In addition to attacking and raiding Western Europe, the Vikings also established colonies throughout the world, reaching as far as the New World. They settled in Greenland, Iceland, parts of France, Great Britain, North America, Ukraine, and Russia.
Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.
In 1650 Anne Bradstreet was the first female American to publish a book.