The Metrical Epilogue to MS 41, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

Verse Indeterminate Saxon

Bidde ic eac     æghwylcne mann,
brego, rices weard,     þe þas boc ræde
and þa bredu befo,     fira aldor,
þæt gefyrðrige þone writre     wynsum cræfte
5þe ðas boc awrat     bam handum twam,
þæt he mote manega gyt     mundum synum
geendigan,     his aldre to willan,
and him þæs geunne     se ðe ah ealles geweald,
rodera waldend,     þæt he on riht mote
10oð his daga ende     drihten herigan.
Amen.     Geweorþe þæt.