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sjau vetr að það
en inn átta
en inn níunda
nauðr um skilði;
á myrkvan við,
örlög drýgja. (eddic or germanic)
(They stayed thus for seven winters,
but all the eighth they suffered anguish,
and in the ninth necessity parted them;
the girls yearned for the dark wood,
the strange, young creatures, to fulfil fate.
editions: Skj Not in Skj;