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Lexicon Poeticum

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Steinn Óldr 12II/2 — vel ‘really’

Lǫnd vill þengill Þrœnda
— þat líkar vel skǫtnum —
ǫll við œrna snilli
eggdjarfr í frið leggja.
Hugnar þjóð, þats þegna
þrályndr til friðmála
kúgar Engla œgir.
Óláfr borinn sólu.

Eggdjarfr þengill Þrœnda vill leggja ǫll lǫnd í frið við œrna snilli; þat líkar skǫtnum vel. Þjóð hugnar, þats þrályndr œgir Engla kúgar þegna til friðmála. …Óláfr borinn sólu.

The blade-daring lord of the Þrœndir [NORWEGIAN KING = Óláfr] wants to establish peace in all lands with great wisdom; that really pleases people. Men like it, that the obstinate-minded intimidator of the English [= Óláfr] forces people to peace-talks. …Óláfr born [beneath] the sun.

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