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Fridthjof Saga

Auhtor: Esaias Tegner

Language: english

Genres:

poetry,  myth
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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'Fridthjof Saga':

... may be read. October, 1876. CONTENTS. Canto I. Fridthjof and Ingeborg. Canto II. King Bele and Thorstein. Canto III. Fridthjof's Inheritance. Canto ...
... next who came was Halfdan, a light-haired swain:. His countenance was noble, but weak and vain. He gaily bore a falchion, with which he gestured,. And ...
... at evening. Brighter than helmet or sword were the sparkling shields ranged round the chamber. Bright as the time of the sun were they, clear ...
... Though from no king he descended, yet was his mind truly royal, Courteous, noble and kind. Daily became he more famous. Twelve gray-haired champions, ...
... thou be,-. A situation. Among my domestics befits thy station.. Thy servant. no, never. was Fridthjof's reply,. My father had never ...
... Saga at a wedding feast. To speak with flowers, O, brook, who taught thee. The feeling in my heart a guest. Ye northern nightingales, ...
... all my love before great Valhal's gods. And there my love, like them an Asa-child,. Shall see itself reflected in the shields,. And ...
... gods can give. That offering, Fridthjof, is severe enough. And words of consolation well deserves. I know thou lovest me-that I have known. E'er ...
... stroke. Tighter now the sail he fastens,. Fleeter o'er the water skims,. Straight to westward fearless hastens,. Goes where'er the billow ...
... battle-meal potation. There's nothing here to quaff. Upon the board hot-smoking. The silver dishes glow. A cold meal is provoking,. And ...
... in her bloom,. How she was left to languish,. Her heart with grief o'ercome,-. Each maiden's cheek was burning,. Each bosom sore distressed. And ...
... falsehood borrows my Ingeborg's voice,-. A voice like wind which o'er flower fields strayeth. Or harp-strings' music when Brage playeth. I'll ...
... mountain ranges. Where honor dwells,. Creation's changes. Your rune-face tells. Ye lakes and highlands. I knew so well,. Ye rocks ...
... upon the waters blue,. Its wings were stout, and gayly and safely too it flew. But crippled now and frozen, it leaves the land no more,. And ...
... what else, the crown of heroes is not won by such a plan.. So sang both the birds, but Fridthjof, snatching up his battle-blade, Flung it from him ...
... the outlawed, cast up on the sand.. Sad is the hearing,. Ring said, replying,. When a man moans like a weak maiden's sigh. Valhal ...
... stainless make his shield, thine anger turning. Thy burden take away, I cannot bear it,. The dark wood's music in my soul doth cry. A moment's ...
... heart's untamed and bitter hate. Canst thou not silence them, and canst thou not forgive,. O youth. What wilt thou then in Balder's sacred house. With ...
... was closed,- the key fast rusted in the lock. Then grasping both the door-posts, hard and fierce he shook The rotten pillars. All at once, with ...
... celebrated afterward (1612) for a battle in which the Norwegians slaughtered the forces of Col. St. Clair, the Scotch ally of Christian IV, of Denmark. ...