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Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Anglo Saxon Riddles #2

Have a go at solving the riddle before you can see the answer below.


Silent is my garment when I tread the earth or inhabit the dwellings or stir the waters. Sometimes my trappings and this high air raise me above the abodes of men, and the power of clouds then bears me far and wide over the people. My adornments resound loudly and make melody; they sing clearly when I am not near the flood and the earth - a travelling spirit.









Answer: Swan

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