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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ragnarok [twilight of the gods].
 
The day of doom, when the present world and all its inhabitants will be annihilated. Vidar of Vali will survive the conflagration, and reconstruct the universe on in imperishable basis. (Scandinavian mythology.)   1
       
“And, Frithiof, mayst thou sleep away
Till Ragnarok, if such thy will.”
       
Frithiof-Saga: Frithiof’s Joy.
 


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