"A valuable and readable introduction to the Ancrene Riwle. A remarkably skilful translation."-- Review of English Studies
The rule for anchoresses.
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I own an old copy of this, from when the title on the cover was 'Ancrene Wisse,' published in 1962 by Corpus Christie College, Cambridge, at the price of 30 shillings. A fair 90% of the book is in Old English, and will be unreadable to more than 99% of readers. But if you are a completist, you need this book! It's an excellent example of Tolkien's true passion... Philology, the study of language.