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Mægð gat ek mikla
mákak því leyna—
knáka ek þess njóta;
hljótt áttum sjaldan,
síz komt íhendr ossar,
firrðan mik frændum,
fé oft svikinn. (eddic or germanic)
(‘Alliance with splendid men I made—I can’t deny it—
I can get no benefit, monstrous wife, from it.
We’ve scarcely had any peace since you came among us,
you’ve deprived me of kinsmen, swindled me of property,
editions: Skj Not in Skj;