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Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic edition (Edd.)

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Grípisspá (Gríp) - 56

Grípisspá

Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a   0c 

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45 — Gríp 45

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Gríp 45)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Hvað mun að bótum
brúðr sú taka
er vélar vér
vífi gerðum?
Hefir snót af mér
svarna eiða,
enga efnda,
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;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 28v, 13 - 28v, 14 (Edda)  image  image  
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