Nerthus: “The Sacred Wain”, by Pollyanna Jones. From the book “Gods of the Germanic Peoples”, vol.2, p. 402.

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By sail and by row
to the island we go.
By sail and by row
to the island we go.

On a hidden island
 near a secret lake,
lives Nerthus our goddess
 we never will forsake.

On an open wagon,
 drawn by two strong cows,
She leaves her holy grove
 rememb’ring our vows.

By sail and by row
to the island we go.
By sail and by row
to the island we go.

As long as she’s driving
 there’s mirth all in the land
No weapon will be raised then,
 ’cause peace is her demand.

We are a seven tribes
 all represented here,
to venerate the goddess,
 we feel her very near.

By sail and by row
to the island we go.
By sail and by row
to the island we go.

In her we are united,
 it brings us really close.
With words we solve our conflicts
 in stead of to oppose.

The Longbeards and Suevi
 we learned them to respect us,
The name of our goddess, 
 prevents them to agress us.
  
By sail and by row
to the island we go.
By sail and by row
to the island we go.

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