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When the gods knew that Fenrir was fully bound, they took a cord called Gelgja ( Old Norse " fetter ") hanging from Gleipnir, inserted the cord through a large stone slab called Gjöll ( Old Norse " scream "), and the gods fastened the stone slab deep into the ground.
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When they tried to depict the most abiding qualities of men, it was because men had common roots with the unchanging gods.
When Troy was sacked by the Greeks, Aeneas, after being commanded by the gods to flee, gathered a group, collectively known as the Aeneads, who then traveled to Italy and became progenitors of Romans.
When the work was completed, three dragons rushed against the wall, and while the two of them which attacked those parts of the wall built by the gods fell down dead, the third forced its way into the city through the part built by Aeacus.
When the gods were believed to be duly propitiated ... Armour, weapons, and other things of the kind were ordered to be in readiness, and the ancient spoils gathered from the enemy were taken down from the temples and colonnades.
When Prometheus decides to steal the secret of fire from the gods, Zeus becomes infuriated and decides to punish humankind with an " evil thing for their delight " — Pandora, the first woman, who carried a jar ( usually described — incorrectly — as a box ) she was told to never open.
When he realizes that his applications of these laws don't work, he gives up his belief in natural law, in favor of a belief in personal gods controlling nature — thus giving rise to religious myths.
When the gods saw that Fenrir was bound they all rejoiced, except Tyr, who had his right hand bitten off by the wolf.
When they described the gods of Celtic and Germanic tribes, rather than considering them separate deities, the Romans interpreted them as local manifestations or aspects of their own gods, a cultural trait called the interpretatio Romana.
When the Spaniards came to Peru, Heyerdahl asserted, the Incas told them that the colossal monuments that stood deserted about the landscape were erected by a race of white gods who had lived there before the Incas themselves became rulers.
When they left, the gods decided that it shouldn't be poured out, but rather kept as a symbol of their peace, and so from the contents they made a man ; Kvasir.
When his work is completed among the living, he takes every form to his heart, because the seed of the gods came into being in his body [...] the healing body of his mother.
When the other gods had found out what Tantalus had done, they put the remaining pieces of Pelops in a cauldron.
When Lucifer gives Hell's key ( and therefore, the ownership of Hell ) to the Sandman, Morpheus himself becomes trapped in a tangled network of threats, promises, and lies, as gods and demons from various pantheons seek ownership of Hell.
When the ceiling collapsed the next morning, the kidnappers decided he was a prophet and that to hold on to him might offend the gods.
According to Hyginus ' Fabulae, the story runs like this: " When Laodamia, daughter of Acastus, after her husband's loss had spent the three hours which she had asked from the gods, she could not endure her weeping and grief.
Walter Burkert points out, " When in the Iliad Zeus calls the gods into assembly on Mount Olympus, it is not only the well-known Olympians who come along, but also all the nymphs and all the rivers ; Okeanos alone remains at his station ", Greek hearers recognized this impossibility as the poet's hyperbole, which proclaimed the universal power of Zeus over the ancient natural world: " the worship of these deities ," Burkert confirms, " is limited only by the fact that they are inseparably identified with a specific locality.
When the gods saw Loki flying toward them with Þjazi right behind they lit a fire which burned Þjazi's feathers, causing him to fall to the ground where he was set upon and killed.
When and knew
When he came home from his office at the end of the afternoon, Breasted never knew what gathering he should expect to find, but there almost always was one.
When in one letter Jessica informed me that her father did not like the idea of her going out alone on New Year's Eve, I knew for a moment an immense relief ; ;
When it was my turn, I, too, printed the truth as I knew it about Batista, and rejoiced to see his regime topple.
When Jackson returned briefly to England in 1889 to marry, Housman was not invited to the wedding and knew nothing about it until the couple had left the country.
When Benny stepped in as the Hep Stars ' keyboardist in October of that year, he knew this was what he wanted to do.
Allied fighters, by gaining air superiority over the European battlefield, played a crucial role in the eventual defeat of the Axis, which Reichmarshal Hermann Göring, commander of the German Luftwaffe summed up when he said: " When I saw Mustangs over Berlin, I knew the jig was up.
When we came to do On the Town, I knew it was time for Stanley to get screen credit because we weren't boss-assistant anymore but co-creators.
" When I came to eleven years of age ", he said, " I knew pureness and righteousness ; for, while I was a child, I was taught how to walk to be kept pure.
When he asked whether she knew anything about his horses, she answered, that they were in her own possession, but that she would not give them up, unless he would consent to stay with her for a time.
When Keller was young, Anne Sullivan introduced her to Phillips Brooks, who introduced her to Christianity, Keller famously saying: " I always knew He was there, but I didn't know His name!
When I was a student in Dublin we scoffed at the American celebration of St. Patrick, finding something preposterous in the green beer, the search for any connection, no matter how tenuous, to Ireland, the misty sentiment of it all that seemed so at odds with the Ireland we knew and actually lived in.
When they knew that Marcus Junius Brutus and Gaius Cassius were assembling an army in order to march on Rome, Antony, Octavian and Lepidus allied in November 43 BC, forming the Second Triumvirate to stop Caesar's assassins.
When Moctezuma was allegedly killed by being stoned to death by his own people " Cortés and all of us captains and soldiers wept for him, and there was no one among us that knew him and had dealings with him who did not mourn him as if he were our father, which was not surprising, since he was so good.
When the Civil War broke out and Tennessee seceded from the union in 1861, Driver knew or feared that the rebel government would attempt to destroy the locally famous Old Glory.
" When Rose asked Cruz if she was concerned about how she would be perceived after her role in the film, Cruz replied, " I just knew I had to do the complete opposite.
When I heard it 1976, I mean it was a great record ... but I hated it because I knew we ’ d been doing this sort of stuff for years.
When Burns noticed a print illustrating the poem " The Justice of the Peace " and asked who had written the poem, only Scott knew that it was by John Langhorne, and was thanked by Burns.
When this scheme was revealed, Reagan admitted that he knew about Iranian " arms for hostages " dealings but professed ignorance about the proceeds funding the Contras ; for this, National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Oliver North took much of the blame.
" When he knew of the execution, Emperor Charles V said: " Had we been master of such a servant, we would rather have lost the best city of our dominions than such a worthy councillor.
Although Fulks never says her name, the line " When the little one took the mike, I knew I'd fallen " suggests the particular " Bangle girl " he pines for is Susanna Hoffs, the shortest member of the group and frequent lead singer.