from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as eddoes.


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  • At friends 'parties he participates in improv poetry competitions as Iron Poet Norse Saga, whose hour-long eddas on the dust-bunnies beneath Odin's throne often extend the celebrations until dawn.

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  • The best sources for Norse myths are the eddas themselves.

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  • But the eddas were different, particularly the Poetic Edda, which I read in an extraordinary translation by Lee M. Hollander (University of Texas Press, 1986).

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  • I do not read Old Norse or Icelandic, so I had no choice but to study the sagas and eddas in translation.

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  • The more generalized books on Viking culture and history, even the eddas and sagas, began to pale as I delved into the archaeological record.

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  • Some youth who has ideological objections to the way British society operates and would like to violently overthrow it might therefore be encouraged to turn his hand, in stead, to designing wallpaper, translating eddas or producing books on a hand printing press.

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  • Of all the stranger things that ever not even in the hundrund and badst pageans of unthowsent and wonst nice or in eddas and oddes bokes of tomb, dyke and hollow to be have happened!

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  • I believe that Tolkien began actively working on that message right after he was wounded as an intentional antidote which could be passed down across generations as the Norse sagas and eddas were, an antidote to the death factory he was subjected to, which killed all his childhood friends, and he knew it would only become more horrible in the future.

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  • A draught fresh-drawn from the prophet's well, from which the poets drink their fill, the scops who with their eddas dream of things to come and things unseen, will wake from slumber sleeping thoughts;

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  • TOLD BY THE.NORTHME. (stories from the Norse eddas and sagas), by _E. M.

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