Finnish Legends for English Children

Finnish Legends for English Children

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"[...]'Nevermore will Aino's spirit come to thee to be so treated, ' and as it spoke the fish dived out of sight. Still Wainamoinen did not give up, but took out his nets and began dragging the waters. And he dragged all the waters in the lands of Lapland and of Kalevala, and caught fish of every sort, only Aino, now the water-maiden, never came into his net. 'Fool that I am, ' he said at length, 'surely I was once wise, had at least a bit of wisdom, but now all my power has left me. For I have had Aino in my boat, but did not know until too late that I had even caught her.' And with these words he gave up his search and set off to his home in Kalevala. And on his way he mourned that the joyous song of the sacred cuckoo had ceased, [...]show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.59mm | 199.58g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507701292
  • 9781507701294

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