Assmann, 56/141; wear se halga iohannes tforan him asend swa swa heofonlic bydel, lf.
Mare miht ws, t he one dea mid his riste tobrc, onne he his lf geheolde, of re rode astigende.
Ns Iohannes mid ehtnysse geneadod t he Criste wisoce, ac eah he sealde his lf for Criste, aa he ws for sofstnysse gemartyrod.
God a geworhte nne mannan of lme, and him on ableow gast, lf.
So lf and geslig t is, onne we arisa of deae, and mid Criste rixia.
God awrt a ealdan mid his fingre on am stnenum weax-bredum, lf.
This, on the whole, agrees with the Highland ballad version, lf 198.
Wear a his lf swie hfigtyme am gebrorum, ac hi hit emlice forbron for his broer gdnysse.
Other similar combinations are sorge, scae and same, GE 302; sorge and sare, lf.
The word is undoubtedly Saxon, but in the Lexicons we only find Grundlinga, funditus, from lf.