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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Not published: do not cite ()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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114 — Am 114

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Komtaþú af því þingi
er vér það frægim
að þú sök sóttir
né slekkðir aðra;
vildir ávallt vægja
en vættki halda,
kyrrt um því láta.
  (eddic or germanic)

(‘You never came back from the Assembly—or so we heard—
having prosecuted a case or crushed an adversary’s;
you always wanted to yield, you’d never stand firm in any matter,
you’d quietly let things be.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 44r, 3 - 44r, 4 (Edda)  image  image  
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