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Tópi ok ópi
tjösull ok óþoli,
vaxi þér tár með trega!
en ek mun segja þér
ok tvennan trega: (eddic or germanic)
(‘Madness and howling, tearing affliction and unbearable desire,
may tears well up for you with grief!
Sit down, for I shall tell you
heavy tormenting craving
and twofold grief:)
editions: Skj Not in Skj;