Cite as: Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 6 (Vargeisa/Álfsól, Lausavísur 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 498.
context: Vargeisa tells Hjálmþér, who wants the sword she is carrying, that he can have it if he gives her a kiss. The stanza is introduced with the clause henni varð þá ljóð á munni ‘then a song came to her mouth’ (for the significance of this expression, see Quinn 1998).
texts: ‹HjǪ 6›
editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis II 4 (AII, 334; BII, 354); Skald II, 191, NN §3296A; HjǪ 1720, 29, FSN 3, 475, FSGJ 4, 199-200, HjǪ 1970, 25, 83-4, 139.