Examples from the Web for caedmon
But Caedmon answered: I cannot sing; it was for this cause that I had to leave the feast.A Brief History of the English Language and Literature, Vol. 2 (of 2)|John Miller Dow Meiklejohn
And they were all sure that a divine gift had been bestowed on Caedmon by God Himself.
Caedmon, England's earliest poet, was watching his herd when the call came to sing.Oriental Women|Edward Bagby Pollard
When Caedmon awoke the gift remained with him, and he went on composing more poetry.
A specimen of this alliterative verse from the works of Caedmon shows the peculiarity of the construction.Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas|W. J. Henderson