[twilight of the gods]. The day of doom, when the
present world and all its inhabitants will be annihilated. Vidar of
Vali will survive the conflagration, and reconstruct the universe on
an imperishable basis. (Scandinavian mythology.)
And Frithiof, mayst thou sleep away
Till Ragnarok, if such thy will.
Frithiof-Saga: Frithiof's Joy.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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