Tagged: feast

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Hávamál 33

Auden-Taylor (1969):  An early meal a man should take Before he visits friends, Lest, when he gets there, he go hungry, Afraid to ask for food.  Hollander (1962):  An early meal ay a man should...

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Hávamál 32

Auden-Taylor (1969):  The fastest friends may fall out When they sit at the banquet-board: It is, and shall be, a shameful thing When guest quarrels with guest. Hollander (1962):  Many a man means no...

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Hávamál 31

Auden-Taylor (1969):  The wise guest has his way of dealing With those who taunt him at table: He smiles through the meal, not seeming to hear The twaddle talked by his foes. Hollander (1962):...

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Hávamál 30

Auden-Taylor (1969):  A man among friends should not mock another: Many believe the man Who is not questioned to know much And so he escapes their scorn.  Hollander (1962):  No mock make thou of...

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Hávamál 20

Auden-Taylor (1969):  A gluttonous man who guzzles away Brings sorrow on himself: At the table of the wise he is taunted often, Mocked for his bloated belly. Hollander (1962):  The greedy guest gainsays his...

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Hávamál 14

Auden-Taylor (1969):  Drunk I got, dead drunk, When Fjalar the wise was with me: Best is the banquet one looks back on after, And remembers all that happened. Hollander (1962):  Drunk I became, dead...