Sóna swá hé tó ðære áre cymþ, swá þyncþ him ðæt se hié him niédscylde sceolde se se hié him sealde
as soon as he comes to the honour, it seems to him that he who gave it him was bound to grant it as a matter of right;
repente perveniens jure sibi hoc debitum, ad quod pervenerit, putat,
- Past. 9 ;
- Swt. 57, 6.
Bosworth, Joseph. “níd-scyld.” In An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online, edited by Thomas Northcote Toller, Christ Sean, and Ondřej Tichy. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 2014. https://bosworthtoller.com/23681.Checked: 1