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The Heron of Forgetfulness: Drink and Moderation in Germanic Religion

The ale of the sons of men  is not as good,  as they say;  since about his own mind  a man knows less,  the more he drinks. That is called the heron of forgetfulness,  which hovers over ale-parties,  it robs a man of his mind;  with this bird’s feathers  I was fettered  in Gunnlath’s garden.… Continue reading The Heron of Forgetfulness: Drink and Moderation in Germanic Religion