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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

III. Málsháttakvæði (Mhkv) - 30

5: Málsháttakvæði (‘Proverb poem’) — Anon MhkvIII

Roberta Frank 2017, ‘ Anonymous, Málsháttakvæði’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1213. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1029> (accessed 22 October 2021)

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: A. [1]. Málsháttakvæði, Et orknøsk(?) digt, omkr. 1200. (AII, 130-6, BII, 138-45)

SkP info: III, 1237

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24 — Anon Mhkv 24III

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Engi knettr of annars mein,
(aldri lætk at munni sein)
heimi heyrik sagt at snúi,
sumir einir hygg at mér trúi;
erfitt verðr þeims illa kann,
engan þarf at hjúfra mann,
þannig hefr mér lagzk í lund,
langviðrum skal eyða grund.  (runhent)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: A. [1]. Málsháttakvæði 24 (AII, 135; BII, 144); Skald II, 77; Möbius 1874, 10, Wisén 1886-9, I, 76.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 55r, 21 - 55r, 22 (Mhkv)  transcr.  image  image  image  
GKS 2367 4° (RFJ) -  
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