With these cryptic words he slid off the bed, taking with him the large old-fashioned Bible which always lay by Nanna's bedside.
And they took the body of Nanna and they placed it side by side with Baldur's.
Nanna was a mere child, and Magde felt that she could not consult her upon such an intricate question.
Nanna looked at her half-sister questioningly, but did not offer to speak.
Nanna had firmly refused to go, saying it was a distinct call from God to Phebe herself, and that it would be wicked to disobey.
A primitive emotion, but then Nanna was the elemental woman.
I felt certain that it would be very difficult for those who had at first carried off Nanna to effect that object a second time.
And so it was upon the viands that Nanna's attention was immediately concentrated.
"I have not been out of the house before, to-day," replied Nanna.
"Then nothing else matters," said Nanna, comfortably, and openly wiped her eyes.