He carried off from Ymisland Ama the daughter of Ymir, and afterwards married her.
As Ymir looked upon the being that was being formed he hated him for his beauty.
Ymir was the father of the first giant, Bur had a son called Br.
Ymir, the Ancient Giant, hated him so much that he would have slain him then and there.
Under the tree lies Ymir, and when he tries to shake off its weight the earth quakes.
They took the hair of Ymir and they made it into the forests of trees.
Then Odin took the body of Ymir, and with the help of his brothers he fashioned from it the earth and the sea and the sky.
"Swear not so often by Ymir," muttered a warrior, glancing at the distant mountains.
The dwarfs till then had been just like maggots in Ymir's dead flesh, but now received human likeness.
And when evening came Ymir saw thrusting itself through the icy rock a head of hair.