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They besought Suttungr to grant them respite of their lives, and as the price of
reconciliation offered him the precious mead in satisfaction of his father's death.
And that became a means of reconciliation between them. Suttungr carried the ...
Odin called himself Bolverkr in Baugi's presence; he offered to undertake nine
men's work for Baugi, and demanded for his wages one drink of Suttungr's Mead.
Baugi declared that he had no control whatever over the mead, and said that ...
set out their vats in the court ; and when Odin came into Asgard, he spat up the
mead into the vats. Nevertheless' he came so near to being caught by Suttungr
that he sent some mead backwards, and no heed was taken of this: whosoever ...
Thus sang Kormakr: The Giver of Lands, who bindeth The sail to the top, with
gold-lace Honors him who pours god's verse-mead; Odin wrought charms on
Rindr. Thus sang Steinthorr: Much have I to laud The ancient-made (though little)
Thus sang Einarr Tinkling-Scale: 'T is mine to pour the liquor Of the Host-God's
mead-cask freely Before the ships' swift Speeder: For this I win no scorning. Thus
sang Ulfr Uggason: His steed the lordly Heimdallr Spurs to the pyre gods builded
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I've been told that most editions of The Edda of Snorri Sturluson (say it out loud, you'll love it) do not contain the 'Skaldskaparmal'. I thought this was the best part, and recommend that you find a ... Читати огляд повністю
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