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Vglundar saga: a new edition based on UW-Madison Libraries Special Collections MS 140 (2007-10-09)

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[Chapter 3]

N skal nefna fleiri menn til sgunnar. Ketill er mar nefndr; hann tti at ra fyrir Raumsrki. Hann var mikilhfr mar ok rkr at aufum, Page Image vitr ok vinsll. Ketill var kvngar mar, ok ht Ingibjrg kona hans; hon var af ttum drum. au ttu tv sonu; ht annarr Sigurr, en annarr Gunnlaugr. eir broer ttu kenningarnfn; var annarr kallai Sigurr spaki, en annarr Gunnlaugr oflti. Ketill kendi sonum snum allar rttir r er mnnum var ttt at kunna, v Ketill var hverjum manni betr at sr binn um allar rttir. eir heldu sr marga jnustumenn ok gfu eim gar gjafir. eir broer ru t me sveinum snum at skjta dr ok fugla, v at eir vru inir mestu gtismenn. Ketill var inn mesti gtismar til bardaga ok inn mesti rausnarmar llum greinum. Hann hi fjrar ok tuttugu hlmgngur ok hafi llum sigr. Vingott var me eim Haraldi konungi ok Katli. Ketill var ok mlamar sv mikill at hann tti aldri v mli at fylgja at hann ynni ekki vi hverja sem hann tti, v egar hann tk at tala, tti llum sv sem hann talai. Hann var ok sv mlsnjallr at aldri tti sv mikit hlj nkkru ingi at ekki fengi hann hlj er hann tk at tala. Konungr bau Katli opt at iggja Page Image hri nafnbt ok sagi honum at vel sma, bi sakir vsdms ok margra hluta annarra, en Ketill vildi at eigi iggja, sagisk heldr vilja vera einfaldr bndi ok halda sik til jafns vi sem meiri nafnboetr hefi. Ketill unni sv mikit konu sinni at hann mtti ekki mti henni lta. Ok lei sv fram um tma.

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