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þvíat svá sem allir líkamir eru skapaðir af fjórum hǫfuðskepnum, svá gera ok stafir saman settir alla stafliga rǫdd svá sem nǫkkurs konar líkam,
(because just as all bodies are created out of four elements, so too letters combined make all writeable speech, just like a body of some kind,)
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