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Anon Pl 59VII/4 — angrs ‘of sin’

Inn bað með sér svinnan
snarfengr í hof þengill
— ítr hnekkir stóð úti
angrsPlácitum ganga.
‘Blót’, kvað gramr inn grimmi,
gagni í sókn ok fagna
kvôn hittir þú

Snarfengr þengill bað svinnan Plácitum ganga með sér inn í hof; ítr hnekkir angrs stóð úti. ‘Blót’, kvað inn grimmi gramr, ‘ok fagna gagni í sókn; þú hittir kvôn

The vigorous prince told the wise Plácitus to go with him into the temple; the glorious subduer of sin [HOLY MAN] stood outside. ‘Sacrifice’, said the fierce king, ‘and rejoice for your victory in battle; you found your wife ...’

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[4] angrs Plácitum: ‘[...]itum673b, ‘[...] placitum’ 673bFJ

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