Daily Archive: June 16, 2017


Hávamál 97

Auden-Taylor (1969): I saw on a bed Billing’s daughter, Sun white, asleep: No greater delight I longed for then Than to lie in her lovely arms. Hollander (1962): Billing’s daughter on her bed I...


Hávamál 96

Auden-Taylor (1969): So I learned when I sat in the reeds, Hoping to have my desire: Lovely was the flesh of that fair girl, But nothing I hoped for happened. Hollander (1962): That saw...