Anglo-Saxon Riddles of the Exeter Book/62
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62 (k-d 85)
|Not silent is my hall, nor I myself am loud
. . . for us two the Lord ordained
our ways together. I am swifter than he
and at times stronger; he is more enduring.
Often I rest; he must run on.
With him is my home all my life long.
If we two are parted my death is destined.
|Nis min sele swige ne ic sylfa hlud|
ymb . . . unc scop
siþ ætsomne Ic eom þōn he
þragum strengra he þreohtigra ·
hwilum Ic me reste he sceal forð
Ic him In wunige a þenden Ic lifge
gif wit unc gedælað me bið deað witod