[permalink] [id link]
In the first of two stanzas mentioning Fenrir in Vafþrúðnismál, Odin poses a question to the wise jötunn Vafþrúðnir:
Some Related Sentences
first and two
A call to the police had been placed from here a couple of minutes after nine P.M., and the first police car had arrived two or three minutes after that -- 10 minutes ago now.
and it is surely clear that the first of these is the result of the way in which the individual's command of language interacts with the other two.
If we examine the three types of change from the point of view of their internal structure we find an additional profound difference between the third and the first two, one that accounts for the notable difference between the responses they evoke.
After he had finished the first two volumes of his Lincoln, Sandburg went to work assembling a book of songs out of hobo and childhood days and from the memory of songs others had taught him.
We note that, first, America has already made great contributions in the past two years to the world's fund of knowledge of astrophysics and space science.
For this reason, then I want to describe, first, two examples of the puritanical attacks: Stephen Gosson's The School Of Abuse, 1579, and his later Playes Confuted, published in 1582.
But all the reports of this first embassy show that the two Savoyards were the heads of it, for they were the only ones who were empowered to swear for the king that he would abide by the pope's decision and who were allowed to appoint deputies in the event that one was unavoidably absent.
the Low Countries, where the Middle Ages were to last for another two centuries and die out only when Charles the Bold of Burgundy met his first defeat in the fields and forests below the walls of Grandson.
It met a serious rebuff in New Orleans, where the two schools selected for the first moves toward integration were boycotted by white parents.
Howard Mitchell and the National Symphony perform in the first two releases, designed for grades one and two.
For the first time in history the entire world is dominated by two large, powerful nations armed with murderous nuclear weapons that make conventional warfare of the past a nullity.
But it seems that pressures against him are coming from somewhere -- in the first place from China, but perhaps also from that `` China Lobby '' which, I was assured in Moscow nearly two years ago, exists on the quiet inside the party.
They went shopping in the neighborhood, and bought two loaves of bread with the ration coupons they had been given in Blois, and some cheese, and a dozen eggs, and a bag of oranges from a peddler in the Place Redoute -- the first oranges they had seen since they landed.
At two thirty he sent Fujimoto to the top of the wall at the northeast corner of the mission to keep an eye on the ridge road and give a signal when he first glimpsed the approach of Kayabashi's party.
The men in the boats had started yelling happily at first sight of the officer, two of them calling him Billy.
The credit provdied by the first two services in the system outlined above is primarily for general agricultural purposes.
Since accurate base maps are necessary for any planning program, the first step taken by the planning division to implement the long-range state plan has been to prepare two series of base maps -- one at a scale of 1 inch to a mile, and the second a series of 26 sheets at a scale of 1 inch to 2000 feet, covering the entire state.
Despite the successful rehabilitation of over a half million disabled persons in the first eleven years after 1943, the existing program was still seen to be inadequate to cope with the nation's backlog of an estimated two million disabled.
The first one or two roof boards ( marked `` E '' in fig. 6 ) are slipped into place across the roof beams, from outside the shelter.
He is interested in public opinion for two reasons: first, because it is important in itself, and, second, because he knows that the American public cares about a decent respect for the opinions of mankind.
first and stanzas
Several editions featuring Newton's first three stanzas and the verse previously included by Harriet Beecher Stowe in Uncle Tom's Cabin were published by Excell between 1900 and 1910, and his version of " Amazing Grace " became the standard form of the song in American churches.
In the Prose Edda Snorri Sturluson quotes many stanzas attributed to Bragi Boddason the old ( Bragi Boddason inn gamli ), a court poet who served several Swedish kings, Ragnar Lodbrok, Östen Beli and Björn at Hauge who reigned in the first half of the 9th century.
* In the 1945 film Kings Row, Parris Mitchell, a psychiatrist played by Robert Cummings, recites the first two stanzas of " Invictus " to his friend Drake McHugh, played by Ronald Reagan, before revealing to Drake that his legs were unnecessarily amputated by a cruel doctor.
The original published version of the work was separated into 2 stanzas, with the first ending at line 30.
Examples of such interlocking stanzas include, for example, the ghazal and the villanelle, where a refrain ( or, in the case of the villanelle, refrains ) is established in the first stanza which then repeats in subsequent stanzas.
The stanzas rhyme abba rather than the expected abab, and the last line, which is supposed to be the same as the first, is original.
One of the most common manifestations of stanzaic form in poetry in English ( and in other Western European languages ) is represented in texts for church hymns, such as the first three stanzas ( of nine ) from a poem by Isaac Watts ( from 1719 ) cited immediately below ( in this case, each stanza is to be sung to the same hymn tune, composed earlier by William Croft in 1708 ):
The words that end each line of the first stanza are used as line endings in each of the following stanzas, rotated in a set pattern.
In the same volume ( Poems and Ballads, Second Series, 1878 ) Swinburne introduces a " double sestina " (" The Complaint of Lisa ") that is unlike Sidney's: it comprises 12 stanzas of 12 iambic pentameter lines each, the first stanza rhyming abcabdcefedf.
Written in highly Sanskritised ( Tatsama ) Bengali, it is the first of five stanzas of a Brahmo hymn composed and scored by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
In fact, only the first of the seven stanzas of the Ode's final section was re-used, as the first four lines of the second stanza below.
The amount of time it takes to read " The Fish " coincides with the length of time a fish could live outside of water ; likewise, the duration of the long bus ride in " The Moose " coincides with the poem's long first sentence as well as the twenty-some stanzas it takes before the passengers on the bus ( and the reader ) actually encounters the moose.
In 1865, the first three stanzas and later the first two officially became the national anthem of Greece and later also that of the Republic of Cyprus.
The hymn was set to music in 1865 by the Corfiot operatic composer Nikolaos Mantzaros, who composed two choral versions, a long one for the whole poem and a short one for the first two stanzas ; the latter is the one adopted as the National Anthem of Greece.