'Leornodest ðú ǽfre sealmas oþþe óþre hálige gewritu?' 'Ic stæfcyste ne leornode ne ðæra manna nánum ne hlyste ðe ða smeádon and rǽddon' '
didst thou ever learn psalms, or other holy writings?' 'I never learned anything from books, nor have I listened to any of those men that have studied and read them,'
- Homl. Skt. ii. 23 b, 593.
- Cf. stæf-cræft, II.
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