Laxdaela Saga Quotes

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"There was a man called Ketil Flat-Nose, who was the son of Bjorn Buna. Ketil was a powerful and well-born lord in Norway." (37)

"I have reliable reports of King Harald's hostility towards us, and I am sure we need look for no mercy from that quarter. It seems to me that there are only two courses open to us: either to flee the country, or else be killed off each in his own place." (38)

"I call upon you, my brothers Bjorn and Helgi and all my other kinsmen and friends, to witness—that this house, and everything in sight that goes with it, I am now giving to my grandson Olaf Feilan to own and to administer." (45)

"Olaf was a peerless child, and Hoskuld loved him dearly." (57)

"My father is called Myrkjartan, and he is a king in Ireland." (57)

"As Olaf grew up it was quickly apparent that...

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