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Anon Hsv 22VII/3 — af

Ef þú eyri átt,        þann er þér ekki stóðar,
        eða þú hlýtr ógagn af,
gef þú hann burt,        þótt þér góðr þykki;
        mart er fríðara en fé.

Ef þú átt eyri, þann er þér stóðar ekki, eða þú hlýtr ógagn af, gef þú hann burt, þótt þér góðr þykki; mart er fríðara en fé.

If you own money which is not of any use to you or which leads to harm for you, give it away, even though it may seem good to you; much is better than money.

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