With Harold established in Wessex and Tostig in Northumbria, Vita hails: These two great brothers of a cloud-born land, The kingdom's sacred oaks, two Hercules, Excel all Englishmen when joined in peace; And as of yore the sky's divided weight Was held by Atlas here, Heracles there, Lest heaven fall and earth sink all around, So these angelic Angles with joined strength And like agreement guard the English bounds 1