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Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic edition (Edd.)

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Vafþrúðnismál (Vafþr) - 92

Vafþrúðnismál

Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a   19a 

non-skaldic stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45   46   47   48   49   50   51   52   53   54   55   56 

10 — Vafþr 10

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Vafþr 10)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Óauðigr maðr,
er til auðigs kjömr,
mæli þarft eða þegi;
ofrmælgi mikil
hygg ek að illa geti
hveim er við kaldrifjaðan kjömr.   (eddic or germanic)

(
Odin said:

10
‘The poor man who comes to the wealthy one
should speak when needful or be silent;
to be too talkative I think will bring bad results
when one comes to the cold-ribbed man.’)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 7v, 26 - 7v, 28 (Edda)  image  image  
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