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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Lausavísur from Grettis saga — Anon (Gr)V (Gr)

Anonymous Lausavísur

Lausavísur from Grettis saga — Jonathan Grove

Not published: do not cite (Anon (Gr)V (Gr))


Troll hafa Tréfót allan
trǫll steypi þeim ǫllum.
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Fyrr lauguðu frægir
fránhvítinga rítar
rausnar-menn í ranni
ræfrhvǫssu bensævar,
nú rauð, sá er var víða,
vómr, frá tekinn sóma,
benja skóðs af bleyði
bæði hlýr í sýru.
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Hǫrð frák heldr at yrði
hervápn at Rifskerjum,
mest þvíat margir lustu
menn slyppir hvalklyppum,
en málm-Gautar móti
meginfast hafa kastat
(oss líz ímun þessi
óknyttin) þvestslyttum.
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