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Leitaða ek ílíkna
að letja ykkr heiman,
sköpum viðr manngi
ok skuluð þó hér komnir.
Mælti af manviti
ef mundu sættaz,
ekki að réðuz,
allir ní kváðu. (eddic or germanic)
(‘I tried to remedy this by keeping you at home,
yet no one defeats fate, and so you still came here.’
She spoke common sense to try to make peace between them,
they would not agree at all, both sides said no.
editions: Skj Not in Skj;