The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).
Af óandligum hlut til andligs verðr metaphora sem at kalla konu skorðu eða þoptu gulls eða gersema ok annat þvílíkt sem Ormr Steinþórsson kvað:
91. Skorða var í fǫt færð
fjarðbeins anar teins.
Metaphor occurs in the transfer from inanimate to animate object, as when a woman is called the supporter or thwart of gold or jewels, and such like, as Ormr Steinþórsson said: [...]
editions: Skj Not in Skj;