Cædmon's Hymn (Tanner 10)

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For other versions of this work, see Cædmon's Hymn.
Nū sculon herigean heofonrīces Weard,
Meotedes meahte ond his mōdgeþanc,
weorc Wuldorfæder, swā he wundra gihwæs,
ēce Drihten, ōr onstealde.
Hē ǣrest sceōp eorðan bearnum
heofon tō hrōfe, hālig Scyppend.
Þā middangeard moncynnes Weard,
ēce Drihten, æfter tēode
firum foldan, Frēa ælmihtig.

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