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Synonyms for Brynhild

a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried

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In "Exercise" the speaker tells us that he has read "antique books" filled with "sweet lore" about heroes and heroines now dead, among whom are Arthur, Tristan, Patroklo, and Brynhild.
Some of her stories approach the probable or at least the plausible; the majority are sheer flights of fantasy, attempts to win a place for mystery and magic in a rather diminished but also more turbulent world aptly described by the ever more ethereal spirit-woman Brynhild Sigurdskaer: "Modern civilization only accepts what it can measure, weigh, and enclose with words.
20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cameron (NYSE: CAM) has received a contract valued at approximately $90 million from Statoil for the provision of high temperature, high pressure (HPHT) surface wellhead and Christmas trees for the Norwegian Gudrun platform with further options for the Valemon and Brynhild platform developments.
In the course of his adventures, he marries the beautiful and willful Gudrun and aids his friend Gunnar in seducing the Valkyrie Brynhild by assuming Gunnar's form, riding through a wall of fire, and spending three days and nights with her.
Under these contracts, Halliburton will provide directional drilling, logging-while-drilling, cementing, drilling fluids, and completion equipment and services at the Gudrun and Brynhild fields.
Lundin Petroleum expects the 2015 production to be approximately 50,000 boepd with full production from the Brynhild field and the start-up of the BE[sup.
10) Similarly, in the Saga of the Volsungs (a work which Tolkien knew well), (11) the Valkyrie Brynhild gives Sigurd knowledge of "victory runes" which are carved in the hilt and blade of a sword: