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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gramm1, FGT §92

First Grammarian, The First Grammatical Treatise 92 — ed. IcePaHC

Not published: do not cite (Gramm1, FGT §92)

First GrammarianThe First Grammatical Treatise

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

En ef nokkur verður svo einmáll eða hjámáll að hann mælir á mót svo mörgum mönnum skynsömum sem bæði létust sjálfir kveða þetta orð áður ég ritaði það , og svo heyra aðra menn kveða sem nú er ritað , og þú lætur i skulu kveða en eigi e , þó að það orð sé í tvær samstöfur deilt , þá vil ég hafa ástráð Katónis það er hann réð syni sínum í versum : contra verbosos noli contendere verbis | ; sermo datur cunctis , animi sapientia paucis | . Það er svo að skilja : hirð eigi þú að þræta við málrófsmenn .


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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