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  • Okay then, not that we're particularly superstitious but heh (knock wood) we thought that a bit Odd. Odin in his earliest (and less bloodthirsty) aspect was associated with poetry (a plus here on Toulouse Street) and madness (including the form of madness the Celts called awen, the possession of the muse), so I have to admit to a certain, well, fondness is not quite the right word, let's say affinity to old One Eyed Jack as Lord of Poets.

    Odd Bits of Life in New Orleans

  • August 7, 2008 at 7:39 pm tehre wus a “stinkiest animuls” dcoumentashun once awen discobbery channl… teh winnur wus nawt dose liddul stinkers… but ai furgotted hu da winner wus… shame on meh… but deres sumfin stinkier dan dems.

    in-laws visiting? - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Free rogue Mountone till Dew Mild Well to corry awen and glowry!

    Finnegans Wake

  • There was a pen in my hand, and paper before me on the table, and likewise a jug of good ale, for I always find that the awen is most prodigal of her favours when a jug of good ale is before me.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • Even, however, when an unlettered child he gave indications that he was visited by the awen or muse.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • From his being born on the banks of the brook Ceiriog, and from the flowing melody of his awen or muse, his countrymen were in the habit of calling him Eos Ceiriog, or the Ceiriog Nightingale.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • But the second day, for not haiffing their awen place as the Papist Bisschoppis of auld had, unto quhois place and dignitie they wer now restorit fully in judgment, quhilk wes befoir the

    Andrew Melville Famous Scots Series

  • Troy was not mair vailzeand them the said Normond: whom the K. wald so dressit with his awen serurgiens, and maid gret mean for him; sa did the

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • This is the real _stus, _ the awen of the Welsh bards, the divinus afflatus that transports the poet beyond the limits of sublunary things.

    The Antiquary

  • This is the real _aestus, _ the _awen_ of the Welsh bards, the _divinus afflatus_ that transports the poet beyond the limits of sublunary things.

    The Antiquary — Volume 01

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