Anglo-Saxon Riddles of the Exeter Book/Annotated/65
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65 (k-d 52)
|I saw two captives carried in the house
under the hall-roof; sturdy were they both;
companions they were, fast bound together.
Close to one of them was a dark-skinned slave.
She controlled them both by fast fetters.
|Ic seah ræpingas In ræced fergan ·|
under hrof sales hearde twegen
þa wæron nearwum bendum
gefeterade fæste togædre
þara oþrum wæs an getenge
wonfah wale seo weold hyra
bega siþe bendum fæstra