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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Lausavísa — Áóreið LvIV

Árni óreiða Magnússon

Árni óreiða Magnússon, Lausavísa — Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Áóreið LvIV)


Ǫld hefr Ysju felda
óframliga gamla,
þars brandr við rif rendi
rauðr kerlingu snauðri;
mintusk mest, þás ræntu,
(mikill svarmr var þar) barmar,
skjǫld bar herr ór hjaldri
happsnauðr, fǫður dauða.
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