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At night the goddess shut herself in the great hall, alone with the baby. The maids
reported hearing a strange sound after dark, rather like the twittering of a bird,
and they told the queen. One night she hid herself behind some drapery and, ...
Odin had a spear, Gungnir, whose thrust could never be stopped, and a gold ring
, Draupnir, from which eight rings of equal weight and value dropped every ninth
night. Freyr owned a ship, Skidbladnir, which always got a fair wind when its sail
T GREAT SNOW IN THE NORTHLANDS ONE NIGHT in the long-ago time, the
darkness was very black and snow began to fall. It fell all through the long, black
night, which seemed endless. The snow became deeper and deeper, covering ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cynical_Ames - LibraryThing
This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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