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Note to stanza
 gatat ‘did not receive’: Finnur Jónsson (1886b, 324-5; Skj B), followed by Reichardt (1928, 105-6 n. 75) and Kock (Skald), emends ms. gat to gatat ‘did not receive’, on the grounds that the negative is necessary for sense and that gat is too light a syllable for this position. The metrical reason does not hold, since the line can be analysed as a Type C-line, but a negative is certainly required. On the sg. form gat(at), see Note to ll. 2, 4.
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