The Meters of Boethius: Meter 23

Verse Indeterminate Saxon

Sie ðæt la on eorðan     ælces ðinges
gesælig mon,     gif he gesion mæge
þone hlutrestan     heofontorhtan stream,
æðelne æwelm     ælces goodes,
5and of him selfum     ðone sweartan mist,
modes þiostro,     mæg aweorpan.
We sculon ðeah gita     mid godes fylste
ealdum and leasum     ðinne ingeðonc
betan bispellum,     þæt ðu ðe bet mæge
10aredian to rodorum     rihte stige
on ðone ecan eard     ussa saula.