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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 10]

Alvr ht kona er bj Honskari, fjlkunnig ok illa skapi farin ok allvinsl af alu. Mjk vingott var me eim orbjrgu hsfreyju at Fossi. au moegin orbjrg, Jkull ok Einarr keyptu at henni ok gfu henni hundra silfrs at hon skyldi fyrirkoma eim broerum Vglundi ok Trausta me *einhverri fjlkyngi eptir v sem hon si r til, v eim lk mikil fund um vinsldir eira orgrmssona, en hefi frtt hver st ok vintta var me eim Vglundi ok Ketilri, en fyrirmundu eim bum at njtask sem sar bar raun . Mar ht Bjrn ok var kallar Bru-Bjrn; hann var heimamar orgrms pra. En v var hann Bru-Bjrn kallar at hann var sjgarpr sv mikill at honum tti ekkert ver foert sj at ra v hann kvazk aldri hira um glettingsbrur. Hann hafi komit t me orgrmi pra ok hafi iju at hann var fyrir skipum hans, en var fiskigangr mikill nesjum. Aldri reri hann meirr en vi rija mann ok hafi hraustan teinring. at Page Image bar sv til at bir lismenn hans sktusk. vru hskarlar allir orgrms at heyvinnu, ok vildi Bjrn ra til fiska ok talar vi Vglund ok Trausta at eir skyldu ra me honum um daginn sj, v menn hans vri eigi foerir. eir geru sv; var me eim vingott. Allt vissi Alvr af v ok fr upp hs sn ok veifi *kofra *snum austrtt, ok ykknai skjtt verit. En er eir vru komnir t mi, var fiskr ngr undir. s eir at dr upp flka vi austr ok landnorr. Vglundr mlti: "at ykki mr r at vr hldum at landi, v mr gezk ekki at veri essu." Bjrn segir: "Eigi munum vr at gera fyrr en hlait er skipit." " munt essu ra," segir Vglundr. Flkann dr fljtt yfir, ok fylgdi bi vindr ok fjk ok sv mikil sjillska at sjrinn var hvergi heill ok rauk hann sem salt. Bjrn kvazk vilja at landi fara. Vglundr kva betr fyrri, "en skal n eigi telja." eir ra bir Bjrn ok Trausti ok gengr eigi fram ok rekr tsur til hafs. Tekr at fylla undir eim skipit. Bir Bjrn Vglund ra, en Trausta stra. Sezk hann til ra ok roer sv sterkliga Page Image at eir n landi vi Dgurar. ar bj orkell skinnvefja er t kom me Bri Snfellss, ok var hann gamall. En er sagt var Ketilri at eir hefi undan rekit ok eir vri druknair, seig hana megin, ok er hon raknai vi, kva hon vsu essa:

Aldri m ek ginn
grtandi lta,
fyrst at mlvinir mnir
fyrir marbakka sukku;
leir er mr sjvar sorti
ok sgandi bra;
heldr geri mr haran
harm unna farmi.

orkell tk vel vi eim broerum. Fru eir heim annan dag. Var fagnafundr mikill fyrir eim Vglundi ok Ketilri.

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