Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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7. Einarr Skúlason (biog. vol. 2), Geisli, 41 [Vol. 7, 41]

[All]: Cf. verbal echoes in the prose accounts: Biðr miok gratande hinn hælga Olaf konong lia ser mals oc hæilsu. Þui næst feck hann mal oc miskunn af þæim goða kononge ‘Weeping greatly, he beseeches the holy king Óláfr to grant him speech and health. Immediately he obtained speech and mercy from the good king’ (ÓHLeg 1982, 226: the sentence also appears in HómNo, 116).

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