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But I made ready against thee eye-illusions ; and I came upon you the first time in
the wood, and when thou wouldst have unloosed the provision-bag, I had bound
it with iron, and thou didst not find where to undo it. But next thou didst smite me ...
Where thou sawest near my hall a saddle-backed mountain, cut at the top into
three square dales, and one the deepest, those were the marks of thy hammer. I
brought the saddle-back before the blow, but thou didst not see that. So it was
Thus sang Vetrlidi the skald: Thou didst break the leg of Leikn, Didst cause to
stoop Starkadr, Didst bruise Thrivaldi, Didst stand on lifeless Gjalp. Thus sang
Thorbjorn Lady's-Skald: Thou didst smite the head of Keila, Smash Kjallandi ...
Ere thou slewest Lutr and Leidi, Didst spill the blood of Buseyra; Didst hold back
Hengjankjapta, — Hyrrokkin died before; Yet sooner in like fashion Svivor from
life was taken. V. " How should one periphrase Baldr? By calling him Son of Odin
Now I think that he who went into the bride-bed with thee was the same that gave
me this gold ring; and the gold ring which thou bearest on thine hand and didst
receive for linen-fee is called And- vari's Yield, and I believe that it was not ...
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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