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Odin voluntarily sacrificed an eye to drink from the Well of Wisdom.
  Norse mythology:  supreme god of war, poetry, knowledge and wisdom (for which he gave an eye)
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  • Odin voluntarily sacrificed an eye to drink from the Well of Wisdom.
  • The re-emergence of worshiping Odin, Thor and other Norse gods may be a natural reaction to globalization.
  • But only two of the Elders, Hekate and Odin, managed to nurture their Yggdrasill seeds to life.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • Offerings to Odin sometimes took the form of human sacrifices.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World

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  • The suicide assassins packed the camera with explosives and detonated it during an interview with Massoud at his base in Khvajeh Ba Odin, an hour by helicopter to the west of Sost, where Mortenson had just spent the night.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Woden or Odin was the chief god of Scandinavian mythology.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • I came in peace from my lord Amon-Ra as an emissary to Wise Odin.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Three great gifts we forged—golden hair for the goddess Sif, the spear Gungnir for Odin, and the ship Skidbladnir for Frey of the Vanir.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • "It is a Runic manuscript, the language of the original population of Iceland, invented by Odin himself," cried my uncle, angry at my ignorance.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • In the oak-woods of Britain the Druids held their followers; Odin and Freya maintained their godships in Gaul and Germany and among the Hyperboreans; Egypt was satisfied with her crocodiles and Anubis; the Persians were yet devoted to Ormuzd and Ahriman, holding them in equal honor; in hope of the Nirvana, the Hindoos moved on patient as ever in the rayless paths of Brahm; the beautiful Greek mind, in pauses of philosophy, still sang the heroic gods of Homer; while in Rome nothing was…
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur

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  • Ragnarok: Fenrir the Wolf Devouring Odin (carved stone, Viking, Britain, c.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • "May the fiend fly away with me, and leave me in Ifrin with the souls of Odin and of Thor!" answered Cedric impatiently, and would probably have proceeded in the same tone of total departure from his spiritual character, when the colloquy was interrupted by the harsh voice of Urfried, the old crone of the turret.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • …myself the exact dimensions of Jehovah, Lithographing Kronos, Zeus his son, and Hercules his grandson, Buying drafts of Osiris, Isis, Belus, Brahma, Buddha, In my portfolio placing Manito loose, Allah on a leaf, the crucifix engraved, With Odin and the hideous-faced Mexitli and every idol and image, Taking them all for what they are worth and not a cent more, Admitting they were alive and did the work of their days, (They bore mites as for unfledg’d birds who have now to rise and fly…
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • Odin, the All-Father, imprisoned me, bound by enchanted chains between massive rocks.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • 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
  • Odin meant me to lie there in agony forever, for the crime of killing Baldur!
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • And I seized the indestructible Odin.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • And now it is Odin who lies writhing in torment.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Odin One-Eye, all-powerful Odin, is in my power now.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Odin One-Eye, all-powerful Odin, is in my power now.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Odin, like Hekate, had power over magic.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • Josh frowned, trying to remember what little he knew about Odin.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • Then we will pay the ransom to Loki so that he may release from unjust captivity the All-Father himself, Odin One-Eye.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki’s demanded some kind of ransom for releasing Odin.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Zeus and his children, Huitzilopoctli and his foul brood, Odin and his own.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • We must free wise Odin.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • "I would soon have beat him into courtesy," observed Brian; "I am accustomed to deal with such spirits: Our Turkish captives are as fierce and intractable as Odin himself could have been; yet two months in my household, under the management of my master of the slaves, has made them humble, submissive, serviceable, and observant of your will.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
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