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Then Allfather took Night, and Day her son, and gave to them two horses and two
chariots, and sent them up into the heavens, to ride round about the f earth every
two half-days. Night rides before with the horse named Frosty-Mane, and on ...
But the gods were incensed at that insolence, and took the brother and sister,
and set them up in the heavens; they caused Sun to drive those horses that drew
the chariot of the sun, which the gods had fashioned, for the world's illumination,
... and made with cunning and with more magic art than other works of
craftsmanship. But strong as it is, yet must it be broken, when the sons of Muspell
shall go forth harrying '35- and ride it, and swim their horses over great 24
'35- and ride it, and swim their horses over great rivers; thus they shall proceed."
Then said Gangleri: "To my think- J ") ing the gods did not build the bridge
honestly, seeing that it could be broken, and they able to make it as they would.
The second is Gladr,2 the third Gyllir,3 the fourth Glenr,4 the fifth Skeidbrimir,s the
sixth Silfrintoppr,6 the seventh Sinir,7 the eighth Gisl,* the ninth Falhofnir,9 the
tenth Gulltoppr,10 the eleventh Lettfeti." Baldr's horse was burnt with him; and ...
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