Utgard-Loki


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Utgard-Loki

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(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the giant king of Utgard
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But when a trencher is placed before him he cannot eat as quickly as Utgard-Loki's servant, Logi, for while "Loki had left only the bones of his meat, ...
Playing with the cat is, as Utgard-Loki admits, a game for children, while the acts of eating and drinking emblematize social celebrations fitting for adult communities.
The servants of Utgard-Loki are enigmas to the visitors, until the giant god reveals the transparency of their names and we, as well as Thor and his friends, soon know them as abstractions, habits of mind, or mythological beings.