ᚬ Óss er algingautrok ásgarðs jöfurr,ok valhallar vísi. Óss is aged Gautrand prince of Asgardand lord of Valhalla.
ᚠ Feoh byþ frofur fira gehƿylcum; sceal ðeah manna gehƿylc miclun hyt dælan gif he ƿile for drihtne domes hleotan. Wealth is a comfort to all; yet must everyone bestow it freely, if they wish to gain honour in the sight of the Lord.
ᚷ Gyfu gumena byþ gleng and herenys, ƿraþu and ƿyrþscype and ƿræcna gehƿam ar and ætƿist, ðe byþ oþra leas. Generosity brings credit and honour, which support one’s dignity; it furnishes help and subsistence to all broken men who are devoid of aught else.
ᛖ Eh byþ for eorlum æþelinga ƿyn, hors hofum ƿlanc, ðær him hæleþ ymb[e] ƿelege on ƿicgum ƿrixlaþ spræce and biþ unstyllum æfre frofur. "The horse is a joy to princes in the presence of warriors. A steed in the pride of its hoofs, when rich men on horseback bandy words about it; and it … Continue reading Happy Stones 09 – Horses
ᚱ Reið er sitjandi sæla ok snúðig ferð ok jórs erfiði. iter ræsir.Riding is of sitting a blessing and swift journey and horses toiling
ᚦ Ðorn byþ ðearle scearp; ðegna gehƿylcum anfeng ys yfyl, ungemetum reþe manna gehƿelcum, ðe him mid resteð. The thorn is exceedingly sharp, an evil thing for any thegn to touch, uncommonly severe on all who sit among them. Ping: Happy Stones 00 – Dreamquest
ᛝ Ing ƿæs ærest mid Eástdenum geseƿen secgum, oð he síððan eást ofer ƿæg geƿát. ƿæn æfter ran. þus Heardingas þone hæle nemdon. "ᛝ Ing was first amidst the East Danes so seen, until he went eastward over the sea. His wagon ran after. Thus the Heardings named that hero." Ping: Happy Stones 00 – … Continue reading Happy Stones 06 – Friday
Hail is the whitest of grain; it is whirled from the vault of heaven and is tossed about by gusts of wind and then it melts into water. Ping: Happy Stones 00 – Dreamquest
The Elk-sedge usually lives in the fen,growing in the water. It wounds severely,staining with blood any man who makes a grab at it. Ping: Happy Stones 00 – Dreamquest
An estate is very dear to every man, if he can enjoy there in his house whatever is right and proper in constant prosperity. Ping: Happy Stones 00 – Dreamquest