|Re: A simple question about a poem's title|
Subject: Re: A simple question about a poem's title
by Jason Fisher on 2009/7/13 8:36:42
It's Old, not Middle, English. More specifically, it's line 3052 of Beowulf, which Tolkien himself translated as "the gold of men of long ago enmeshed in enchantment" (Letters, #235).