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[1] MEN BLÁT THRVCH ÀRGLESTIGE RENKA ÀND JETA MÁR THRVCH THÀT GÍRICH SA THÉRA HYRTOGUM ÀND THÉRA ÉTHELINGA. but rather, merely through deceitful intrigue and with ease, since the military leaders and noblemen were beset by greed.
FRYA HETH SÉIT WI NE SKOLDON NÉN VNFRYA LJVD BY VS TO LÉTA. THÁ HWAT HÀVON [5] HJA DÉN. HJA HÀVON VSA FJAND NÉI FOLGED HWAND AN STÉD FON HJARA FENSENUM TO DÉIANDE JEFTHA FRY TO LÉTANE. HÀVON HJA FRYA.S RÉD MIN.ACHT ÀND SE TO HJARA SLÁFONUM MAKAD. THRVCHDAM HJA SOK DÉDON MACHT FRYA [10] NAVT LONGER WÁKA OVIR HJAM. HJA HÀVON ÍNES ÔTHER.IS FRYDOM BINIMEN ÀND THÀT IS ÉRSÉKE THÀT HJA HJARA AJN VRLÉREN HÀWE. Frya taught us not to tolerate unfree people among us, but what have they done? They followed our enemy, for instead of killing their prisoners or setting them free, they ignored Frya's advice and used them as slaves. By doing so, they lost Frya's protection. They took the freedom of another and lost their own as a result.
THACH THÀT ELLA IS JO SELVA A.KEN. MEN IK WIL SEDSA TO JO. HO HJA NÉI.GRÁDUM SÁ LÉG VRSYLTH [15] SEND. You knew of all this already, but I will tell you how they gradually sank to such depths.
THÉRA FINNUM HJARA WIVA KRÉJON BÀRN. THISSA WAXTON VPPA MITH VSA FRYA BÀRN. ALTOMET TVILDON ÀND JOLDON HJA TOSAMNE VPPA HÉM JEFTHA HJA WÉRON MITH EKKORUM BY THÉRE HÉRD. THÉR HÉRDON HJA MITH LUSTUM NÉI THA VRDWÁLSKA [20] FINNA SÁGUM. THRVCHDAM HJA THJVD ÀND NÉI WÉRON. SÁ SEND HJA VNT.FRYA.ST VNTHÔNKES THENE WALD HJARAR ALDRUM. The wives of the Finns had children. These grew up with our Frya children. They sometimes played joyfully together, outside or even huddled together before the hearth. There, they eagerly listened to the degenerate sagas of the Finns, because they were revealing and new. That is how they lost their identity as Frya, despite their parents' influence.
AS THA BÀRN GRÁT WRDON ÀND SAGON THÀT THA FINNA RA BÀRN NÉN WÉPNE HANTÉRA MACHTE. ÀND BLÁT WÀRKA [25] MOSTE. THÁ KRÉJON HJA ANN.ETH WÀRKA EN GRYNS ÀND WRDON HÀRDE HÁG.­FÁRANDE. THA BÁSA ÀND HJARA STORSTA SVNUM KRUPTON BY THA LODDARIGA FINNA MAN'­GÉRTUM. ÀND HJARA AJNE TOGHATERA THRVCH THÀT WLE FARBILD FON.A [30] WÉI BROCHT LÉTON HJARA SELVA BIGORDA THRVCH THA SKÉNESTA FINNA KNÁPA HJARA WLUM ALDRUM TO SPOT. When the children grew up and saw that the children of the Finns could not use weapons and could only toil, a disdain for work flourished among them and they grew very haughty. Chieftains and their best sons laid down with promiscuous Finn girls. Their own daughters, confused by this bad example, got themselves impregnated by the best looking Finn boys, shaming their vile parents.
THÁ THENE MÁGÍ THÀT ANDA NÒS KRYG When the magus comprehended this,

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