Cædmon's Hymn (Moore Bede)

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Nū scylun hergan hefaenrīces Uard,
Metudæs maecti end his mōdgidanc,
uerc Uuldurfadur, suē hē uundra gihuaes,
ēci dryctin, ōr āstelidæ.
Hē āērist scōp aelda barnum
heben til hrōfe, hāleg Scepen.
Thā middungeard moncynnæs Uard,
ēci Dryctin, æfter tīadæ
firum foldu, Frēa allmectig.

primo cantauit Cædmon istud carmen.

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.