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Note to stanza
 metnaðrinn ‘[the] presumption’: Stjórn (Unger 1862, 8) and Mich (Unger 1877, I, 678) use the word ofmetnaðr ‘exceeding presumption’ to describe Lucifer. In HómNo it is used in a discussion of Mary’s humility: En alla gøzko ſina varðveite Maria með litil-læti ſva at henne grandaðe alldrigi ofmetnaðr ‘And Mary kept all her virtues with humility, so that arrogance never harmed her’ (HómNo, 133).
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