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 Urda or Urdan Fount (The).Urgan. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Urda, Verdandi, and Skulda.
The three Nornir (Past, Present, and Future) who dwell in a beautiful hall below the ash-tree Yggdrasil’. Their employment is to engrave on a shield the destiny of man. (Scandinavian mythology.)   1
   Urd (Past) takes the threads from Verdandi (Present), and Verdandi takes them from Skuld (Future).   2
   ¶ “What is that which was to-morrow and will be yesterday?“ Verdandi stands between Skuld (to-morrow) and Urd (yesterday).   3

 Urda or Urdan Fount (The).Urgan. 


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