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CHAPTER I
FIFTH TO ELEVENTH CENTURIES - EARLY ENGLISH PERIOD

The second of these songs is the Complaint of Deor. Deor is in sorrow, for another scop has become his lord's favourite. The neglected singer comforts himself by recalling the troubles that others have met. Each stanza ends with the refrain :
That he endured ; this, too, can I.

Widsith and the Complaint of Deor were found in a manuscript volume of poems collected and copied more than eight hundred years ago. It is known as the Exeter Book because it belongs to the cathedral at Exeter. Another volume, containing both poetry and prose, was discovered at the Monastery of Vercelli in Italy. These two volumes and the manuscript of Beowulf contain almost all that is left to us of Anglo-Saxon poetry.
Caedmon (d. 680). The happy scop and the unhappy scop are both forgotten. No one knows who wrote either the rejoicing or the lament. The first English poet that we know by name is the monk Cadmon, who died in 680. The introduction of Christianity made great changes in the country, forthough the sturdy Englishmen could not lay aside in one century, or two, or three, all their confidence in charms and magic verses, and in runic letters cut into the posts of their doors and engraved on their swords and their battle-axes, yet they were honest believers in the God of whom they had learned. Churches and convents rose throughout the land, and one of these convents was the home of Coedmon. It was founded by St. Hilda, a member of the royal house of Northumbria, at what is now called Whitby, on a lofty cliff overlooking, the German Ocean. There men and women prayed

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