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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Lausavísur — StSj LvV (Korm)

Steinarr Sjónason

Steinarr Sjónason, Lausavísur — Edith Marold

Not published: do not cite (StSj LvV (Korm))


Lifðak lengi,
létk ráða goð,
hafðak aldri
hosu mosrauða,
battk aldri mér
belg at halsi
þó ek enn lifi.
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Folk-Sýrar létk fjóra
(frátt þú þess) ok átta
skyggs fyr Skrýmis eggju
skerðendr hliða verða;
nú hefr bjóðr forsa Bersa
Bestlu niðs á lesti
sárgeitunga sveita
sanneldingu feldan.
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