For a long time the ghosts and witches pursued me even into Dreamland.
We hear also a good deal of witches and valkyries, and of charms and magic; as an instance we may cite the fact that certain (Runic) letters were credited, as in the North, with the power of loosening bonds.
One wicked witch named Mombi stole him and carried him away, keeping him as a prisoner.
Then the Witches divided up the kingdom, and ruled the four parts of it until you came here.
Its somewhat gloomy aspect, enhanced by the tortuous narrow lanes flanked by gabled houses of the 15th century, has gained for it among countryfolk the sobriquet of the "Witches' nest" (Hexen-Nest).