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Gudrun

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A model of heroic fortitude and pious resignation. She was a princess betrothed to Herwig, but the King of Norway carried her off captive. As she would not marry him, he put her to all sorts of menial work, such as washing the dirty linen. One day her brother and lover appeared on the scene, and at the end she married Herwig, pardoned the “naughty” king, and all went merry as a marriage bell. (A North-Saxon poem.)

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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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Guadiana
Guaff
Guano
Guarantee
Guard
Guards of the Pole
Guarinos (Admiral)
Gubbings
Gudgeon
Gudrun
Gudule
Guebres or Ghebers [Fire-Worshippers]
Guelder Rose
Guelpho
Guelphs and Ghibellines
Guendolen
Guendolœna
Guenever
Guerilla
Guerino Meschino [the Wretched]

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