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SignV Lv 1V (Harð 2)

Signý Valbrandsdóttir, Lausavísa 1 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (SignV Lv 1V (Harð 2))

Signý ValbrandsdóttirLausavísa1

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Braut í sundr fyr sætu,
Sírnis hljóðs, men góðri,
ýta trúik engi bæti
auðs hlíði þat síðan;
gangr var ei góðr ens unga
gulls lystis enn fysti,
hverr mun heðan af verri,
hnefstr mun þó enn efsti.


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. 2. Vers af sagaer: Af isl. slægtsagaer: Af Harðar saga Grímkelssonar 2: AII, 446, BII, 477, Skald II, 261, NN §1586; Harð 1756, 75, Harð 1847, 16, Harð 1960, 128, ÍF 13, 17 (Harð ch. 7).


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