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Myths of the Norsemen From the Eddas and Sagas

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And cut off her tide of returning: for the sea-waves over her swept,

And their will is her will henceforward, and who knoweth the deeps of the sea,

And the wealth of the bed of Gudrun, and the days that yet shall be?”

According to a third and very different version, Gudrun was not drowned, but was borne by the waves to the land where Jonakur was king. There she became his wife, and the mother of three sons, Sörli, Hamdir, and Erp. She recovered possession, moreover, of her beloved daughter Swanhild, who, in the meantime, had grown into a beautiful maiden of marriageable age.


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