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The Wanderer Anglo-Saxon to English translation.

Hwr cwom mearg? Hwr cwom mago?

Where is the horse gone?
Where the rider?
Hwr cwom maumgyfa?

Where the giver of
Hwr cwom symbla
Where are the seats at the
Hwr sindon seledreamas?

Where are the revels in the
Eala beorht bune!

Alas for the bright cup!

Eala byrnwiga!
Alas for the mailed warrior!
Eala eodnes rym!
Alas for the splendour of the prince!
Hu seo rag gewat,
genap under nihthelm,
swa heo no wre.
How that time has passed away,
dark under the cover of night,
as if it had never been!