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  • It was the gods carved on the pillars that seemed to move amidst unrestful shadows, one-handed Father Tiwaz, Donar of the Ax, the Twin Horsemen - they, and the beasts and heroes and entwining branches graven into the wainscot.

    Time Patrolman

  • Wobbling, grinning hugely, Slothrop hollers his line: "I am the wrath of Donar-and this day you shall be my anvil!"

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • You follow the edge of the storm, with another sense-the flight-sense, located nowhere, filling all your nerves ... as long as you stay always right at the edge between fair lowlands and the madness of Donar it does not fail you, whatever it is that flies, this carrying drive toward-is it freedom?

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Donar hadn't quite been tamed into Saint Peter or Roland, though the ceremony did come to be held at the town's Roland-statue near the Peterskirche.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Every summer since then, a Thursday has been set aside to celebrate the town's deliverance-Thursday being named after Donar or Thor, the thunder-god, who sent down the giant pig.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • 'And,' as J.B. Friederich states (_Symbolik und Mythologie der Natur_, p. 225), 'in the Tyrol the rose has a _deathly_ meaning, since it is there believed that whoever wears an Alpine rose in his hat during a thunderstorm will be struck by the lightning; for which reason it is called the thunder-rose -- a name probably derived from the consecration of that flower to Donar, the god of thunder.'

    The Continental Monthly , Vol. 2 No. 5, November 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • From the union of heaven and earth, there springs the god Thunar or Donar among the Germans, Thor among the Norsemen, the bold god of thunder who wages war against the enemies of gods and men.

    A Comparative View of Religions

  • It appears to have been especially dedicated to the god of thunder, Donar or Thunar, the equivalent of the Norse Thor; for a sacred oak near Geismar, in Hesse, which Boniface cut down in the eighth century, went among the heathen by the name of Jupiter’s oak (robur Jovis), which in old German would be Donares eih, “the oak of Donar.

    Chapter 15. The Worship of the Oak

  • ” That the Teutonic thunder god Donar, Thunar, Thor was identified with the Italian thunder god Jupiter appears from our word Thursday, Thunar’s day, which is merely a rendering of the Latin dies Jovis.

    Chapter 15. The Worship of the Oak

  • That the Teutonic thunder god Donar, Thunar, Thor was identified with the Italian thunder god Jupiter appears from our word Thursday, Thunar's day, which is merely a rendering of the Latin dies Jovis.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

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