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Grett Lv 36V (Gr 68)

Grettir Ásmundarson, Lausavísur 36 — ed. Jonathan Grove

Not published: do not cite (Grett Lv 36V (Gr 68))

Grettir ÁsmundarsonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Svá varð skildr frá skáldi
skeljeggr brimis eggja
meiðr, þótt margir stæði
menn at vápna sennu,
svá at ófærr varð ára
endr af Grettis hendi
hlynr í hríðum benja;
hest gaf hann mér at lesti.


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: [Anonyme digte og vers XIV], A. 1. Vers af sagaer: Af isl. slægtsagaer: Af Grettissaga 49: AII, 443-4, BII, 475,


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