Cadmon sentence example

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  • In the one language or the other, there are in existence the following three fragments: (1) The passage which appears as lines 235-851 in the so-called "Cadmon's Genesis," on the revolt of the angels and the temptation and fall of Adam and Eve.
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  • When Cadmon awoke he remembered the verses that he had sung and added to them others.
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  • Baeda's account of Cadmon's deathbed has often been quoted, and is of singular beauty.
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  • It is of course possible to hold that the story of the dream is pure fiction, and that the !lines which Baeda translated were not Cadmon's at all.
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  • Whether Bada's narrative be historical or not - and it involves nothing either miraculous or essentially improbable - there is no reason to doubt that the nine lines of the Moore MS. are Cadmon's composition.
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  • The so-called Cadmon poems are contained 1 It is a significant fact that the Alfredian version, instead of translating this sentence, introduces the verses with the words, "This is the order of the words."
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  • Since, however, we learn from Bmda that already in his time Cadmon had had many imitators, the abstract probability is rather unfavourable than otherwise to the assumption that a collection of poems contained in a late 10th century MS. contains any of his work.
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  • Modern criticism has shown conclusively that the poetry of the "Cadmon MS."
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  • It is probably of southern origin, and can hardly be supposed to be even an imitation of Cadmon.
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  • It would be impossible to prove that Cadmon was not the author, though the production of such a work by the herdsman of Streanashalch would certainly deserve to rank among the miracles of genius.
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  • A Cadmon witnesses a Buckinghamshire charter of about A.D.
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  • Of Cadmon's song Ba da gives a prose paraphrase, which may be literally rendered as follows: - "Now must we praise the author of the heavenly kingdom, the Creator's power and counsel, the deeds of the Father of glory: how He, the eternal God, was the author of all marvels - He, who first gave to the sons of men the heaven for a roof, and then, Almighty Guardian of mankind, created the earth."
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  • Of poems not included in the Junius MS., the Dream of the Rood (see Cynewulf) is the only one that has with any plausibility been ascribed to Cadmon.
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