wyrd


wyrd

wyrd

see weird.

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  • But Wyrd forbade him to seize any more of men on earth after that evening.

    Beowulf

    Anonymous

  • Nine there were of them, for Wyrd is gracious to the man who is valiant and unafraid.

    Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race

    Maud Isabel Ebbutt

  • To these their mother, Wyrd, the primitive goddess of fate, added: “With joy once more won.”

    Myths of the Norsemen

    H. A. Guerber

  • A belief in Wyrd, the mighty power controlling the destinies of men, is the chief religious motive of the epic.

    English Literature

    William J. Long

  • In the “Beowulf” it is said:—“Wyrd often keeps alive the man who is not destined to die, if his courage is equal to the occasion.”

    Anglo-Saxon Literature

    John Earle

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