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Lexicon Poeticum

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Anon Hsv 116VII/5 — lýða ‘man’

Ofdrykkju forðaz;        * hon drýgir erfiði;
        svá skal við vífin varaz;
líkams lestir        tæla lýða hvern,
        er í sællífi sitr.

Forðaz ofdrykkju; * hon drýgir erfiði; svá skal varaz við vífin; líkams lestir tæla hvern lýða, er sitr í sællífi.

Avoid too much drinking; * it causes hardship; thus one must guard against women; vices of the body entrap every man who keeps to a wealthy way of life.



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