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

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Atlamál (Am) - 121

Atlamál

Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a 

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90 — Am 90

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Tók ek þeira hjörtu
ok áteinisteiktak,
selda ek þér síðan,
sagðag að kálfs væri;
einn þú því ollir
ekki réttu leifa,
töggtu tíðliga,
trúðir vel jöxlum.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘I took their hearts and roasted them on a spit,
gave them to you—told you they were calf-meat;
you made all this happen, you wouldn’t leave any scraps,
chewed it up greedily, trusting your back teeth.
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 43r, 34 - 43r, 37 (Edda)  image  image  
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