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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hárb 19

Hárbarðsljóð 19 — ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson

Not published: do not cite (Hárb 19)

Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic editionHárbarðsljóð

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Sparkar áttu vér konur
ef oss að spökum yrði;
horskar áttu vér konur
ef oss hollar væri,
þær ór sandi
síma undu
ok ór dali djúpum
grund um grófu;
varð ek þeim einn öllum
efri að ráðum;
hvílda ek hjá þeim systrum sjau
ok hafða ek geð þeira allt ok gaman.
Hvað vanntuþá meðan, Þórr?


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.


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