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Lausavísur — SnSt LvIV

Snorri Sturluson

Snorri Sturluson, Lausavísur — Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (SnSt LvIV)

 

Raun's, at eigi einir
Eyfirðingar heyja
(drótt es sein til sátta)
snarþing fetilstinga,
es þingviðir þorðu
þramskýs (í gný býjar
títt gekk ǫld of óttu
inn) harmsakar minnask.
 
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Tveir lifið, Þórðr, en þeira
þá vas œðri hlutr brœðra
(rán vasa lýðum launat
laust) en sex á hausti;
gera svín, en verðr venjask
vôr ætt, ef svá mætti,
ýskelfandi, ulfar,
afarkaupum, samhlaupa.
 
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