spell
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spell
I. AddÐis spell (hanc historiam) mé sume þára sægdon, þá þe hit from þǽm sylfan were gehýrdon, Bd. 4, 21; Sch. 462, 15. I a. add :-- Nis tó geortrýwanne on úre yldo beón mihte oft geworden getreówe spell cýþað nec diffidendum est nostra aetate fieri potuisse quod aliquoties factum fideles historiae narrant, Bd. 4, 19; Sch. 441, 10. I b. add :-- Ic wille geswígian Tontolis and Philopes þára scondlicestena spella . . . on spellum and on leóðum hiora gewin cúðe sindon nec mihi enumerare opus est Tantali et Pelopis facta turpia, fabulas turpiores . . , certamina in fabulis celebrare solita sunt, Ors. 1, 8; S. 42, 7-14. II. AddNe mót nán man secgan spell on þám ðrím swígdagum, Hml. Th. ii. 262, 16. v. an-, leásung-spell.
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