Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar (Eg) - 415

Egils saga Skalla-GrímssonarEgV

Not published: do not cite (EgV)

11219 — Eg §60.7

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Síðan ganga þeir inn; gekk Arinbjörn fyrir konung og kvaddi hann. Konungur fagnaði honum og spurði, hvað er hann vildi.
Arinbjörn mælti: ‘Eg fylgi hingað þeim manni, er kominn er um langan veg að sækja yður heim og sættast við yður; er yður það vegur mikill, herra, er óvinir yðrir fara sjálfviljandi af öðrum löndum og þykjast eigi mega bera reiði yðra, þó að þér séuð hvergi nær. Láttu þér nú verða höfðinglega við þenna mann; lát hann fá af þér sætt góða fyrir það, er hann hefir gert veg þinn svo mikinn, sem nú má sjá, farið yfir mörg höf og torleiði heiman frá búum sínum; bar honum enga nauðsyn til þessar farar nema góðvilji við yður.’

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