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Thjalfi, the husbandman's son, was holding a thigh-bone of the goat, and split it
with his knife and broke it for the marrow. "Thor tarried there overnight; and in the
interval before day he rose up and clothed himself, took the hammer Mjollnir, ...
But when he saw their terror, then the fury de- , parted from him, and he became
appeased, and took of them in atonement their children, Thjalfi and R6skva,who
then became his bond-servants; and they follow him ever since.
"Then Utgarda-Loki asked what yonder young man could play at; and Thjalfi
answered that he would undertake to run a race with whomsoever Utgarda-Loki
would bring up. Then Utgarda-Loki said that that was a good accomplishment,
ahead that he turned back to meet Thjalfi at the end of the course. Then said
Utgarda-Loki : ' Thou wilt need to lay thyself forward more, Thjalfi, if thou art to win
the game; but it is none the less true that never have any men come hither who ...
But when Thjalfi ran the race with him called Hugi, that was my " thought," and it
was not to be expected of Thjalfi that he should match swiftness with it. "'
Moreover, when thou didst drink from the horn, and it seemed to thee to go slowly
, then, ...
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LibraryThing ReviewРецензія користувача - JVioland - LibraryThing
Norse sagas written in Iceland around 1210 by Snorri Sturluson (I couldn't possibly have made up that name!). It records histories and traditions of the Norse people. Some material is gruesome, but then we're dealing with a people who hoped to die in battle! Читати огляд повністю
LibraryThing ReviewРецензія користувача - Michael.Rimmer - LibraryThing
I was initially surprised that I knew all of the stories in The Prose Edda, but then I realised that I've been reading adaptations of them since I was aged 10, so not all that surprising really. It ... Читати огляд повністю