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Hávamál 136

Auden-Taylor (1969): Heavy the beam above the door; Hang a horseshoe on it Against ill-luck, lest it should suddenly Crash and crush your guests. Hollander (1962): That bar must be strong which unbars the...

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Hávamál 135

Auden-Taylor (1969): Loddfafnir, listen, etc. Scoff not at guests nor to the gate chase them, But relieve the lonely and wretched, Hollander (1962): Hear now, etc. Beshrew not the stranger, nor show him the...

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Hávamál 134

Auden-Taylor (1969): Never laugh at the old when they offer counsel, Often their words are wise: From shriveled skin, from scraggy things That hand among the hides And move amid the guts, Clear words...

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Hávamál 133

Auden-Taylor (1969): The sitters in the hall seldom know The kin of the new-comer: The best man is marred by faults, The worst is not without worth. Hollander (1962): Those who sit within hall...

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Hávamál 132

Auden-Taylor (1969): Loddfafnir, listen, etc. Mock not the traveler met On the road, Nor maliciously laugh at the guest: Hollander (1962): Hear thou, etc. Never laugh at or mock, or make game of, Guest...

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Hávamál 131

Auden-Taylor (1969): Be not over wary, but wary enough, of the foaming ale,  of a woman wed to another,  of the tricks of thieves. Hollander (1962): Hear thou, etc. Be wary of thee, but not...