from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of Valkyrie.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as valkyr.
- n. A wise woman; a fate-reader.
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Singer is competent and can do things like Walkyrie, Apt Pupil and The Usual Suspects, but if they're going for a reboot and not a prequel/sequel (like Wolverine), someone else could be interesting. zoey personally id rather someone else direct the first class reboot. having singers vision start over again seems pointless.
Couriers brought wedding presents by the score—silver candelabras from the Astors, a diamond-studded warming pan from the father of the groom, an immense silver punchbowl from Andrew Carnegie, three table services, and, according to Henry Adams, “pitchers, pots and plates enough to supply the Walkyrie and Valhalla.”
Then he turns his anger against the Walkyrie, who dared to disobey his commands and Bruennhilde flies before him, taking Sieglinda on her swift horse Grane, which bears both through the clouds.
In the second scene we see Wotan, giving directions to the Walkyrie
Siegfried plunges through the fire, awakes the Walkyrie and after a long resistance, wins the proud virgin.
In the first act of Walkyrie -- which is not overburdened with the atmosphere of morality -- even the black-hearted Hunding says to his blood-enemy,
Chanting her Walkyrie war-cry, Brunhilde departs, laughingly calling out to Wotan that he had best be prepared for a call from his wife, who is hastening toward him as fast as her rams can draw her brazen chariot.
As this incantation proceeds, small flickering tongues of fire start forth on every side; they soon rise higher and higher, roaring and crackling until, as Wotan disappears, they form a fiery barrier all around the sleeping Walkyrie: --
Solemnly he then pronounces her sentence, declaring she shall serve him as Walkyrie no longer, but shall be banished to earth, where she will have to live as
Siegmund has just pressed a tender kiss upon Sieglinde's fair forehead, when Brunhilde, the Walkyrie, suddenly appears before him, and solemnly warns him of his coming defeat and death.
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