The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).
Sér þú þenna mæki, mær,
er ek hefi í hendi hér?
ek mun þér hálsi af
nema þú mér sætt segir. (eddic or germanic)
(‘Do you see this sword, girl, slender, inlaid,
which I have here in my hand?
Your head I shall strike from your neck
unless you declare we are reconciled.’)
editions: Skj Not in Skj;