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Where Is Denmark

Retracing the path by which he had come, he went back on the exact same road, and meeting Balder plunged his sword into his side, and laid him low half dead. When the news was told to the soldiers, a cheery shout of triumph rose from all the camp of Hother, whilst the Danes held a public mourning for the fate of Balder. He, feeling no doubt of his impending death, and stung by the anguish of his wound, renewed the battle on the morrow and, when it raged hotly, bade that he really should be borne on a litter...