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Thus sang the Uggason:
Faintly the stout-framed thickling
Thus Olfr sang further:
The very mighty Slayer
Of the Mountain-Man brought crashing
His fist on Hymir's temple:
That was a hurt full deadly.
Yet again sang Clfr:
Vimur's ford's Wide-Grappler
Here he is called Giant of Vimur's Ford. There is a river
Thou didst break the leg of Leikn,
Thus sang Thorbjorn Lady's-Skald:
Thou didst smite the head of Keila,
Ere thou slewest Lutr and Leidi,
V. "How should one periphrase Baldr? By calling him Son of Odin and Frigg, Husband of Nanna, Father of Forseti, Possessorof Hringhorni and Draupnir, Adversary of Hodr, Companion of Hel, God of Tears. Ulfr Uggason, following the story of Baldr, has composed a long passage in the Husdrapa; and examples are recorded earlier to the effect that Baldr is so termed.
VI. "How should one periphrase Njordr? By calling him
Gudrun's self by ill
Here it is recorded that Skadi departed from Njordr, as has already been written.
VII. "How should one periphrase Freyr?Thus: by calling
For that Grjotbjorn
Freyr is called Adversary of Beli,even as Eyvindr Spoiler of Skalds sang:
When the Earl's foe
He is the possessor of Skidbladnir and of that boar which is called Gold-Bristle, even as it is told here:
In ancient days
Went to shape Skidbladnir,
Foremost of ships,
Fairly for Freyr,
Choicely for Njordr's child.
Thus speaks Ulfr Uggason:
The battle-bold Freyr rideth
Barrow-boar to the bale-fire
The boar is also called Fearful-Tusk.
VIII. "How should one periphrase Heimdallr? By calling him Son of Nine Mothers, or Watchman of the Gods, as already has been written; or White God, Foe of Loki, Seeker of Freyja's Necklace. A sword is called Heimdallr's Head: for it is said that he was pierced by a man's head. The tale thereof is told in Heimdalar-galdr; and ever since a head is called Heimdallr's Measure; a sword is called Man's Measure. Heimdallr is the Possessor of Gulltoppr; he is also Frequenter of Vagasker and Singasteinn, where he contended with Loki for the Necklace Brfsinga-men, he is also called Vindler. Olfr Uggason composed a long passage in the Husdrapa on that legend, and there it is written that they were in the form of seals. Heimdallr also is son of Odin.
IX. " How should one periphrase Tyr? By calling him the One-handed God, and Fosterer of the Wolf, God of Battles, Son of Odin.
X. "How should one periphrase Bragi ? By calling him Husband of Idunn, First Maker of Poetry, and the Longbearded God (after his name, a man who has a great beard is called Beard-Bragi) and Son of Odin.
XI. "How should one periphrase Vidarr? He maybe called the Silent God, Possessor of the Iron Shoe, Foe and Slayer of Fenris-Wolf, Avenger of the Gods, Divine Dweller in the Homesteads of the Fathers, Son of Odin, and Brother of the iEsir.
XII. "How should Vali be periphrased? Thus: by calling him Son of Odin and Rindr, Stepson of Frigg, Brother of the iEsir, Baldr's Avenger, Foe and Slayer of Hodr, Dweller in the Homesteads of the Fathers.
XIII. "How should one periphrase Hodr? Thus: by calling him the Blind God, Baldr's Slayer, Thrower of the Mistletoe, Son of Odin, Companion of Hel, Foe of Vali.
XIV. "How should Ullr be periphrased? By calling him Son of Sif, Stepson of Thor, God of the Snowshoe, God of the Bow, Hunting-God, God of the Shield.
XV. "How should Hoenir be periphrased? By calling him Bench-Mate or Companion or Friend of Odin, the Swift of God, the Long-Footed, and King of Clay.1
XVI. "How should one periphrase Loki? Thus: call him Son of Farbauti and Laufey, or of Nal, Brother of Byleistr and of Helblindi, Father of the Monster of Van (that is, Fenris-Wolf), and of the Vast Monster (that is, the Midgard Serpent), and of Hel, and Nari, and Ali; Kinsman and Uncle, Evil Companion and Bench-Mate of Odin and the iEsir, Visitor and Chest-Trapping of Geirrodr, Thief of the Giants, of the Goat, of Brisinga-men,and of Idunn's Apples, Kinsman of Sleipnir, Husband of Sigyn,Foe of the Gods, Harmer of Sif's Hair, Forger of Evil, the Sly God,