Tagged: guest

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Coffee Delimma

Being a single guy living the bachelor lifestyle, I don’t get many visitors to my home these days. Most of my friends are married with busy lives. So when I do see anyone I...

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Hávamál 66

Auden-Taylor (1969): Too early to many homes I came, Too late, it seemed, to some; The ale was finished or else un-brewed, The unpopular cannot please. Hollander (1962): Too late by far to some...

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Hávamál 35

Auden-Taylor (1969): The tactful guest will take his leave early, Not linger long: He starts to stink who outstays his welcome In a hall that is not his own. Hollander (1962): Get thee gone...

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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 07

Auden-Taylor (1969):  A guest should be courteous When he comes to the table And sit in wary silence, His ears attentive, his eyes alert: So he protects himself. Hollander (1962):  The wary guest to...

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Hávamál 06

Auden-Taylor (1969):  Of his knowledge a man should never boast, Rather be sparing of speech When to his house a wiser comes: Seldom do those who are silent make mistakes; Mother wit is ever...