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Hávamál 93

Auden-Taylor (1969): Never reproach another for his love: It happens often enough That beauty ensnares with desire the wise While the foolish remain unmoved. Hollander (1962): At the loves of a man to laugh...

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Hávamál 92

Auden-Taylor (1969): Gallantly shall he speak and gifts bring Who wishes for woman’s love: Praise the features of the fair girl, Who courts well will conquer. Hollander (1962): Fairly shall speak, nor spare his gifts,...

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Hávamál 91

Auden-Taylor (1969): Naked I may speak now for I know both: Men are treacherous too Fairest we speak when falsest we think: Many a maid is deceived. Hollander (1962): Heed my words now, for...

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Hávamál 90

Auden-Taylor (1969): To love a woman whose ways are false Is like sledding over slippery ice With unshod horses out of control, Badly trained two-year-olds, Or drifting rudderless on a rough sea, Or catching...

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Sculpting Marathon Weekend

Two weeks ago my local pottery supply store gave me a few different glazes to try out. In a previous post I talked about a certain brand of glaze which didn’t live up to the...

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Hávamál 89

Auden-Taylor (1969): Trust not an acre early sown, Nor praise a son too soon: Weather rules the acre, wit the son, Both are exposed to peril. Hollander (1962): Early-sown acres let none ever trust,...