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Lausavísa — Ormrs LvIV

Ormr svínfellingr Jónsson

Ormr svínfellingr Jónsson, Lausavísa — Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Ormrs LvIV)


Mikil var ǫs, þás Ysju
aldrtjón buðu ljónar;
sárs ruðu seggir dreyra
svell, áðr Þorbjǫrg felli;
fǫður dauða rak fœðir
fôlu blakks með saxi,
Þórðr var hættr í hǫrðum
hjǫrleik guma fjǫrvi.
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