|The words of the text are clearly separated, although in some cases, as can be seen in the following text samples, small words like prepositions may be apparently joined on to the following word. However, words may run from one line to the next without any indicating punctuation.|
|Bede Historiae Ecclesiasticae Gentis Anglorum, a 9th century copy (British Library, Cotton Tiberius C II, f.34). All images by permission of the British Library.|
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