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Urda, Verdandi, and Skulda

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The three Nornir (Past, Present, and Future) who dwell in a beautiful hall below the ash-tree Yggdrasilʹ. Their employment is to engrave on a shield the destiny of man. (Scandinavian mythology.)

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Urd (Past) takes the threads from Verdandi (Present), and Verdandi takes them from Skuld (Future).

¶ “What is that which was to-morrow and will be yesterday?“ Verdandi stands between Skuld (to-morrow) and Urd (yesterday).

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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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