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Prose: Laxd 33.32

Laxdœla saga — ch. 33 32 — ed. not skaldic

Not published: do not cite (Prose: Laxd 33.32)

Teaching TextsLaxdœla saga — ch. 33

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Ekki kvazk Gestr þekkja ættarbragð Óláfs á þeim mǫnnum. Þá mælti Óláfr: ‘Eigi má ofsǫgum segja frá vitsmunum þínum, Gestr, er þú kennir óséna menn, ok þat vil ek, at þú segir mér, hverr þeira inna ungu manna mun mestr verða fyrir sér.’


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.


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