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Lausavísur — Árni LvIV

Árni ábóti Jónsson

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Lausavísur — Diana Whaley

Not published: do not cite (Árni LvIV)


Skafa sveinar klif krúnu
kveðr eik, meðan, reikar,
bjúgr þyrnir hnígr hjarna,
hafskíðs stafir ríða;
þola hlusta kvǫl kvistir,
kná skalla rá falla,
ǫlr kringiz vel vanga,
venz skarði grǫn svarðar.
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Fjǫtra var sjá móins mæt
mærar ok guði kær.
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