The Nibelunger Lied, Lay of the Nibelung Anonymous

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The Nibelunger Lied, Lay of the Nibelung  by  Anonymous

The Nibelunger Lied, Lay of the Nibelung by Anonymous
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887. Excerpt: ...

TWENTIETH ADVENTURE Kincs 4Et?eI senBsMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.

1887. Excerpt: ... TWENTIETH ADVENTURE Kincs 4Et?eI senBs to ttlmemljtttia About this time it happened that Queen Helke died, And the Monarch Etzel sought another bride- Him his friends then counselled to look to Burgundy, To a royal widow, Chriemhild, so named was she. When Helke lay a-dying to the King she said: If you again are seeking a noble wife to wed, The highest and the fairest that monarch eer did gain, Then take the Lady Chriemhild- strong Siegfried was her man.

Then spake the wealthy Etzel: How could that well be? Still a heathen monarch and unbaptized am I, And she is a Christian- her hand I neer could claim. Twere indeed great wonder if she hither came. To whom his friends swift answered: She might do it yet, For your name so mighty and your wealth so great. Let the quest be followed with this noble Queen- It would well become you her lovely form to win. Then spake the noble Monarch: Who of ye best does know This people on the Rhine-beach and the land also? Whom answered good Sir Rudeger, Knight of Bechlaren: From childhood with their Princes have I in friendship been.

Gunther and Gernot--noble knights are they- The third is Geiselher. Of each you well may say, In all of highest usage and virtue hell be found- In these, too, did their grandsires ever much abound. Then again spake Etzel: Friends, now let me hear, Whether in this country the crown she well may bear. And if so great her beauty as report does tell. True friends have I many who have served me well.

In her beauty she is like to my late Ladye, Helke the Queen so wealthy- none fairer could there be Over all the kingdom to stand a very Queen- He who as wife shall win her may be content, I ween. And know too, noble Etzel, putting thyself aside, She to the best of Degen, Siegfried, was...



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