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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ǪrvOdd Ævdr 1VIII (Ǫrv 71)/5 — Seint ‘late’

Hlýði seggir,         en ek segja mun
vígs völdundum         frá vinum mínum.
Seint er at dylja;         sé ek eigi mátti
skógs skæstafr         við sköpum gera.

Hlýði seggir, en ek mun segja völdundum vígs frá vinum mínum. Seint er at dylja; ek sé skæstafr skógs mátti eigi gera við sköpum.

Listen men, and I will tell causers of slaughter [WARRIORS] about my friends. It is [too] late to deny; I see the advancing stave of the bow [WARRIOR = I] could not prevent fate.


[5] Seint: so 471, 173ˣ, ‘seimt’ 343a



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