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him deserving of an ill death, if he could not hit upon a way of losing the wright
his wages ; and they threatened Loki with violence. But when he became
frightened, then he swore oaths, that he would so contrive that the wright should
lose his ...
This is the beginning of this tale: Oku-Thor drove forth with his he-goats and
chariot, and with him that As called Loki; they came at evening to a
husbandman's, and there received a night's lodging. About evening, Thor took
his he-goats and ...
"Thereupon he left his goats behind, and began his journey eastward toward
Jotunheim and clear to the sea; and then he went out over the sea, that deep one
; but when he came to land, he went up, and Loki and Thjalfi and Roskva with
Now I will give you wholesome advice: do not conduct yourselves boastfully, for
the henchmen of Utgarda-Loki will not well endure big words from such
swaddling-babes. But if not so, then turn back, and I think it were better for you to
do that ...
"Then spoke the one who came last, who was called Loki: 'I know such a trick,
which I am ready to try: that there is no one within here who shall eat his food
more quickly than I.' Then Utgarda-Loki answered: 'That is a feat, if thou
accomplish it; ...
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