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Lausavísur in Egils saga — Eskál LvV

Einarr skálaglamm Helgason

Einarr skálaglamm Helgason, Lausavísur in Egils saga — Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Eskál LvV)

 

Gerðak veig of virða
vǫrð, þanns sitr at jǫrðu,
(iðrumk þess) meðan aðrir,
ǫrr Váfaðar, svôfu;
hykk at hodda støkkvi
(hinig sóttak gram) þótti
(fýsinn) frœknum vísa
ferri skald in verra.
 
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Sœkjum jarl, þanns auka
ulfs verð þorir sverðum;
skipum borðróinn barða
baugskjǫldum Sigvalda;
drepr eigi svá sveigir
sárlinns, es gram finnum,
(rǫnd berum út á andra
Endils) við mér hendi.
 
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