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VII. Leiðarvísan (Leið) - 45

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Leiðarvísan (‘Way-Guidance’) — Anon LeiðVII

Katrina Attwood 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Leiðarvísan’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 137-78.

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan, et digt fra det 12. årh. (AI, 618-26, BI, 622-33)

SkP info: VII, 137-78

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1 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 1 [Vol. 7, 141-2] — Anon Leið 1VII

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Þinn óð semk ok innik
allskjótt, salar fjalla,
harðla brátt til hróðrar,
harri, munn ok varrar;
mér gefi dǫglingr dýra
dœmi stóls ok sólar,
enn svát ek mega sannan,
orðgnótt, lofa dróttin.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 1 (AI, 618; BI, 622); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
2 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 2 [Vol. 7, 142] — Anon Leið 2VII

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Fyrr kveðk frægjan harra
fagrgims, þanns ræðr himni,
hás, at hróðri þessum
hreggranns, an kyn seggja;
æstik aflamestan
orðgnóttar mér dróttin;
hrœrð skulu mín til mærðar
málgǫgn, en lið þagni.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 2 (AI, 618; BI, 622); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
3 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 3 [Vol. 7, 143] — Anon Leið 3VII

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Fǫður biðk ok son síðan
slétt óðar-lag rétta;
minn styrki vel til verka
vandan heilagr andi;
ór munu aldar stýri
óþægilig frægjum
orð, nema mér til mærðar
málsgnótt fái dróttinn.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 3 (AI, 619; BI, 623); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
4 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 4 [Vol. 7, 143-4] — Anon Leið 4VII

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Víst emk fúss at freista
(fæk ljósum brag hrósat)
láðs fyr lyptimeiðum
linns orðspeki minnar;
því hefr hreggþjalma hilmir
hreinlyndr gefit eina
oss, til óðar þessa,
orðgnótt, at skalk njóta.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 4 (AI, 619; BI, 623); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
5 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 5 [Vol. 7, 144-5] — Anon Leið 5VII

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Hljóð gefi hirðimeiðar
hrælinns at brag svinnir,
gegn vilk þjóð at þagni
þá stund es kveðk, sunda;
vilk, meðan varrar teljak
viggskrýðendr mér hlýði,
frá dáðmôttugs dróttins
degi nǫkkur rǫk segja.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 5 (AI, 619; BI, 623); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
6 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 6 [Vol. 7, 145-6] — Anon Leið 6VII

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Tekk til orðs þars urðu
alfregnar jartegnir
(tôkn eru sýnd í slíku
sǫnn) Jórsalamǫnnum;
sendi salvǫrðr grundar
snilli fimr af himni
borgar-lýð til bjargar
bréf gollstǫfum sollit.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 6 (AI, 619; BI, 623); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
7 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 7 [Vol. 7, 146] — Anon Leið 7VII

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Varð bréf, þats goð gerði
geðsnjallr ok lét falla
(vôn's á gipt) á grœna
grund, sunnudag fundit;
bók réðu þá blíðir
byrskíðs viðir síðan
(verðr sás vensk á dýrðir
vitr) gollstǫfum ritna.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 7 (AI, 619; BI, 624); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
8 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 8 [Vol. 7, 147] — Anon Leið 8VII

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Sagði bréf, hver brygði
bitr fár guma ári,
blakks skreytǫndum brautar
borðs frá dróttins orðum;
hljóta víst, kvað veitir
vegfróðr hluta góðra,
menn, þeirs minn dag vinna,
mest angr af því flestir.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 8 (AI, 619-20; BI, 624); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
9 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 9 [Vol. 7, 147-9] — Anon Leið 9VII

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Hætt kveðr heilagr dróttinn
hyrskerðǫndum verða
arms, þeims eigi þyrma
alfríðs sonar tíðum;
því ro flugraddar fœddir
fleins með ýmsum meinum
(bæði bǫrn ok móðir
bág) lundar (ferr stundum).

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 9 (AI, 620; BI, 624); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
10 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 10 [Vol. 7, 149-50] — Anon Leið 10VII

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Munk, kvað vǫrðr, í virða,
vallræfrs, liðu alla
(stríð þéa drótt til dauða
drjúghvast) trega kasta;
ef vegrunnar vinna
varrelgs daga helga
elds eða eigi gjalda
allþétt tíund rétta.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 10 (AI, 620; BI, 624); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
11 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 11 [Vol. 7, 150] — Anon Leið 11VII

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Fárskerðir býðr fyrðum
friðar kunnan dag sunnu,
ýtum hollr, of allan
aldr dýrliga at halda;
gefa kvezk mætr í móti
meinhrjóðandi þjóðum
ár með ǫllum tíri
einart ok frið hreinan.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 11 (AI, 620; BI, 625); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
12 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 12 [Vol. 7, 151-2] — Anon Leið 12VII

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Án megu engir (launa
otrs) þeirs skírn hafa hlotna,
(gótt's meiðum þrif þýðask)
þat kaup hafa skatnar;
orð munu eigi verða
ór brend, þaus goð kendi;
mjǫk's sárvita sœkir
sanns duldr, ef hyggr annat.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 12 (AI, 620; BI, 625); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
13 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 13 [Vol. 7, 152-3] — Anon Leið 13VII

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Stef skal hátt (né hætta
hygg ek enn tǫlu dyggva)
fljótt, ef finna mættak
fríð orð, goði smíðat.
Lúta englar ítrum
óttlaust ok lið drótni;
einn es siklingr sunnu
setrs hvívetna betri.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 13 (AI, 620-1; BI, 625); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
14 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 14 [Vol. 7, 153-4] — Anon Leið 14VII

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Yfirþengill skóp engla
einn sunnudag hreina;
sǫnn hefr siklingr unnit
slík verk himinríkis;
ok heimstýrir hári
heppinn, þás skóp, skepnu
þann setti dag, dróttinn,
dýrðar mildr til hvílðar.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 14 (AI, 621; BI, 625-6); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
15 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 15 [Vol. 7, 154] — Anon Leið 15VII

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Kristr setti frið fastan
fimr meðal láðs ok himna
(nauð es þegnum þýðask
þann veg) goðs ok manna;
ok dáðskreyttan dróttinn
dags hallar frið lagði
(þat vas sunnudag) sinnar
snjallr meðal skepnu allrar.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 15 (AI, 621; BI, 626); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
16 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 16 [Vol. 7, 155] — Anon Leið 16VII

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Reiddi rǫngum studdan
ramn þjóðtraðar Glamma
flóð, áðr foldu næði
fjǫlkœnn Nói grœnni;
en þás ǫrk á landi
ólesta vel festi,
þjóð af þram-Val prúðum
(þat vas dróttins dag) sótti.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 16 (AI, 621; BI, 626); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
17 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 17 [Vol. 7, 156] — Anon Leið 17VII

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Hás ræðr heimi þessum
hreggranns jǫfurr (seggi
goð lætr gótt líf ǫðlask
gœzku-fimr) sem himnum.
Lúta englar ítrum
óttlaust ok lið drótni;
einn es siklingr sunnu
setrs hvívetna betri.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 17 (AI, 621; BI, 626); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
18 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 18 [Vol. 7, 156-7] — Anon Leið 18VII

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Fylgði lýðr af láði
laga-vísum Móísi,
sundr sprakk vágr fyr vendi,
vas þat sunnudag unnit;
þusti hafs með hreysti
heiðit folk á leiðir;
brátt vann lǫgr enn ljóti
líftjón Faraóni.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 18 (AI, 621; BI, 626-7); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
19 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 19 [Vol. 7, 157-8] — Anon Leið 19VII

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Tunglbryggju gaf tyggi
tíu orð laga forðum
(fríðr af fǫstu mœðisk)
fjǫlvíss (goðs vinr) Móíses;
ok þrekprúðum þjóðar
þann veg yfirmanni
várr dróttinn lét veittan
víðkunnan dag sunnu.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 19 (AI, 622; BI, 626-7); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
20 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 20 [Vol. 7, 158-9] — Anon Leið 20VII

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Sinn skreytti dag dróttinn
dáðsterkr frama-verkum,
rekkum's rann til drykkjar
reint vatn fram ór steini;
ráðmeginn lét rigna
risnu-fimr af himni
mat, þeims manna heitir,
margri þjóð til bjargar.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 20 (AI, 622; BI, 627); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
21 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 21 [Vol. 7, 159-60] — Anon Leið 21VII

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Einn es sælstr of sinni
(samir lýðum trú þýðask)
heims stýrandi hári
hallar skepnu allri.
Lúta englar ítrum
óttlaust ok lið drótni;
einn es siklingr sunnu
setrs hvívetna betri.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 21 (AI, 622; BI, 627); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
22 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 22 [Vol. 7, 160-1] — Anon Leið 22VII

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Engill kom við unga
allheppinn mey spjalla
burð ok buðlungs dýrðar
bauð hann frǫmum svanna;
brims tók bjǫrk en fremsta
brands við helgum anda;
sú hefk frétt at dag dróttins
dyrð framm komin yrði.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 22 (AI, 622; BI, 627-8); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
23 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 23 [Vol. 7, 161-2] — Anon Leið 23VII

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Dag mærri lét dýrðar
dróttins tíð fyr óttu
mæztr frá meyju beztri
mildingr berask hingat,
því's rétt at dag dróttins
dáðsnjalls hǫfuð kallim
(gerðisk fǫgnuðr fyrðum
fríðr) annarra tíða.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 23 (AI, 622; BI, 627-8); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
24 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 24 [Vol. 7, 162-3] — Anon Leið 24VII

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Lét Jóannem ítran
einn, dýrðar-mann hreinan,
ár í Jórðôn stýrir
alls tírar sik skíra;
dáðstéttar kom drótni
dags ok krismu lagði
líknar-fúss í lesni
lands enn helgi andi.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 24 (AI, 622-3; BI, 628); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
25 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 25 [Vol. 7, 163-4] — Anon Leið 25VII

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Enn vilda ek annat
alfríðustum smíða
hátt í hróðri sléttum
himins gotna stef drotni.
Gramr skóp hauðr ok himna
hreggranns sem kyn seggja;
einn's salkonungr sólar
snjallr hjalpari allra.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 25 (AI, 623; BI, 628); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
26 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 26 [Vol. 7, 164-5] — Anon Leið 26VII

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Sýndi sólar landa
siklingr með trú mikla
horskum lýð á hauðri
hreinn skjótar jarteinir;
frítt gerði dag dróttins
dáðfimr jǫfurr himna
vín ór vatni einu;
varð þjóð fegin harðla.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 26 (AI, 623; BI, 628-9); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
27 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 27 [Vol. 7, 165-6] — Anon Leið 27VII

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Sín veitti dag dróttins
dýr tôkn himins stýrir,
lýð þás lítlu brauði
lofkvaddan goð saddi;
rǫskr vann fljótt af fiskum
friðkennandi tvennum
fjǫlða lýðs ok fríðum
fimm hleifum vel reifan.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 27 (AI, 623; BI, 629); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
28 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 28 [Vol. 7, 166] — Anon Leið 28VII

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Hátt gengr dýrð, sús dróttinn
dáðgladdan her saddi
(opt es kuðr at krapti
Kristr) á lítlum vistum;
tolf segja elda elfar
Ull vandlaupar fullir
(matr vansk mǫnnum snotrum)
mikill fengr at af gengi.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 28 (AI, 623; BI, 629); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
29 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 29 [Vol. 7, 166-7] — Anon Leið 29VII

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Ótraulla má ǫllu
aldýrr faðir stýra;
sterkr es engr svát orki
aptrat dróttins krapti.
Gramr skóp hauðr ok himna
hreggranns sem kyn seggja;
einn's salkonungr sólar
snjallr hjalpari allra.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 29 (AI, 623-4; BI, 629); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
30 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 30 [Vol. 7, 167-8] — Anon Leið 30VII

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Dag reið sinn með sigri
siklingr blíðr til víðrar
sólbryggju (hratt seggja
sorg) Jórsalaborgar;
ok fyr ǫðling ríkjan
óhræðinn litklæði
þar vann lýðr á láði
lopthjalms borit palma.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 30 (AI, 624; BI, 629-30); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
31 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 31 [Vol. 7, 168] — Anon Leið 31VII

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Dag reis sinn með sigri
snjallastr faðir allra
(sjóli huggaði seggi
sólar hauðrs) af dauða;
áðr batt flærðar-fróðan
fjanda heilagr andi
fast ok fyrða leysti
fremðar-styrkr ór myrkrum.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 31 (AI, 624; BI, 630); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
32 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 32 [Vol. 7, 169] — Anon Leið 32VII

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Vôru ǫðlings ærir
alkunnan dag sunnu
heiðar bœs í húsi
hreins luktaðir einu;
þá gaf skjǫldungr skýja
skríns postolum sínum
(ítr firri goð gotna
grandi) helgan anda.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 32 (AI, 624; BI, 630); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
33 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 33 [Vol. 7, 170] — Anon Leið 33VII

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Gefr, sás ǫllum's øfri,
ǫðlingr salar rǫðla
(goð magnar þrif þegna)
þjóðum alt et góða.
Gramr skóp hauðr ok himna
hreggranns sem kyn seggja;
einn's salkonungr sólar
snjallr hjalpari allra.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 33 (AI, 624; BI, 630); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
34 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 34 [Vol. 7, 170-1] — Anon Leið 34VII

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Slœm skalk upp af aumu
(eru stef liðin) hefja,
mætr ef mér vill láta
málfinni goð vinnask;
styrk á valt til verka
vegs gnóttar mik dróttinn;
verðk at engu orði
einhlítr, nema goð beini.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 34 (AI, 624; BI, 630-1); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
35 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 35 [Vol. 7, 171] — Anon Leið 35VII

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Þat's rétt, at dag dróttins
dǫglingr myni hingat
lopts ok lýðum skipta
ljósgims koma af himnum;
oss skyldi sú aldri
ógnar-tíð en stríða
(drótt biði sikling sátta
sólvangs) ór hug ganga.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 35 (AI, 624-5; BI, 631); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, 624, B
 
36 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 36 [Vol. 7, 172] — Anon Leið 36VII

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Dag metr sinn at sǫnnu
snjallastr konungr allra
eljunkuðr of aðrar
alfríðar hátíðir;
dýrka dýrligs verka
dáðsterks hǫfuðmerki
(rétt segjum) dag dróttins
drjúgmǫrg himintǫrgu.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 36 (AI, 625; BI, 631); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, B
 
37 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 37 [Vol. 7, 172] — Anon Leið 37VII

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Menn skulu œztum unna
angrs hrjóðanda þjóðar
(mér berr máls á stýri
mart) af ǫllu hjarta;
siðminnigr fær sannan
seima Þróttr af drótni
(Kristr gefur fyrðum) fasta
(friðar vôn) es ann hônum.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 37 (AI, 625; BI, 631); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, B
 
38 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 38 [Vol. 7, 173] — Anon Leið 38VII

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Verðim vér, ok fyrða
vili svá faðir skilja,
hilmis frægs til hœgri
handar allra landa,
ok heim dýrstr frá dómi
dagskeiðs jǫfurr leiði
oss frá ótta hvǫssum
ǫll til himna hallar.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 38 (AI, 625; BI, 631-2); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, B
 
39 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 39 [Vol. 7, 173-4] — Anon Leið 39VII

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Vér skulum víst með tôrum,
verðr mein, ef því seinum,
(kostum flærð at forðask)
friðar helgan goð biðja,
at þás ǫflugr eflir
alls sóma lýkr dómi,
fara næðim vér fríða
fljótt í dýrð með drótni.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 39 (AI, 625; BI, 632); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, B
 
40 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 40 [Vol. 7, 174] — Anon Leið 40VII

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Kostum allir æsta
oss at helgum krossi
kœnir menn, sem kunnum,
Krist eilífrar vistar;
staðr es ǫllum œðri
(óttalaus) með drótni
(þjóð lifir glǫð, sús gœði
getr) munligri ok betri.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 40 (AI, 625; BI, 632); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, B
 
41 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 41 [Vol. 7, 175] — Anon Leið 41VII

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Haldi oss frá eldi
eilífr skapa deilir,
(Kristr - - -), ok myrkrum
(menn), es heim líðr þenna,
svát ǫll í frið fullan
farim heim, es skilr beima
alls stýrandi, órum
óttalaus með drótni.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 41 (AI, 625-6; BI, 632); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, B
 
42 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 42 [Vol. 7, 175-6] — Anon Leið 42VII

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Yfirstillir firr ǫllu
ítr túns himins rítar
(harmsfullum ræðk halli
hugstrandar) mik grandi;
mér fái miklu hæri
miskunn jǫfurr sunnu
(Kristr gefr fyrðum fastan
frið) an ek kunna biðja.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 42 (AI, 626; BI, 632-3); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, B
 
43 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 43 [Vol. 7, 176-7] — Anon Leið 43VII

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Réð með oss, at óði
(es fróðr, sás vensk góðu),
greitt, hvé grundvǫll settak,
gǫfugr prestr at hlut mestum;
orð mun allra verða
auðsætt, bragar þætti,
ramligt hús þars reistum,
Rúnolfr, hvé fekk snúnat.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 43 (AI, 626; BI, 633); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, B
 
44 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 44 [Vol. 7, 177-8] — Anon Leið 44VII

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Mœðask mér á óði,
mest þarf hóf at flestu,
(brands hefr ôrr til enda)
orðvôpn (kveðit drôpu);
skulu eldviðir ǫldu
alljósan brag kalla
(þjóð hafi þekð á kvæði
þvísa) Leiðarvísan.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 44 (AI, 626; BI, 633); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, B
 
45 Vol. 7. Anonymous Poems, Leiðarvísan, 45 [Vol. 7, 178] — Anon Leið 45VII

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Nú skal drótt á lok líta,
lopthjalms dǫgum optar
dýrkim dǫglings verka
dáðhress, bragar þessa;
heim laði dýrr frá dómi
dags hallar gramr allan
(þjóð hjali kersk of kvæði)
kristinn lýð til vistar.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII]: G [2]. Leiðarvísan 45 (AI, 626; BI, 633); dróttkvætt; ed. KA; group: F; mss: 399a-bx, 444x, B
 
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