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Bkrepp Magndr 5II/2 — lim ‘The branch’

Lék of Ljóðhús fíkjum
limsorg náar himni;
vítt vas ferð á flótta
fús; gaus eldr ór húsum.

Limsorg lék fíkjum náar himni of Ljóðhús; vítt vas ferð fús á flótta; eldr gaus ór húsum.

The branch-sorrow [FIRE] played fiercely near the sky throughout Lewis; far and wide the crowds were eager for flight; fire gushed from houses.


[2] limsorg: lundsorg 42ˣ, limsorg óð Hr




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