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  • Most of the stories about Balder concern his death.
  • But there were countless myths about Thor and Odin, Freyr and Frey a, Hoder and Balder and many other gods.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • In Europe life retreats out of the cold, and exquisite fireside myths have resulted—Balder, Persephone—but here the retreat is from the source of life, the treacherous sun, and no poetry adorns it because disillusionment cannot be beautiful.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • That’s like thinking well of Balder, in Connecticut, Eugene thought.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel

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  • He was thinner, balder, and grayer, and his face had a crumpled look.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Even he was repelled by the stern command, "Down, Balder, down!
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • The rosy man had grown pale; his flesh had fallen away; he was visibly balder and older; and yet it was not so much, these tokens of a swift physical decay that arrested the lawyer’s notice, as a look in the eye and quality of manner that seemed to testify to 44) some deep-seated terror of the mind.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • It was shrinking very fast, growing balder and balder, the black hair and stubble retracting into his skull; his cheeks becoming smooth, his skull round and covered with a peachlike fuzz… A baby’s head now sat grotesquely on top of the thick, muscled neck of the Death Eater as he struggled to get up again; but even as they watched, their mouths open, the head began to swell to its previous proportions again; thick black hair was sprouting from the pate and chin… ’It’s Time,’ said…
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • He was a little stouter, a little balder, a little grayer.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • He inclined his head, balder than she remembered.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings

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  • It was shrinking very fast, growing balder and balder, the black hair and stubble retracting into his skull; his cheeks becoming smooth, his skull round and covered with a peachlike fuzz… A baby’s head now sat grotesquely on top of the thick, muscled neck of the Death Eater as he struggled to get up again; but even as they watched, their mouths open, the head began to swell to its previous proportions again; thick black hair was sprouting from the pate and chin… ’It’s Time,’ said…
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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