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þvíat rǫdd tekr eyru ok hefir þrenna mæling sem allt þat, er líkamligt er, þat er hæð upp ok ofan, breidd til vinstri handar ok hægri ok lengd fyrir ok eptir, þvíat rǫdd má ǫllumegin heyraz.
(because voice strikes the ears and has three dimensions, like everything that is corporeal, that is, height up and down, breadth to left and right, and length forward and behind, because voice can be heard from all sides.)
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