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Best Things (The Eight)

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according to Scandinavian mythology:—

(1) The ash Yggdrasil is the best of trees;

(2) Skidbladnir, of shíps;

(3) Odin, of the Æsirʹ;

(4) Sleipnir, of steeds;

(5) Bifrost, of bridges;

(6) Bragi, of bards;

(7) Habrok, of hawks

(8) Garm, of hounds.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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