Anglo-Saxon Riddles of the Exeter Book/81
|I saw a marvelous thing; it had a big belly
mightily swollen. A servant followed it,
powerful and strong of hand. Great I thought him,
a goodly warrior. He seized hold at once,
with heaven’s tooth . . . .
blew in its eye. It barked,
weakened willingly; would none the less
. . . . . . . .
|Ic seah wundorlice wiht wombe · hæfde micle ·|
þryþum geþrungne · þegn folgade
mundrof micel me þuhte
godlic gum rīnc grap on sona
heofones toþe . . . .
on eage hio
willum hio wolde seþeah