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GunnLeif Merl I 65VIII (Bret 133)

Russell Poole (ed.) 2017, ‘Breta saga 133 (Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I 65)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 103.

Gunnlaugr LeifssonMerlínusspá I

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following text is from the old edition (normally Skj):

Svífr et hvassa
hagl tvíviðar
(hnígr hǫlða lið)
hart af strengjum,
en geyst hinig
gaflok fara,
megut Skǫglar ský
við skotum halda.


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