The Danes, Sketched by Themselves, Vol. 3 of 3

The Danes, Sketched by Themselves, Vol. 3 of 3 : Series of Popular Stories by the Best Danish Authors (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Danes, Sketched by Themselves, Vol. 3 of 3: Series of Popular Stories by the Best Danish Authors From his infancy he had loved the sea, with its rest less waves; the dark blue ocean, with its white sails; and the idea of a sailor's pleasant life per vaded his very dreams. During the winter months he was satisfied to go to school, and learn to read and write; but in summer, when the soft wind stole with its balmy breath through the windows of the schoolroom, he used to fancy that it brought him greetings from the adjacent sea - that it came fraught with the odour of the sun-bleached deck, of the tarry rope, of the swelling sail - and then the schoolroom became too confined for him, and his little breast heaved with a longing which he could not repress. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 417g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243317751
  • 9780243317752