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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Lausavísur — MÞórð LvIV

Magnús Þórðarson

Magnús Þórðarson, Lausavísur — Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir

Not published: do not cite (MÞórð LvIV)


Sitr fimligt fljóð
(framm greiðik ljóð),
vex garpi sút,
und Gnúpi út;
en hafði heim,
þats hœfði þeim;
vas hundr í fǫr
með hjalma bǫr.
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Margr myndi sá sendir
sókngífrs numinn lífi,
linna vangs, fyr lǫngu,
lundr, es nú rekr undan;
ef brynhríðar beiði
biti týgilig skýja
(niðr drepr skald) und skildi
(skeggi) môl sem eggjar.
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