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Afrafaste army Arnesson Arnljot Gelline art thou bade banner battle BATTLE OF STIKLESTAD bishop Bjorn Bjornson BJORNSTJERNE BJORNSON Blood-red body bonders bore Chapter chieftain Christianity death earth eyes faith fare farmstead father fell fight Finn Finn Arnesson fire follow forest gave gaze gleaming go hurrying go scurrying gods Gowk-Thorir greeting hand heard heaven Heimskringla host Iamtlanders Ingigerd Kalf Kalv Kalv Arnesson King Olaf King's land laughter lifted light Loki Lord mickle mighty mind mountains naught Ne'er night Norsemen Norway o'er Odin Olaf the Holy Olaf Trygvason Onward peace poem ring rode Rolf Krake Saga of Olaf sang says shalt shields shoulder silent skalds slain smiled smote Snorri Sturluson SONG sorrow soul spear Stiklestad stood sword thee Thorgeir Thorgils Thorir Hound Thormod thought Throndhjem Tiundaland took Tore Hund Torfinn Trand Translated trolls Vikar vision warriors weapons weary wild words wounds
Сторінка 159 - There has always been a peculiar fascination for the student of American history in that chapter of it which deals with the pre-Columbian discovery of this continent. ... To sweep away the cobwebs of error is no small task, but Professor Hovgaard's book, with its painstaking following of the scientific method, should go a long way toward its completion. . . . Professor Hovgaard has made the best complete exposition up to date of the voyages of the Norsemen to America.
Сторінка 157 - COMMITTEE ON PUBLICATIONS WILLIAM HENRY SCHOFIELD, Professor of Comparative Literature in Harvard University, Chairman ARTHUR HUBBELL PALMER, Professor of the German Language and Literature in Yale University HENRY GODDARD LEACH, Secretary of the Foundation SCANDINAVIAN CLASSICS I. Comedies by Holberg : Jeppe of the Hill, The Political Tinker, Erasmus Montanus Translated from the Danish by OSCAR JAMES CAMPBELL, JR., and FREDERIC SCHENCK, with an Introduction by OSCAR JAMES CAMPBELL, JR. 1914.
Сторінка 157 - ... happy one, and this happiness is reflected in the optimism of his poetry. Boston Herald. III. Poems and Songs by Bjornstjerne Bjornson Translated from the Norwegian in the Original Meters, with an Introduction and Notes, by ARTHUR HUBBELL PALMER. 1915. xxii+264 pages. Price $1.50 Lovers of Bjornson will be grateful to the translator for the sympathetic loyalty with which he has adhered to the words as well as the spirit of the original.
Сторінка 158 - In Strindberg's presentation of his hero, Olof becomes the prototype of all idealistic reformers, uncompromising at moments as Ibsen's Brand, but more living than he because more subtly studied in his moods of weakness as well as in his exultation of strength.
Сторінка 32 - ... the hosts of the heathen, and, smiling, falls with his king on the field of Stiklestad. One song from this cycle, "The Cloister in the South" is here reproduced in an exact copy of the original metre, in the hope that even this imperfect representation of the poem may be better than none at all. Who would enter so late the cloister in?
Сторінка ix - Arnljot Gelline HH Boyesen says: "Never has he found a more daring and tremendous expression for the spirit of old Norse paganism than in this powerful but somewhat chaotic poem. Never has any one gazed more deeply into the ferocious heart of the primitive, predatory man, whose free, wild soul has not yet been tamed by social obligations and the scourge of the law.