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Stories of Siegfried

Told to the Children

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Author: Mary Esther Miller MacGregor (Marian Keith)
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,268 / 67 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 868
Added to site: 2008.08.04
mnybks.net#: 21657
Origin: gutenberg.org
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than twelve waggons could carry away in four days and nights, each going three journeys.

Indeed, however much you took from this marvellous treasure, never did it seem to grow less.

But more precious even than the gold or the jewels of the hoard was a wonderful sword which it possessed. It was named Balmung, and had been tempered by the Nibelungs in their glowing forges underneath the glad green earth.

Before the magic strength of Balmung's stroke, the strongest warrior must fall, nor could his armour save him, however close its links had been welded by some doughty smith.

As Siegfried rode towards the two little dwarfs, they turned and saw him, with his bright, fair face, and flowing locks.

Nimble as little hares they darted to his side, and begged that he would come and divide their treasure. He should have the good sword Balmung as reward, they cried.

Siegfried dismounted, well pleased to do these ugly little men a kindness.

But alas! ere long the dwarfs be

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