pret.sg. syððan hilde-dēor hond ā-legde ... under gēapne hrōf, 835; þæt hē on Bēowulfes bearm ā-legde

    Beowulf

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  • emotion, stir, excitement ... And Jim Sutherland rushed up in another bearm, telling Uncle, "Cross over." ... Leslie Dykstra, "Puryear's Hornpipe"

    March 28, 2013