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Scip sceal genaegled, scyld gebunden, leoht linden bord, leof wilcuma Frysan wife, ponne flota stonded; bip his ceol cumen ond hyre ceorl to ham, agen aetgeofa, ond heo hine in ladap, waesced his warig hraegl ond him sylep waede niwe, lip him on londe paes his lufu baeded.
Again one finds the sense of balance typical of Maxims I--some women are faithful to their husbands, others are not--and just as the poet predicted the result of proper queenly behavior (she will gepeon leof mid hyre leodum), be warns of the trouble awaiting a seemingly unchaste wife (her reputation will be blackened).
The phrase "on folce gepeon" is similar to the "gepeon leof mid hyre leodum" of Maxims I (lines 84b-85a), and should therefore describe a positive state of affairs.