Russell Poole (ed.) 2017, ‘Breta saga 64 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá II 64)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 186.
Sjám við synð ok svikaráðum
ok alls kyns illum verkum.
Drýgjum dôð, dróttin elskum,
hrindum ǫrt illu ráði.
Sjám við synð ok svikaráðum ok alls kyns illum verkum. Drýgjum dôð, elskum dróttin, hrindum ǫrt illu ráði.
‘Let us eschew sin and treacherous counsels and all kinds of evil deeds. Let us practise [good] works, love the Lord, reject evil counsel forthwith. ’
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sjá við synð
ok alls kyns
Sia við synd ok svika raðvm ok allz kyns illvm verkvm drygivm dað drottin e⸌l⸍skvm hrindvm ort illv raðe |
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