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Hávamál 63

Auden-Taylor (1969): It is safe to tell a secret to one, Risky to tell it to two, To tell it to three is thoughtless folly, Everyone else will know. Hollander (1962): Both ask and...

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Hávamál 62

Auden-Taylor (1969): As the eagle who comes to the ocean shore, Sniffs and hangs her head, Dumfounded is he who finds at the Thing No supporters to plead his case. Hollander (1962): With lowered...

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Hávamál 61

Auden-Taylor (1969): Washed and fed, one may fare to the Thing: Though one’s clothes be the worse for wear, None need be ashamed of his shoes or hose, Nor of the horse he owns,...

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Hávamál 60

Auden-Taylor (1969): A man should know how many logs And strips of bark from the birch To stock in autumn, that he may have enough Wood for his winter fires. Hollander (1962): What lathes...

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Hávamál 59

Auden-Taylor (1969): Early shall he rise who rules few servants, And set to work at once: Much is lost by the late sleeper, Wealth is won by the swift, Hollander (1962): Betimes must rise...

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Hávamál 58

  Auden-Taylor (1969): Early shall he rise who has designs On another’s land or life: His prey escapes the prone wolf, The sleeper is seldom victorious. Hollander (1962): Betimes must rise who would take...