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He set out on his way to Asgard, going secretly, and clad himself in the likeness
of an old man, with which he dissembled. But the iEsir were wiser in this matter,
having second sight; and they saw his journeying before ever he came, and ...
And stand thou forth who speirest; Who answers, he shall sit. III. Gangleri began
his questioning thus: "Who is foremost, or oldest, of all the gods ? " Harry
answered : " He is called in our speech Allfather, but in the Elder Asgard he had
Next they made for themselves in the middle of the world a city which is called
Asgard ; men call it Troy. There dwelt the gods and their kindred; and many
tidings and tales of it have / / come to pass both on earth and aloft. THE
BEGUILING OF ...
His wife was called Frigg daughter of Fjorgvinn ; and of their blood is come that
kindred which we call the races of the iEsir, that have peopled the Elder Asgard,
and those kingdoms which pertain to it; and that is a divine race. For this reason ...
Then said Gangleri: "What did Allfather then do when Asgard was made?" Harry
answered: "In the beginning he established rulers, and bade them ordain fates
with him, and give counsel concerning the planning of the town; that was in the ...
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