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Það hefir eik
er af annarri skefr;
um sik er hverr íslíku.
Hvaðvanntu þá meðan, Þórr? (eddic or germanic)
(‘One oak-tree thrives when another is stripped,
each is for himself in such matters.
What were you doing meanwhile, Thor?’
editions: Skj Not in Skj;