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Hfr Lv 19V (Hallfr 22)

Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Lausavísur 19 — ed. Diana Whaley

Not published: do not cite (Hfr Lv 19V (Hallfr 22))

Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld ÓttarssonLausavísur
181920

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Lítt hirði ek, lautar
lundr hefr hætt til sprunda
viggs, þótt verðak hǫggvinn,
varr, í hǫndum svarra,
ef ek næða Sif slœðu
sofa karms meðal arma;
mákat láss við ljósa
lind ofrœkðar bindask.

sources

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.

editions and texts

Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld, 5. Lausavísur 19: AI, 171, BI, 161, Skald I, 87, NN §§167, 522, 3214; ÓT 1958-2000, II, 202-3; ÍF 8, 184 (Hallfr ch. 9), Hallfr 1977, 88, ÍS II, 1214, 1246, Flat 1860-8, I, 450.

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