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  • Therewith went Sigurd to Regin, and bade him make a good sword thereof as he best might; Regin grew wroth thereat, but went into the smithy with the pieces of the sword, thinking well meanwhile that Sigurd pushed his head far enow into the matter of smithying.

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Then said Regin, “Belike thou art well content therewith, hard master though thou be in smithying.”

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • He took the sword, and said — “Behold thy smithying, Regin!” and therewith smote it into the anvil, and the sword brake; so he cast down the brand, and bade him forge a better.

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • ‘It sounds like a hundred blacksmiths all smithying together,’ said Sam to Frodo.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • The Master of the Masters in the smithying craft was he;

    Myths of the Norsemen From the Eddas and Sagas

  • And the witches answered, "When a prince of the Volsung race shall come who shall excel thee in the smithying craft, and to whom the All-Father shall give the Shining Hope as a helper, then the days of thy weary watching, shall cease."

    The Story of Siegfried

  • "Behold thy smithying, Regin!" and therewith smote it into the anvil, and the sword brake; so he cast down the brand, and bade him forge a better.

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Then said Regin, "Belike thou art well content therewith, hard master though thou be in smithying."

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Near to the house on all sides except toward the wood were there many bowers and cots round about the penfolds and the byres: and these were booths for the stowage of wares, and for crafts and smithying that were unhandy to do in the house; and withal they were the dwelling-places of the thralls.

    The House of the Wolfings

  • Hall-Sun, and the bearers of the War-dukes; but the banners abode without in the garth made by the Romans; and the thralls arrayed a feast for themselves about the wains of the kindreds in the open place before their cots and the smithying booths and the byres.

    The House of the Wolfings

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