Tarrin Wills and Stefanie Gropper (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Hugsvinnsmál 104’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 422.
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Lat. parallel: (Dist. III, 19) Inter convivas fac sis sermone modestus, / ne dicare loquax, cum vis urbanus haberi ‘At feasts make sure that you are moderate in speech, so that you will not be called loud-mouth when you want to be considered urbane’. A similar topic is dealt with in Hsv 16. The topic of taciturn guests also occurs in Hávm. Cf. Hávm 7/1-3 (NK, 18): Inn vari gestr, | er til verðar kømr, | þunno hljóði þegir ‘The careful guest, who comes to a meal, keeps silent with hearing finely attuned’ (Larrington 1996, 15).
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