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[1] FLÁTE UT HALS. NACHTIS WRDON THA FÁMNA UT.ÉRE BURCH DRÍWEN ÀND OGTIN.S KVN MÀN FON THÉRE BURCH ALLÉNA ÉNE GLANDERE HÁPE SJAN. PRONTLIK ÀND RÉINTJA [5] KÉMEN TO MY VMB SKUL. THÁ IK THÉR ÀFTERNÉI VR NÉI TOCHTE LÉK IT MY TO THAT IT KWÁDLIK FÁR MIN STÁT BIDÉJA KVSTE. THÉRVMBE HÀVON TO SÉMNE ÉNE LEST FORSONNEN THÉR VS ALLE BÁTA MOST. [10] SJAN HÍR HO WI TOGVNGEN SEND. fleet arrived from Hals. At night, the maidens were driven out of the burg, and by morning only a smoldering heap was left of it. Prontlik and Reintia came to me for shelter. When I later thought about it, it became clear to me that this could bring danger to my country. Therefore, we forged a plot together which might benefit us all. This is what we did:
MIDDEL IN.T KRÍLWALD BI ÁSTEN LJVD.WERDE LÉITH VSA FLÍ JEFTHA WÉRA THÉR MÀN ALLÉNA THRVCH DWARL.PÁDA MÉI NÁKA. INVPPA THJUS BURCH HÉD IK SUNT LÔNGE [15] JONGA WÁKAR STALD THÉR ALLE ÉNE GRINS AN ÁSKAR HÉDE ÀND ALLE ÔRA MÀNNISKA DÁNATH HALDEN. NV WAST BI VS AK AL SA WÍD KVMEN THÀT FÉLO WÍVA ÀND ÁK MANNA AL PATÉRADE VR SPOKKA WITTE [20] WÍVA ÀND ULDERMANKES. LIK THA DÉNAMARKAR. ÁSKAR HÉDE AL THISSA DWÁSHÉDA TO SIN BÁTA ANWENTH ÀND THAT WILDON WI NV ÁK TO VSA BÁTA DVA. BI.NE THJUSTRE NACHT BROCHT IK THA FÁMNA [25] NÉI THÉRE BURCH ÀND DÁNA GONGON HJA MITH HJARA FÁMNA IN THRVCH THA DWARL.­PÁDA SPOKKA IN WITTA KLÁTHAR HULED. SÁ THAT THÉR AFTERNÉI NÉN MÀNNISK MÁRA KVMA NE THVRADE. In the middle of the small wood to the east of Liudwerd is our refuge; our bastion. The path to it is like a maze. In this stronghold, I long ago placed young guards who had a strong dislike for Askar and kept all other folk at a distance. Among our people, it had come to be that many women — and even men — were gossiping about ghosts, elves and gnomes — like the Danes. Askar had taken advantage of all this superstition and now we were going to do the same. On a dark night, I brought the maidens to the bastion, whereupon they went about dressed in white cloth, haunting the maze of paths so that no one afterwards dared go there.
[30] THÁ ÁSKAR MÉNDE THÀT.ER THA HÔNDA RUM HÉDE LÉT.I THA MÁGJARA VNDER ALLERLÉJA NÔMA THRVCH OVIR SINA When Askar thought nothing could hamper him, he allowed the Magyars — using various names — to traverse

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