- The second source of the Siegfried story is the so- called " Volsungasaga", a prose paraphrase of the " Edda" songs. - "The Nibelungenlied", Unknown.
- Many strophes are found in them of the same meter as those on the tombstones of the Viking Age and those in which the songs of the Edda are chiefly written. - "Norwegian Life", Ethlyn T. Clough.
- 128. " The old German, and even the modern German, are much liker to the Visigothic than they are to the dialect of the Edda." - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.