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Hvað mun að bótum
brúðr sú taka
er vélar vér
Hefir snót af mér
en unað lítið. (eddic or germanic)
(‘What compensation will that bride accept,
when we’ve woven for her such deceit?
From me the lady had oaths I’d sworn,
none fulfilled, and little pleasure.’)
editions: Skj Not in Skj;