Study Guide

Caedmon's Hymn Line 9

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Line 9

Line 9

for men earth,                     Master almighty.

  • The last line is a short summary of the difficult sentence in lines 7-8. God, who is all-powerful, created an earth for the human race.
  • "Master almighty" is the final title conferred on God and it's a doozy. Read more about it in the "Wordplay" section.

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