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Lion and Hare…

* Lion lived in the forest. Lion was invincible and the sole champion of the forest. Whatever other creatures lived in the forest, Lion, killed and ate. * The animals of the forest came together and drew up a petition … Continue reading

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Hare and Lion…

* There once was a Lion who came to town. “I want Man to be my brother,” said Lion, “and by and by I will take him into my house. “Very well,” said Man, and so Lion started visiting him. … Continue reading

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The hand that feeds…

* Man and Hare became great friends. They were always getting into scrapes together and getting scolded by their mothers. * One day Man said, “let us do away with our mothers, then we shall be free.” Hare was not … Continue reading

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Burn, Burn, Burn…

* Man was always chasing Hare but Hare was usually too swift for him… * One day, by means of a fluke, Man caught Hare, “Now, I’ve got you,” said Man and he tied Hare to a tree, then he … Continue reading

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To Be…

* The Moon dies and rises to life again. Moon said to Hare, “Go to Men and tell them, ‘like as the Moon dies and again rises to life, so will you also.’” * Continue reading at France & Vincent

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Men of Meaning…

* All you ‘men of science’… Busy seeking spirit in matter… Continue reading at France & Vincent

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Royalty eh?

  * The king finished scrutinising his appearance in the full length mirror with a satisfying ‘gurgle’. His royal tailor had done an altogether splendid job of ‘ironing out’ the few minor discrepancies of attire which had been picked up … Continue reading

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Odin’s Steed…

* We have to travel far and wide before we can comprehend this story, but in psychological terms ‘Loki’ is straightforward enough. He represents the shadow side of the personality. * In the Myth Cycle as a whole, Loki’s binding … Continue reading

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Sleipnir…

* The next morning when the horseman led Svadilfari to the stone quarry he knew that the wall of Asgard would be completed on time and that the Goddess Freyja was to be his. * He took to humming a … Continue reading

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Shape-Changer…

* Three days shy of summer Asgard’s wall was all but complete. Only the gateway remained to be built. * The panic stricken Gods and Goddesses hunkered around the looming wall like moths drawn to a living flame. * Continue … Continue reading

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