THanks LN - I have the sort of "Klingon" view - you cannot escape death.
Even if you do not pay court to him/her  -
"Today is as good a day to Die as any other"
-------Original Message-------
From: llama_nom
Date: 23/08/2007 16:38:47
Subject: [norse_course] Re: Eirik's Saga Ch13 Patricia's TRanslation
> [Gjarna is about equal to the German gern - and in
> Bjarni's remarks I see criticism - is he implying the lad is a coward
> for his fear]
Yes, ON 'gjarna' is cognate with German 'gern(e)'.  Nicely human touch
to the heroics here: he's brave enough to lay down his life for his
comrade, but not above making some pointed remarks about him in the
> fóru leiðar sinnar
> went away
"went on their way"
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