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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).
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