When they would hence, Folker, the daring, must bear the flag.
Giselher and Gere both were come; Dankwart and Folker, too, had heard about the strangers.
They had with them from Burgundy land a hero of his hands, the which was named Folker.
With all their wit they could not hinder it, when Folker and Hagen gan rage so sore.
"Let go the lion, master, he is so fierce of mood," quoth the good knight Folker.
Folker and Hagen and Ortwin, too, dimmed in the battle the gleam of many a helm with flowing blood, these storm-bold men.
Folker, the valiant man, shall also ride along; he shall bear the banner, for to none would I liefer grant it.
Then came bold Folker, a noble minstrel he, with thirty of his men for the journey to Kriemhild's court.
With them there cometh one also, hight Dankwart; the other is named Folker, well beseen with courtesie.
Now tell me, friend Folker, whether ye will stand by me, if perchance Kriemhild's men would fight me?