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[1] MÀNNA.GÁRDA.FORDA WÉST. THACH THÉR HÉD.IK MÁR SKÁMELHÉD SJAN ASK HÍR RIKDOM SPÉRDE. Mannagardaforda, but I saw more poverty there, than I faced wealth here.
[ ... ? ] [Possible missing fragment: I asked the burg maiden to explain this difference.]
HJU ANDERE. SÁ HWERSA THÉR ANDA SAXANA MARKA [5] EN FRÉJAR KVMATH EN MAN'GÉRTE TO BIFRÉJANDE. ALSA FRÉJATH THA MAN'GÉRTNE THÉR. KÀNST THIN HUS FRY.WÉRA TOJENST THA BANNANE TWISKLÁNDAR. HÀST NACH NÉNE FÀLAD. [10] HO FÉLO BUFLE HÀST AL FÀNSEN ÀND HO FÉLO BÁRA ÀND WOLVA HUDA HÀST AL VPPA THÉRE MÀRK BROCHT. DÁNA IST KVMEN THÀT THA SAXMANA. THJU BUW ANDA WIVA VRLÉTEN [15] HÀVE. THÀT FON HVNDRED TO SÉMINE NÉN ÉNE LÉSA MÉI NER SKRIWA NE KÀN. DÁNA IS.T KVMEN THÀT NIMMAN NÉN SPRÉK VPPA SIN SKILD NETH. MEN BLÁT EN MIS.LIKANDE [20] DÁNTE FON EN DIAR THÀT ER FÀLAD HETH. ÀND ÀNDLIK. DÁNA IST KVMEN THÀT HJA SÉR WICHANDLIK EWRDEN SEND. MEN TOMET ÉVIN DVM SEND ASET KWIK THÀT HJA FÀNSA ÀND [25] ÉVIN ERM AS THA TWISK.LÁNDAR HWÉR MITH HJA ORLOGE. She answered: ‘When a marriage candidate in the Saxonmarks comes to court a girl, she asks him: “Can you protect your house against the banned Twisklanders? Have you killed one yet? How many aurochs have you caught and how many bear and wolf skins have you brought to the market?” A result is that the Saxon women do the agricultural work and not even one out of a hundred can read or write. Another result is that no one has a motto on his shield, but merely the distorted shape of some beast he has slain. The end result is that they have become very brave, but almost as stupid as the animals they catch and as poor as the Twisklanders they fight.
TOFARA FRYA.S FOLK IS JRTHA ÀND SÉ ESKÉPEN. AL VSA RIN.STRÁMA RUNATH VPPA SÉ TO. THÀT LYDA.S FOLK ÀND THÀT FINDA.S [30] FOLK SKIL EKKORUM VRDELGJA ÀND WY MOTON THA LÉTOGA LANDA BIFOLKA. INT FON ÀND OMME FARA Earth and sea were made for Frya's folk. All our rivers run into the sea. Lyda's and Finda's folk will wipe each other out and then we must populate the empty lands. In exploring the seas

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