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ÞKolb Lv 8V (BjH 31)

Þórðr Kolbeinsson, Lausavísur 8 — ed. Alison Finlay

Not published: do not cite (ÞKolb Lv 8V (BjH 31))

Þórðr KolbeinssonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Bjǫrn tekr brátt es mornar,
bráðr við illu ráði;
grǫnum es vanr at grípa
glópr við hverju hrópi;
ok hvikmála hœlir
hveimleiðr með stjǫl breiðan,
sanni firðr ok svinnu,
siti hann vesalstr manna.


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.

editions and texts

Skj: Þórðr Kolbeinsson, 4. Lausavísur 8: , BI, 208,


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