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Prose: Hr 34.7

Hrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35 7 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Hr 34.7)

Teaching TextsHrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Hirðmenn hafa nú sama vanða ok kasta fyrst smám beinum um þvert gólfit til Bǫðvars ok Hattar. Bǫðvarr lætr sem hann sjái eigi þetta. Hǫttr er svá hræddr, at hann tekr eigi á mat né drykk, þykir honum þá sem hann muni vera lostinn.
Ok nú mælti Hǫttr til Böðvars: ‘Bokki sæll, nú ferr at þér stór knúta, ok mun þetta ætlat okkr til nauða.’


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.


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