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Þá nam að vaxa
fyr vina brjósti
Hann galt ok gaf
sparði eigi hilmir
hodd blóðrekin. (eddic or germanic)
(Then he began to grow in the bosom of his friends,
the splendidly-born elm in radiant delight;*
he paid out and gave gold to the retinue,
the prince did not spare blood-stained treasure.
editions: Skj Not in Skj;