Gang ût, nesso, mid nigun nessiklinon,
ût fana themo marge an that bên, fan themo bêne an that flesg,
ût fan themo flesgke an thia hûd, ût fan thera hûd an thesa strâla.
Drohtin, uuerthe sô.
Go out, worm, with nine little worms
out from the marrow to the bone, out from the bone to the flesh
out from the flesh to the skin, out from the skin to this arrow.
Lord, make it so.
Unknown author, circa 1000, Contra Vermes