Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to stanza

7. Anonymous Poems, Lilja, 78 [Vol. 7, 650-1]

[7-8]: Cf. the verbal parallel in Has 46/5-8: Þjóð mun sýna síðan | slœmr miskunnar dœmi | – ek skylda þó aldri | ugglauss – þaus mik hugga ‘The slœmr will then show people examples of mercy, which comfort me, although I ought never [be] without fear’.


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