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3 Then Harry asked the newcomer whether his errand were more than for the
meat and drink which were always at his command, as for every one there in the
Hall of the High One. He answered that he first desired to learn whether there
But under that root which turns toward the Rime-Giants is Mimir's Well, wherein
wisdom and understanding are stored; and he is called Mimir, who keeps the
well. He is full of ancient lore, since he drinks of the well from the Gjallar-Horn.
... are also those others whose office it is to serve in Valhall, to bear drink and
mind the table-service and ale-flagons; thus are they named in Grimnismal : Hrist
and Mist I would have bear the horn to. 1 Denial, refutation. a Wise, prudent.
Harr answered: "That food which stands on his board he gives to two wolves
which he has, called Geri1 and Freki;2 but no food does he need; wine is both
food and drink to him; so it says here: Geri and Freki the war-mighty glutteth, The
Then said Gangleri : " What have the champions to drink, that may suffice them as
abundantly as the food? Or is water drunk there?" Then said Harr: "Now thou
askest strangely; as if Allfather would invite to him kings or earls or other men of ...
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