The Elder Edda Of Saemund Sigfusson (volume 4)

Paperback | January 5, 2012

byBenjamin Thorpe

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... wouldst know: that is alone such food as men can give them, and run in while they eat. Vindkald. 20. Tell me, Fiolsvith! etc., what that tree is called that with its branches spreads itself over every land? Fiolsvith. 21. Mimameidir it is called; but few men know from what roots it springs: it by that will fall which fewest know. Nor fire nor iron will harm it. Vindkald. 22. Tell me, Fiolsvith! etc., to what the virtue is of that famed tree applied, which nor fire nor iron will harm? Fiolsvith. 23. Its fruit shall on the fire be laid, for labouring women; out then will pass what would in remain: so is it a creator of mankind. Vindkald. 24. Tell me, Fioisvith! etc., what the cock is called that sits in that lofty tree, and all-glittering is with gold? Fiolsvith. 25. Vidofnir he is called; in the clear air he stands, in the boughs of Mima's tree: afflictions only brings, together indissoluble, the swart bird at his lonely meal. Vindkald. 26. Tell me, Fiolsvith! etc., whether there be any weapon, before which Vidofnir may fall to Hel's abode? Fiolsvith. 27. Haevatein the twig is named, and Lopt plucked it, down by the gate of Death. In an iron chest it lies with Sinmcera, and is with nine strong locks secured. Vindkald. 28. Tell me, Fiolsvith! etc., whether he will alive return, who seeks after, and will take, that rod? Fiolsvith. 29. He will return who seeks after, and will take, the rod, if he bears that which few possess to the dame of the glassy clay. Vindkald. 30. Tell me, Fiolsvith! etc., whether there is any treasure, that mortals can obtain, at which the pale giantess will rejoice? Fiolsvith. 31. The bright sickle that lies in Vidofnir's wings, thou in a bag shalt bear, and to Sinmcera give, before she will think fit to lend an arm for conflict. Vi...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... wouldst know: that is alone such food as men can give them, and run in while they eat. Vindkald. 20. Tell me, Fiolsvith! etc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217347371

ISBN - 13:9780217347372

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