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Alfar Alvis art thou Asgard Atli avenge Baldur blood Bodvild Bragi brother Brynhild Budli's called corslet counsel thee death drink dwarfs dwelling eagle earth Edda Esir evil Fafnir father Fenrir Fiolsvith fire Frey Freyia Frigga Gagnrad Gangler gave Geirrod giant Giuki's daughter gods gold Grimhild Gripir Gudrun Gunnar hall hand Harbard hast thou heart heaven Helgi Hogni horn horse Hreidmar Hrimgerd Hymir Jotun Jotunheim journey king knowest land live Loki maid maiden methinks Midgard mighty named never Nidud night Njord Norns o'er oaths Odin Odin's prince race Regin replied ride rings rode runes serpent shouldst Sigrun Sigurd Skirnir slain sleep Sleipnir slew sons steed sword tell thee Thor thou art thou hast thou shalt thou wilt Utgard-Loki Vafthrudnir Vala Vanir Vindkald Vingthor Volund warriors whence wife wilt thou wise wolf woman words wouldst Ymir
Page 282 - She keeps in a box the apples which the gods, when they feel old age approaching, have only to taste of to become young again. It is in this manner that they will be kept in renovated youth until Ragnarok " ' One of the gods is Heimdall, called also the White God.
Page 306 - is to eat quicker than any one else, and in this I am ready to give a proof against any one here who may choose to compete with me.' " ' That will indeed be a feat,' said Utgard-Loki, ' if thou performest what thou promisest, and it shall be tried forthwith.
Page 318 - Valkyrior, and his ravens; then Frey in his car drawn by Gullinbursti, the boar; Heimdall rode his horse Gulltopp, and Freya drove in her chariot drawn by cats. There were also a great many Frost giants and giants of the mountain present.
Page 284 - Loki is handsome and well made, but of a very fickle mood, and most evil disposition. He surpasses all beings in those arts called Cunning and Perfidy. Many a time has he exposed the gods to very great perils, and often extricated them again by his artifices "
Page 303 - Skrymir soon fell asleep and began to snore strongly; but when Thor tried to open the wallet, he found the giant had tied it up so tight he could not untie a single knot. At last Thor became wroth, and grasping his mallet with both hands he struck a furious blow on the giant's head. Skrymir, awakening, merely asked whether a leaf had not fallen on his head...
Page 286 - out of six things; to wit, the noise made by the footfall of a cat; the beards of women; ; the roots of stones; the sinews of bears; the breath of fish; and the spittle of birds.
Page 286 - Laeding, and thinking that he could never become famous without running some risk, voluntarily submitted to be chained. When the gods told him that they had finished their task, Fenrir shook himself violently, stretched his limbs, rolled on the ground, and at last burst his chains, which flew in pieces all around him. He thus freed himself from Dromi, which gave rise to the proverb "at leysa or la-ftinc/i efta at drepa or droma " (to get loose out of Laeding, or to dash out of Dromi), when anything...
Page 320 - all things in the world, both living and lifeless, weep for him, then shall he return to life ; but if any one thing speak against him or refuse to weep, he shall be kept in Hel.
Page 311 - ... have brought me so near to a great mishap, I would not have suffered thee to enter this time. Know then that I have all along deceived thee by my illusions ; first in the forest, where I tied up the wallet with iron wire so that thou couldst not untie it.
Page 309 - Thor, advancing, put his hand under the cat's belly, and did his utmost to raise him from the floor; but the cat, bending his back, had — notwithstanding all Thor's efforts — only one of his feet lifted up; seeing which, Thor made no further attempt. "This trial has turned out...