‘the speeding ships of the heel’ = SHOES
the speeding ships of the heel → SHOES
‘a sole-vessel’ = SHOE/FOOT
A sole-vessel → SHOE/FOOT
‘in the covering of the sole-path’ = SHOE
the sole-path, → FOOT
in the covering of the FOOT → SHOE
austrœnar snekkja ilja
‘eastern warships of footsoles’ = SHOES
eastern warships of footsoles; → SHOES
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