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 place which is called Ida-field, in the midst of the town. It was their first work to
After this, the iEsir made a second fetter, stronger by half, which they called Dromi
, and bade the Wolf try that fetter, saying he would become very famous for
strength, if such huge workmanship should not suffice to hold him. But the Wolf ...
Then the iEsir went out upon the lake called Ams- vartnir, to the island called
Lyngvi, and summoning the Wolf with them, they showed him the silken ribbon
and bade him burst it, saying that it was somewhat stouter than appeared from its
Then Njordr summoned to him Skirnir, Freyr's foot-page, and bade him go to
Freyr and beg speech of him and ask for whose sake he was so bitter that he
would not speak with men. But Skirnir said he would go, albeit unwillingly; and
said that ...
Skrymir took the provision-bag and cast it on his back, and turned from them
across the forest; and it is not recorded that the jEsir bade him god-speed. XL VI. "
Thor turned forward on his way, and his fellows, and went onward till mid-day.
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