Tagged: wisdom

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Hávamál 111

Auden-Taylor (1969): It is time to sing in the seat of the wise, Of what at Urd’s Well I saw in silence, Saw and thought on. Long I listened to men. Hollander (1962): ‘Tis...

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Hávamál 107

Auden-Taylor (1969): What I won from her I have well used: I have waxed in wisdom since I came back, Bringing to Asgard Odrerir, The sacred draught. Hollander (1962): (Of the well-bought matter)  I...

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Hávamál 103

Auden-Taylor (1969): Let a man with his guests be glad and merry, Modest a man should be; But talk well if he intends to be wise And expects praise from men: Fimbul fambi is...

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Hávamál 95

Auden-Taylor (1969): The mind alone knows what is near the heart, Each is his own judge: The worst sickness for a wise man Is to crave what he cannot enjoy. Hollander (1962): One’s self...

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Hávamál 94

Auden-Taylor (1969): Never reproach the plight of another, For it happens to many men: Strong desire may stupefy heroes, Dull the wits of the wise Hollander (1962): ‘Tis not meant for men to mock...