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Runic Dictionary

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

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Skírnismál (Skí) - 64


Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a 

non-skaldic stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42 

13 — Skí 13

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Skí 13)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Kostir ru betri
heldr en að klökkva sé
hveim er fúss er fara,
einu dægri
mér var aldr um skapaðr
ok allt líf um lagið.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘The choices are better than simply sobbing,
for a man who is eager to advance;
for on one day all my life-span was shaped,
all my days laid down.’)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;


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